Celebrate International Education Week – Win Prizes! – Nov. 11-14

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Join us as we celebrate International Education Week 2019! International Education Week is the theme of many on-campus events and the library is no exception! See Salve Today’s article for full list of activities.

The Salve community will have multiple opportunities to hear about the experiences and insights of Salve Regina students who have studied abroad as well as learn about new national scholarship opportunities.

Exhibit of Capture It! photo contest entries

The library will host a week-long trivia contest as well as exhibit entries in the “Capture It!” photo contest (come and vote for your favorites!). Check this blog or our Facebook or Twitter pages every day starting Monday for a new trivia question.

Submit your entry by in-person ballot at the library. One winner of a $10 Amazon.com gift card will be selected each day by random draw and winner will be contacted via Salve email (only correct trivia answers will be entered into the drawing).

This contest has ended. Thanks to all who participated and congrats to all of our winners! See you again next year!


Answer the following trivia question by library ballot on Thurs. Nov. 14 by midnight for a chance to win a $10 Amazon.com gift card:

Visit France’s city of Lyon to experience “hidden streets” that run perpendicular to the city’s main streets. The streets were used by silk workers to bypass the main roads. What are they called?

  • Les traboules (Correct answer)
  • Les tartes
  • Le trac
  • Les tripes

Good luck!



Congrats to Wednesday’s winner, Brendan Vincenzo (2020)!

Answer the following trivia question by library ballot on Wed. Nov. 13 by midnight for a chance to win a $10 Amazon.com gift card:

What is Irish Gaelic for hello?

  • Hallo
  • Dunta
  • Dia dhuit (Correct answer)
  • Slainte

Congrats to Tuesday’s winner, Peter Tsemberides (2022)!

Answer the following trivia question by library ballot on Tues. Nov. 12 by midnight for a chance to win a $10 Amazon.com gift card:

Who ordered that six ravens be kept in the Tower of London to protect it?

  • Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Sussex
  • King George V
  • King Charles II (Correct answer)
  • Queen Victoria

Congrats to Monday’s winner, Megan Quinlan (2020)!

Answer the following trivia question by library ballot on Mon. Nov. 11 by midnight for a chance to win a $10 Amazon.com gift card:

Which crop(s) flourish in the microclimate of Bolivia’s Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world?

  • Potatoes and quinoa (Correct answer)
  • Squash and beans
  • Rice and corn
  • Coffee beans

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November Library Displays

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Come view our 1st FL library displays for the month of November!

Book display – Internet Addiction

Related to internet addiction behavioral health workshop

Book display – Native American Indian Heritage Month

To celebrate Native American Indian Heritage Month, we have gathered related books located on the 1st FL.

A Place at the Table

Feel free to borrow any book that interests you!

Native American Indian Heritage Month display by Genna Duplisea, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian
“A Place at the Table” and “Internet Addictions” book displays by Gretchen Sotomayor, Special Programs and Instruction Librarian

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October Library Displays

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Come view our 1st FL library displays for the month of October!

Book & DVD displays – LGBTQ+ History Month

To celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month, we have gathered related books and films into displays located on the 1st FL.

New Books in International Fiction

View some of our new arrivals in international fiction (1st FL).

Feel free to borrow any book or DVD that interests you!

LGBTQ+ DVD display by Hilary Gunnels, Research, Instruction & Archives Specialist
LGBTQ+ Book display by Nicole Marino, Digital Scholarship and Instruction Librarian
International Fiction New Books display by Ingrid Levin, Electronic Resources and Collections Librarian

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Check Out These Creepy Movies -If You Dare

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Want Scary Movies? We’ve got ’em.

Vampires? Check.

Aliens? Yep.

Zombies? Duh, of course!

We have 226 Horror films, 239 Science Fiction films, 243 Fantasy films and 91 Horror TV series on DVD.

Our entire popular DVD collection can be found on the first floor. They are sorted alphabetically by title so it’s easy to find just the movie you’re looking for — or browse the entire collection!

Below is just a small sample of the scary movies we currently have available in the library (get them soon before they disappear. . .)

X-Files  

 

 

 

Need a DVD player? Our library PCs play DVDs and we have two external USB DVD players for check-out. User Support Services (Ground Level) also allows students to borrow portable DVD players.

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