SC Academic Library News

Library Hosts National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit

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The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Library is proud to host a nationally traveling exhibit entitled "And There's the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors." The six banner exhibit is on loan to the library from the National Library of Medicine from July 25 through September 3, 2016, and is currently on display in the library near the circulation desk.

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Prominent 19th century botanist Henry William Ravenel’s plant specimens, journals reunited online

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Two hundred and two years after the May 1814 birth of Henry William Ravenel, a 19th century South Carolina planter and botanist, a dedicated team from North Carolina and South Carolina universities and colleges has made his manuscripts and collections available online.

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First Folio exhibit at USC's Hollings Library April 14-30, 2016

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Seven years after his death in 1616, William Shakespeare’s friends compiled 36 of his plays into a book, Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, now known as the First Folio. Without their foresight, 18 previously unpublished works including Julius CaesarMacbeth, and The Tempest could have been lost forever.One of the few surviving copies of the First Folio is on exhibit at the Ernest F.

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Clemson Literary Festival to be held April 6-8

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Clemson Literary Festival to be held April 6-8

Clemson University will host its ninth annual Literary Festival featuring world-renowned authors such as the revered Pulitzer Prize Winner and former Poet Laureate to the United States, Charles Simic. The festival aims to promote and celebrate the art and craft of writing. South Carolina Humanities supported this project with a Fast Track Literary Grant in November 2015.

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USC-Union to host Upcountry Literary Festival

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The University of South Carolina—Union will host its sixth annual Upcountry Literary Festival on March 18-19, 2016. This two day event will showcase literary, academic, and musical talents, within the rural areas of the Upstate region and is designed to encourage increased awareness, appreciation, and participation in the humanities. South Carolina Humanities supported this project with a Fast Track Literary Grant in November 2015.

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LIBRIS 2016 Call to Conference

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Friday, May 13, 2016 | Hosted by Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave, North Charleston SC 29406 | Building 920 - College Center

We Need You! We are looking for interesting and exciting sessions for the 2016 LIBRIS Conference and we cannot do it without you. If you have an interesting idea, learned something new you would like to share, presented at a regional or national conference, and would like to present your topic again, dust it off, and submit it.

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Transforming Librarians Through Technology

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Call for Proposals

The University of South Carolina Upstate Library will be holding a Transforming Librarians through Technology conference on May 5, 2016. We are looking for librarians and/or library science students to share how technology is transforming libraries and librarians.

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Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival November 5-6, 2015

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If you're interested in writing and talking about writing, plan on attending Francis Marion University's annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival. Four nationally known and best-selling authors and poets, and their avid readers, will descend upon the university Nov. 5 and 6 at this year's Festival, which is free and open to the public.

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USC Libraries offer free advice on recovering treasures from flood damage

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The University of South Carolina Libraries are offering free advice to those affected by the flood to help stop further deterioration and start the recovery process for damaged books, papers, films, photographs and memorabilia. Librarians and archivists from UofSC are partnering with other state library and archive officials to provide basic information necessary to potentially save damaged family treasures. No registration required. 

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