Fall 2012

Document Type

News Article

Department (Manual Entry)

Office of the Director


The 10th issue of the library newsletter (fall, 2012)

Inside this Issue:

Front Page

--Director's statement by Hedi BenAicha

--Our Name in Lights!

Our Staff (p.2)

--Welcome Kieran Ayton, Assistant Professor/Emerging Technologies Librarian by Ellen Morais

In their Own Words (p. 3)

--Anthony Loffredio, Student Intern, URI GSLIS

--Ashlee Fuller, RIC Senior, Communications Major

Technology (p. 4-5)

--iPads @ Your Library by Kieran Ayton

--The E-Column: Streaming Media by Judith Stokes

--Increasing Affordability with Digital Textbooks by Brendan Ryan

--What's New With E-Books? by Carla Weiss

Library Collections (p. 6-7)

--The Sky is the Limit: Implementing the SkyRiver cataloging module in Adams Library by Kresten Jespersen

--New Digital Initiatives: The Baxter Collection by Kresten Jespersen

--In the Archives: Mary Weber, Mary Davey and Women at RIC by Marlene Lopes

Library Events and Exhibits (p. 8-9)

--What's Happening @ Adams...

  • We're Celebrating Diversity All Month Long!
  • Margaret Burroughs Collection
  • Svetlana N. Sidorkina Art Exhhibit at Adams Library
  • Library Lecture Series: Emily Danforth on The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Debra Thomson
  • Library Lecture Series: Andres Ramirez on MetroLingualism: A (Not So) New Vision for 21st Century World Class Education by Carla Weiss

Book Reviews (p. 10-11)

--Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty (by John M. Barry) Reviewd by Tony Carlino

--The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (by Michelle Alexander) Reviewed by Judith Stokes

--HHhH (by Laurent Binet, trans. by Sam Taylor) Reviewed by Robert Foreman

Back Page (12)

--Recycling Program Expanded by Debra Thomson

--Friends of Adams Library Annual Membership Drive by Debra Thomson