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New Resource: Yearbook of Muslims in Europe

he following resource is now available:

Resource name:  Yearbook of Muslims in Europe

Permanent URL:   https://eresources.library.nd.edu/databases/yrbkmuslimeurope

Description:

An essential resource for analyzing Europe’s dynamic Muslim populations. Featuring up-to-date research from more than 40 European countries, this comprehensive reference work summarizes significant activities, trends and developments. Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online is updated annually with the most current information available from surveyed countries.

HERRLY INTERNSHIP IN PARIS: Opportunity for Undergraduate Students-University of Notre Dame

Purpose

The Herrly Internship in Paris Grant offers undergraduate students the opportunity to work for retired US Army Colonel (and Notre Dame alumnus) Peter Herrly.   The internship allows students to build professional experience in a number of skill areas, provides keen insight into both international affairs and academic conferences, and is an excellent opportunity for students to use their French-language skills.  The funding provided would cover transportation to/from Paris as well as modest living expenses for up to six weeks.

Deadline

April 3, 2018

Maximum Award

$6,000. Funds are typically paid as a one-time stipend.

 

Paid Internship Opportunity for Students! – Indianapolis Library Foundation/Glick Awards

We have another paid internship opportunity at the Library Foundation starting this fall, 2018.

The intern will be assisting me with the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Dinner and Meet an Author, Be an Author planning and logistics.

While a lot of the internship will be more events focused, they would have a chance to meet and work with a variety of people working in the literary field.

Potential Applicants should review The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation web.

Caity Withers, DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

phone (317) 275-4868

cwithers@indyplfoundation.org

THE INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION

User Trial: YEWNO – Contextual Search and Discovery

Hesburgh Libraries is piloting Yewno — a new search tool that uses full text analysis, computational semantics, and machine learning to visualize the connections between concepts. Yewno can help expand your research inquiry or focus your research question at the beginning phases of a project. Its data visualization feature illustrates how concepts are related—it allows you to browse documents and navigate intuitively across interdisciplinary fields.

We Need Your Feedback!

Try Yewno and give us feedback about your experience.

  • How did Yewno impact your research process?
  • What did you like about Yewno?
  • What could be improved?
  • Who might benefit from Yewno?

Where to Find Yewno

How to Leave Feedback

  • Use the “Website Feedback” link in the footer of the library website. Type “Yewno” into the Short Description field.
  • Click here to leave feedback.
  • Send feedback directly from Yewno by using the question mark icon and selecting “Get help or contact your institution.”

Integrating Yewno into the Classroom

If you are interested in piloting Yewno in a class, please contact Anna Michelle Martinez-Montavon, (amarti24@nd.edu).

March 23, 2018 5:00pm Montgomery Auditorium – LaFortune Student Center

March 23, 5:00pm, in Montgomery Auditorium,
LaFortune Student Center
The emergence of the modern information society and its increased emphasis on the collection, use, and storage of personal data has enabled the growth of surveillance and the loss of privacy. Do you know who is monitoring your internet use? Do you know how to protect your privacy?
Choose Privacy promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and protecting privacy in society as a whole.
Join us in watching CITIZENFOUR and discuss the current state of government surveillance.

Hesburgh Libraries: ULRA Awards Announcement-Attention Undergraduates at the University of Notre Dame

For guidelines and submission portal, click image above

Submission Deadline:April 13, 2018 at 11:59pm (EDT).

Undergraduate Library Research Award
800 words. 6 awards. 1 standard of excellence.
The annual Undergraduate Library Research Award (ULRA) is awarded to six undergraduate students whose essay submission (800–1,000 words) demonstrates excellent research skills that utilize a breadth of library resources, collections, and services for their research and creative projects.
Winners are awarded a cash prize and will have their winning project, essay, and pre-recorded lightning talk preserved in CurateND.  In addition, winners are featured on the University website and a press release is distributed to each winner’s hometown.

Call for Submissions: Howard University: Evoke: A Historical, Theoretical, and Cultural Analysis of Africana Dance and Theatre

Welcome to Evoke: A Historical, Theoretical, and Cultural Analysis of Africana Dance and Theatre.

Evoke is calling for submissions for its inaugural Volume in 2019, comprised of Issue 1 (January 2019), and Issue 2 (August 2019).

The deadline for all submissions is August 6, 2018. See the Call for Papers for details.

The Journal is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed digital journal that fosters research, critical analysis, and vigorous discourse, on Africana dance, acting, and filmmaking.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Hesburgh Libraries: Choose Privacy Week Pop Up Exhibits: Defend your Online Privacy

Date
April 30, 2018 – May 2, 2018
Time

11:00am – 1:00pm

Location
Hesburgh Library Concourse

The emergence of the modern information society and its increased emphasis on the collection, use, and storage of personal data has enabled the growth of surveillance and the loss of privacy. Do you know who is monitoring your internet use? Do you know how to protect your privacy?

Choose Privacy promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and protecting privacy in society as a whole.

Event Overview

Choose Privacy Week is an annual, week-long event that promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and celebrates libraries and librarians’ unique role in protecting privacy in the library and in society as a whole.

Visit us each day to learn about strategies and technologies that help you defend online privacy and minimize unwanted collection of personal data.

More information to come.

Contact Info

Anna Michelle Martinez-Montavaon, Instructional Design Librarian – Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame