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Monday, May 10, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

FEATURED ITEM:
-- Story: University Libraries summer 2021 hours begin May 10

STORIES:
-- Gift supports visual design partnership in Pattee Library Collaboration Commons
-- Sarah Mirk's 'Guantanamo Voices' wins 2021 Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize
-- Libraries announces circus-themed Short Stories contest winners
-- Pa. Center for the Book announces 2021 'Poems from Life with Juniper Village'
-- Libraries announces summer 2021 Scholarly Communications and Copyright workshops

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FEATURED ITEM:

Story: University Libraries summer 2021 hours begin May 10
Summer hours at Penn State University Libraries' locations University-wide begin Monday, May 10. On the University Park campus, most operating hours will be similar to mid- to late spring semester hours, with minor exceptions at two locations. Pattee Library and Paterno Library will open its doors weekdays at 9 a.m. and will be open 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, and the Engineering Library will open at 1 p.m. weekdays. Hours vary by location.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/frBY6ygb

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Gift supports visual design partnership in Pattee Library Collaboration Commons
Penn State University Libraries' new Michael and Cynthia Evanisko Collaboration Grant is funding a three-year partnership with the College of Arts and Architecture's Department of Graphic Design to feature student artwork in a prominent public place. Through art, the Evaniskos hope to inspire reflection and new ways of thinking for Penn State students and the greater library-visiting community.

https://news.psu.edu/link/WMQxrdwn
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Sarah Mirk's 'Guantanamo Voices' wins 2021 Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize
"Guantanamo Voices: True Accounts from the World's Most Infamous Prison" edited by Sarah Mirk and published by Abrams ComicArts has won the 2021 Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize. Penn State University Libraries sponsors the juried award and its administrator, the Pennsylvania Center for the Book.

https://news.psu.edu/link/tTSzZwvL
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Libraries announces circus-themed Short Stories contest winners
The winning writers of Penn State University Libraries Short Stories' "A Night at the Circus" spring 2021 contest have been announced. Representing five Penn State campuses, the latest writing contest encouraged students, faculty and staff across the commonwealth to submit their best circus-themed creative writing in the form of short stories or poetry.

https://news.psu.edu/link/M5gkDmXx
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Pa. Center for the Book announces 2021 'Poems from Life with Juniper Village'
The Pennsylvania Center for the Book announces the fifth annual 2021 "Poems from Life with Juniper Village," a project developed in partnership with Juniper Village Senior Living at Brookline to share and celebrate the lives of Juniper residents with original, individualized poems presented by local poets.

https://news.psu.edu/link/d9JHvXn3
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Libraries announces summer 2021 Scholarly Communications and Copyright workshops
Starting May 25, Penn State University Libraries will offer a virtual slate of scholarly communications and copyright workshops for students, faculty and staff, including the Introduction to Copyright series, an advanced practice session on fair use, and workshops on Penn State's open access policy.

https://news.psu.edu/link/cJSgkWwG

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Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/psQxTpYS

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