banned booksThe library is taking part in a celebration of Banned Books week being honored this year by the American Library Association September 21 through September 25. Physical displays in the library highlight some of the most well-known books that were banned and are available in our collection.There is also a display with books by and about Wilhelm Reich, an Austrian-born researcher and prominent anti-Nazi who immigrated to the United States on the eve of World War II to avoid persecution. Less than two decades later, his books and published research journals were banned and burned by order of United States Federal Court. How that could have happened will be discussed in a:

Sandwich Seminar September 23: noon to 1 pm; Old Main Colloquium

“The True Story of a Government-Ordered Book Burning in America”

Dr. James Strick, ‘81 Franklin & Marshall College

Also: have a look at our latest libguide: Banned Books

Featured database: Films on Demand

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The library provides access to Films on Demand, a streaming educational video collection containing over 20,203 full-length videos and 233,239 video clips. These videos cover all subjects from the hard sciences to the humanities and are from producers such as Films for the Humanities, the History Channel, National Geographic and the BBC.

Collections within Films on Demand:

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You can find the Films on Demand database @ the LibraryTab in myRedDragon. Select the Library Databases tab in the search box; choose databases by title F and you will find it!