International Education Week — Displays & Contests!

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Capture It! Contest: Judge your favorite entries at McKillop Library!
Every year, the Office of International Programs displays the photos, essays, and artwork produced by the students who studied abroad during the previous year as part of the Capture-It Contest. This year’s works were submitted by students who studied abroad in fall 2014, spring 2015, and summer 2015. Students can cast votes for their favorite submissions. You can view all of the Capture-It submissions at McKillop library and cast your votes there.

Capture-It Contest Voting Display

Capture-It Contest Voting Display

International Education Week Trivia Contest
To celebrate International Education Week, McKillop Library is sponsoring an international trivia contest. Come in and check the library’s 1st floor display for each day’s question and to enter your answer, or view or our Facebook or Twitter feeds for the questions and a chance to win a gift certificate to a different Newport restaurant each day from Oct. 26-30.

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October is American Archives Month

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American Archives Month at McKillop Library

Each October, the Society of American Archivists hosts American Archives Month to increase the visibility of and participation in archives across the country. If you’re interested in archives, or are just curious what an archivist does from day to day, this month is a great time to get involved.

#AskAnArchivist Day, Thursday, October 1
Ever wonder what a “lone arranger” is? How an archivist becomes an archivist? This Thursday, use the hashtag #AskAnArchivist on Twitter if you have questions about how archivists do things, favorite collections, or anything else about the profession. You can tweet @SalveArchives to keep things local or just use the hashtag if you want to read a range of responses. You can also start a conversation on the Salve Archives Facebook page.

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Archives Afternoons, Munroe Special Collections Room (McKillop 109), 1-4 p.m.
During “Archives Afternoons,” the Munroe Room will be open for browsing, viewing new and interesting acquisitions, chatting about archives and history, and watching processing in action. Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Genna Duplisea will be starting work on the papers of the late Dr. Howard Saalman, an art and architecture historian, which were donated to the library this year. Come by on any of the following days any time from 1-4 pm:

• Friday, October 2
• Friday, October 9
• Wednesday, October 14
• Friday, October 16
• Wednesday, October 21
• Friday, October 23
• Wednesday, October 28
• Friday, October 30

Blog post written by Genna Duplisea, University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian

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