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It’s the time of year when everyone is thinking about calorie content and exercise. But promoting health and wellness is a campus priority here at the U, and the library is serious about being a part of that initiative....

This semester, Amy Brunvand, a librarian subject specialist for environmental & sustainability studies, is starting up a new book group "in hopes that people from across the campus community can come together to share ideas and conversation about sustainability." ...

Congratulations to Allison Leialoha Milham, Book Arts Outreach Coordinator, who won a Best of Show Award in the Blood Quantum exhibition (Portland, Oregon), which is focused on Book Arts dealing with the subject of ancestry and identity. Her work Uluhaimalama: Legacies of Lili’uokalani is a...

During Fall Semester, 2015, University of Utah graduate students in SPAN6900-2 Analyzing Texts: Form and Content visited Rare Books. During the third and final session with Rare Books, the students were introduced to late 20th century/early 21st century fine press and artists’ books. The session...

Jordan Hanzon, a student in the U’s film program and a part-time employee at the Marriott Library, used some of his free time during winter break to edit Pixar’s Inside Out. “I really enjoyed the film and its message. I wondered if the film would still...

DE RERUM NATURA LIBROS SEX, AD EXEMPLARIUM… Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99 BCE – ca. 55 BCE) Londini: Impensis editoris, typis A. Hamilton, 1796-7 PA6482 A2 1796 oversizeDe Rerum Natura is the only surviving work of Lucretius. It is a didactic poem in six books, in which the...

QUAE PRAESENTI ENCHIRIDIO CONTINEANTUR… Lucius Apuleius (ca. 124-170) Florence: Philippi de Giunta, February, 1512 PA6207 M2 1512“O holy and blessed dame, the perpetuall comfort of humane kind, who by thy bounty and grace nourishest all the world, and hearest a great affection to the adversities of the miserable,...

The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950 First edition PS3503 R167 M3 1950Ray Bradbury’s second novel is a collection of interconnected stories about the exploration and colonization of Mars. In these stories he addresses racial prejudice, colonialism, the devastation of war,...