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“All the world’s a stage…”: Part 2

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. This is the second blog on the World’s Colombian Exposition of 1893, aka the Chicago World’s Fair.  We have discussed the background and history of the Expo and will … Continue reading

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“All the world’s a stage…”: Part 1

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. This famous quotation is from William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, but it also applies to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, aka the Chicago World’s Fair.  The world … Continue reading

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Labor Day Plans?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. School has been in session now almost two weeks and you need a break—one last goodbye to summer before saying hello to serious studying!  Let us look at a … Continue reading

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Recycling … It’s not what you think

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Recycling is a hot topic today–there’s a lot of concern about our air, our water, our atmosphere, even Earth itself.  If you live within the city of Evansville, every … Continue reading

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USI Building Names: Why Do They Call It That?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. As you arrive on campus and start to go to classes, you’ll soon learn that some buildings have specific names.  The same thing is true about most of the … Continue reading

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