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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

The City of Chicago experienced the celebration of Mexican Independence Day throughout neighborhoods and in the downtown area, this past week. September and October holds significance for the Latinx and Hispanic communities, though the cars honking and people dancing in the streets brings both joy to the revelers and frustration to motorists. Many Latin American […]

19 Women Suffragists for the 19th Amendment

In commemoration of the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment (1920-2020), we’re highlighting 19 Suffragists for the 19th Amendment. All eBooks are available for checkout from the University Libraries. Jane Addams was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize… Addams learned of the abject working conditions in American factories, the unchecked power […]

Loyola Archives & Special Collections Digitization Priorities Project

The Loyola Archives & Special Collections is soliciting recommendations on what materials from our collections would be most useful if available digitally. The goal of this project is to create a priority list for digitization of primary sources to be used by Loyola students and faculty, and other researchers, for research and projects. Archives & […]

LUC Libraries Statement on Commercial Textbook Challenges for Online Instruction

As we approach the Fall 2020 semester, Loyola University Chicago Libraries staff are committed to providing alternative access to our print Course Reserves collection. To support instructors and students, we are developing new approaches to how we acquire course textbooks, even in a primarily online, alternative delivery environment.  However, this work is hampered by textbook publishers who do not provide electronic purchasing […]

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