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Buried treasure: Library dusts off rare books

Buried treasure: Library dusts off rare books

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

Some of the rarest books in the world were found on the third floor of the John T. Richardson Library in Lincoln Park. The discovery was made last November by the Special Collections and Archives department, in conjunction with the “Preserving the World’s Rarest Books” project. Since then, DeP...

Crack open an old book

Crack open an old book

Ross Greer, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Focus

With Spring still a few weeks away there is some time to kill before re-emerging from winter hibernation.  What better way to pass the time and avoid the cold than by revisiting a favorite book, cracking open the novel you’ve been meaning to read since 2012, or finally reading something you’ve p...

Books, camera, action: Success of film adaptations of books

Books, camera, action: Success of film adaptations of books

Erin Yarnall

April 12, 2015


Filed under Focus

The film industry has always used books as sources for movie ideas, but the adaptations have not always been successful Read More »...

E-readers: Reading for the new millennium

E-readers: Reading for the new millennium

Rachel Dick

February 8, 2015


Filed under Opinions

When it comes to modern versus old-fashioned, no matter the medium, the debate tends to follow similar tangents. The ones who see merit in the old ways believe newer changes will bring about detrimental effects to the general population, while the progressive side pushes for exploration into the unknown. In the case of e-readers and traditi...

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