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The library is closed on Friday 5/25/2018 & Monday 5/28/2018 in observance of Buddha Day & Memorial Day. Learn more about these observances and how they came about:

☸️ Buddha Day & the Buddhist Religious Year via Encyclopedia of Religion: https://goo.gl/fC7uqU

🇺🇸 Memorial Day in the United States via Encyclopedia Britannica: https://goo.gl/ntMZFB
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📦 659 new documentary and educational film titles are now available from our Films on Demand streaming video database https://goo.gl/9Cv7d2.

New titles include:

🎥 Mindfulness - https://goo.gl/zdfCBk
"The practice of mindfulness meditation is becoming popular in schools, in corporations and even on Capitol Hill. Correspondent Lucky Severson speaks with mindfulness teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn and Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan about how this Buddhist practice can help ease anxiety and promote compassion."

🎥 Anxiety Disorders and Panic Attacks: Calming the Mind - https://goo.gl/mjBymK
"If anxiety impairs functioning in your daily life, it may be an anxiety disorder. Hear from experts and patients who have dealt with this disabling condition and learn how to choose a mental health provider."

🎥 Cyberhate with Tara Moss - https://goo.gl/p9qyFS
"Author, journalist, TV presenter and human rights advocate, Tara Moss, tours the darkest corners of the web to uncover the cyber violence that's impacting so many people today. Moss tells her own story of dealing with online threats and abuse and affirms the positives and negatives of online life."

🎥 What Do Self Driving Cars Really Need to Work Safely? - https://goo.gl/zmjmwY
"And soon, some researchers argue, we could have robot cars acting as chauffeurs during our daily commutes—letting us sit back and read, text, email or watch TV, while our car does all the driving. But there are still challenges carmakers need to overcome before we see highways packed with autonomous vehicles."

More documentary and educational videos are available 24/7 from Films and Demand: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/140
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🎊 Congratulations to our Spring 2018 graduates! 🎉

🎓 #graduwested2018
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💪 Almost there! Here are the extended finals hours at the library on weekdays from 4/30-5/10:

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-10pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

Semester end special hours:
5/11 (Fri) 8:30am-6pm
5/12 (Sat) 10am-12pm

More hours @ https://lib.uwest.edu/about-us/hours-holidays
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🎦 376 new documentary and educational film titles are now available from our Films on Demand streaming video database https://goo.gl/j6RYaX.

New titles include:

🎥 Durkheim's The Elementary Forms of Religious Life - https://goo.gl/vLep5u
"Emile Durkheim sought to understand the fundamental basis of all religions by an analysis of its simplest form. This program examines Durkheim's arguments on religion and shows how he arrived at the conclusion that society itself is being worshipped."

🎥 15: A Quinceañera Story Series - https://goo.gl/sZpCFP
"A "quinceañera" is a coming-of-age celebration for a Latina girl’s 15th birthday, marking her transition from girl to woman. But for many American Latina teenagers, it is an event that means much more, allowing the girls to embrace their chosen identities while still honoring their cultures, traditions and, most of all, the families who have sacrificed so much to give them a good life in the U.S."

🎥 Traffic Stop - https://goo.gl/y9zn8q
"From the two-time Peabody Award-winning team of director Kate Davis and producer David Heilbroner (The Newburgh Sting, Stonewall Uprising), this haunting and compelling Academy Award®-nominated, 30-minute, documentary short tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas, who was stopped in 2015 for a routine traffic violation—an encounter that escalated into a dramatic and violent arrest."

🎥 Genius By Stephen Hawking - https://goo.gl/bpj6cb
"As his epic new series continues Stephen Hawking sets three ordinary people a series of fun challenges to try and get them to understand what they really are. In this episode the volunteers are led to an amazing realization about the nature of life itself. "

More documentary and educational videos are available 24/7 from Films and Demand: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/140
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We're on reduced hours for Spring Break starting 3/18:

Sun (3/18): Closed
Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

Regular hours resume Monday 3/26.

Have a happy & safe spring break everyone! :)
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Spring Forward, Fall Back!☝️Set Your Watch Forward 1 Hour!

2018 Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 11. We will lose one hour as we settle into the spring & summer months.

What's with Daylight Savings Time anyway? ⏰ Check out our Encyclopedia Britannica database for more: https://goo.gl/mhb2ys
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We're in the last few days of our trial for the Government, Politics & Law Database Collection:

https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/6407

Access to this database and its publications (like these below) ends 3/14/2018:

• Buddhism, Law & Society: https://goo.gl/c9QnWV
• Law & Psychology Review: https://goo.gl/heCwzM
• Columbia Business Law Review: https://goo.gl/qhYcUo
• Harvard Journal of Law & Technology: https://goo.gl/f7fcmd

Let us know if you found this database useful: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/7226
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🎥 114 new documentary and educational film titles are now available from our Films on Demand streaming video database https://goo.gl/kcx7sg

New titles include:

📺 Bellevue: Inside Out - https://goo.gl/GPcrr9
"New York City's Bellevue Hospital has a renowned psychiatric emergency center that treats 7,000 men and women annually. This gritty program takes a daunting look at the daily operation of the center by focusing on a handful of people as they struggle with their illnesses."

📺 The Science of Sleep - https://goo.gl/29MDQU
"Sleep has long been regarded as nothing more than a way to charge our batteries. But what if it can control our weight, allow us to make memories, and help us to fight off diseases like Alzheimer's?"

📺 Living with Cancer: Caring for the Caregivers - https://goo.gl/JApvf3
"This documentary focuses on the psychological, social and concrete impact on caregivers. Caring for a loved one with cancer is portrayed through the personal experiences of four individuals."

📺 A Philosophy of Confidence - https://goo.gl/eSWXAf
"Nietzsche famously said 'That which does not kill us makes us stronger', but how should we deal with failure? The speaker, author, and Wired editor Rowland Manthorpe declares war on defeat."

We now also have videos from Bloomberg, "whose videos span a wide breadth of topics, from impact-ful profiles of C-suite market movers and technology visionaries to company updates from influential analysts." Watch here: https://goo.gl/3zdBKq

More documentary and educational videos are available 24/7 from Films and Demand: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/140
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💖 Feb 12-15 is Care Week 💖

 Find books, videos, and studies at the library on the various Care Week topics:


💓 Contemplative Practice: https://goo.gl/kSsEfJ

💓 Massage Therapy: https://goo.gl/j43WGm

💓 Self Care: https://goo.gl/2F4CQw

💓 Dating & Relationships: https://goo.gl/uuQHfb

💓 Cultural Empathy: https://goo.gl/a9masb

& don't forget our Films on Demand: Counseling & Social Work Collection to see how professional care is offered to those who need a helping hand: https://lib.uwest.edu/weblinks/goto/7868
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