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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March calendar

Have you visited the SUL Events web page lately? The Libraries has many events, exhibits and workshops scheduled for March.

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by Joanna Dyla, Nancy Lorimer

In the past several months, the Metadata Development Unit (MDU) in the Metadata Department underwent major staff expansion that broadened the unit’s foreign language expertise and the ability to create discovery and access metadata for the SUL collections in many additional languages and scripts. We are pleased to introduce our new colleagues to you. 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Shanghai’s emergence as a future metropolis threatens a vital aspect of its culinary culture. The snacks (xiao chi 小吃) that are sold from the small shops and mobile stands of the city’s streets and alleyways - dumplings steamed in wooden baskets, nighttime barbeques, carts selling stir-fried noodles - are all disappearing. Shanghai’s officials and urban planners seem to subscribe to the dominant modernist narrative, which contends that development demands that the informality of street vending be replaced by the regulated order of chain stores and shopping malls. In Shanghai progress is often equated with ‘cleaning up the streets’.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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You are cordially invited to the March karaoke extravaganza for all SUL staff and the Department of Art and Art History!

Join us for the magical communal bonding experience that happens when humans sing, play and perform with one another! Experience the huge screen and amazing sound at the new McMurtry Art Building's Oshman Hall!