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WVU Plays Key Role in Marshall Film

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
December 21st, 2006

West Virginia University played a key role in helping Marshall University rebuild its football program after a plane crash took the lives of 75 football players, coaches and community members in 1970. WVU again played an important role in the retelling of the saga in the upcoming movie We Are Marshall.

Charged with the task of training a team composed mostly of new players, MU coaches Jack Lengyel and Red Dawson turned to then WVU Football Coach Bobby Bowden for guidance.The pair made a trip to Morgantown to learn the veer offense from Bowden. Lengyel and Dawson sat in an office at the old Mountaineer Stadium and watched black and white game films to study the plays.

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New Electronic Journals in Criminology

Posted by ppugh@wvu-ad.wvu.edu.
December 20th, 2006

Homicide StudiesThe Libraries recently added the Sage Criminology Collection, 23 e-journals covering the subjects of criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, correctons, penology, policing, forensic psychology, and family and domestic violence.  Some of the journals have content back 23 years.

A sample of the titles include: Child Maltreatment, Feminist Criminology, Homicide Studies, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Youth Justice. 

A complete list of titles and access to the journals is available on the Library Electronic Journals page at http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/ejournals.

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Upgrade Shuts Down Library Computer Access Tuesday Morning

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
December 18th, 2006

There will be no access to the WVU Libraries Web site or to Library computers Tuesday morning because of work to upgrade the WVU Libraries’ network switches.

The Libraries will remain open during the upgrade, however users will not be able to log on to library computers. Also, there will be no remote access. Frances O’Brien, Dean of Libraries, expects the work to be finished by early afternoon.

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Wise Library History Available Online as E-Book

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
December 15th, 2006

Readers who want to peruse the newly published history of the WVU Libraries can now flip through the pages online.

The WVU Libraries’ Web Team has created an E-Book version of The Charles C. Wise Library: A Retrospective by WVU Law student Luke Boso. The digital book is available through Mountainlynx or at http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/history/wise.pdf.

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Libraries Extend Hours for Exam Week

Posted by ppugh@wvu-ad.wvu.edu.
December 6th, 2006

This weekend, the WVU Libraries will remain open on Friday and Saturday evenings and will open early on Sunday. 

On Friday, December 8, and Saturday, December 9,  most Libraries will be open until 11 PM.  They will reopen at 9 AM on Sunday and remain open until 2 AM Monday morning. 

You can find a complete list of Libraries and hours at http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/hours.

Best wishes from the Library faculty and staff for a successful exam week and a great semester break!

 

 

 

 

 

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