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There have been numerous changes to the Wimberly Library for the fall semester. Dean Hixson shares what's been updated and what's next for the Libraries in her latest blog. 

 

Human library

We are looking for FAU students, faculty and staff to volunteer to be books for our Human Library-FAU Edition event on November 8th. Click here to find out more about the Human Library and what it means to volunteer! 

 

Located in the Alumni Alcove, our new Geographic Information Systems Corner has computers equipped with GIS software for all FAU students to use. 

 

KCJO Jewish Cultural Society Concert

The Florida Atlantic University Libraries and the FAU Jewish Cultural Society will host Aaron Kula’s nine-member Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) for its annual concert of beloved Yiddish songs and traditional klezmer “freilachs and bulgars.”

 

FAU Libraries Textbook Reserve Program

We know how expensive textbooks can be. So, why buy them when you can borrow them from the library? That’s right. We have over 400 textbooks waiting to be checked out, and it doesn’t cost a thing! Click to find out more. 

 

This semester, the Wimberly Library opened up a space for its new Diversity Burrow. This is a collection of a few hundred books (some newly acquired and some pulled from the existing collection) whose purpose is to provide a quick, deep dive into the variety of perspectives and life experiences that are represented in our general collection.

 

Have ideas about how we can improve the library? Join our FAU Student Library Advisory Committee and voice your opinions. Click for more details and to apply! 

 

Dean's Musings

Yesterday during my Donuts with the Dean event in the Wimberly Library, I had many interesting discussions with new and returning students about their hopes and plans for their academic careers and their lives. FAU’s students are focused, smart......

 

Dean's Musings

Welcome to the new academic year in the FAU Libraries.  For those of you who are new to FAU, we invite you to discover our spaces, our collections, and the services offered by our welcoming, professional faculty and staff at three different locations: Boca Raton, Jupiter, and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. 

 

Dean's Musings

As part of the Libraries’ efforts to help reduce the cost of the degree for students, specifically regarding the cost of textbooks and other required course materials, we are working to increase the number of printed textbooks available on Reserve.  Because we have no funds for purchasing textbooks, we have been pulling print copies of required textbooks out of our open stacks and placing them on Reserve.