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By Luke LeitherBeing stuck in our homes and barred from museums and galleries doesn’t mean we can’t learn about and appreciate art. Many libraries, cultural institutions, and museums have been working for years on building virtual experiences. While it is often not as gratifying as...

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By Robert NelsonNow what?Virus. Earthquake. Quarantine.Usually with six weeks left in a semester, I am juggling podcast recordings and video game audio before finals. Everything is frozen.Some of you may know that I am a radio deejay on KRCL, the local community station. For more...

SHHHHHH! is a digital exhibition based on a physical exhibition in the Special Collections Gallery on display between September 9, 2015 and November 1, 2015. The exhibition marked Banned Books Week.Rare Books presented books, pamphlets, newspapers, and magazines that were banned, forbidden, censored, redacted, expurgated,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] We will continue to help our faculty with their teaching and research and our students with learning. We will be answering reference questions, providing access to online resources, and connecting faculty and students...

By Ken RockwellThe newest digital exhibit from the Marriott Library’s Digital Library focuses on Utah’s ghost towns—settlements that have either been abandoned or lost most of their population. There are various kinds of ghost towns, but primary reason why a town dies is that the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]March is Women’s History Month and the Marriott Library holds a number of databases and collections surrounding women’s studies. The following is a short list of focused databases and online resources on the topic.Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century...