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October 31, 2011

One Universirty, One Book: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Read and enjoy Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, a graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi. Satrapi's 2003 book discusses growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. It depicts her childhood. "Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions of home life and public life," according to the book flap. The book has been made into a movie, as well. Join the Governors State University community in a discussion of this book

from 5 to 7 p.m.,


Nov. 1, 2011,

in the Cafeteria annex at GSU.

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October 20, 2011

RefWorks Workshops

RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows you to create your own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases and other various sources. Citations to books, media, and objects can also be entered manually and stored on the web for access from anywhere. Your personal database can serve as your personal catalog of references. You can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.

Workshops will be held:

Tues, October 25th, Wed October 26th from 1-2pm in D2401B (library computer lab)
Tues November 1st, Wed November 2nd from 12-1pm in D2401B

Please register for the workshop at http://www.govst.edu/library/workshops

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October 19, 2011

Research & Writing Clinics

Need help with brief research paper questions. Attend one of the three reasearch & writing clinics to held in the University Library. Assistance will be provided by one of our reference librarians and writing center consultant.

All clinics will meet 5-7 pm.

Monday, October 24 in Room D2401B
Tuesday, October 25th in Room D2401A
Wednesday, October 26th in Room D2401B

Posted by lwilliams at 11:01 AM | Comments (0)