Milne Library News and Events
Located in the Milne Lobby Display cases, “Artwork from Guantánamo Bay Prison” highlights artwork by different Guantánamo Bay prisoners. Each painting contains a plaque that gives a brief description of the artist’s detainee life and the title of the piece.
This exhibit was previously featured during the SUNY Geneseo Cultural Harmony Week, October 2018. The exhibit runs from November 8 – November 14 in Milne Library.
Each work represents how the detainees feel in such an isolated and constrictive setting. “Untitled (Shipwreck)”(2011) is the example shown in this article. The artist, Djamel Ameziane, was detained from 2002 until 2013, when he was transferred to Algeria.
Some of the artists in this exhibit have since been released from Guantánamo; others have been detained for 16 years, with no end in sight. None of the artists have ever been charged with a crime. In November 2017, the US military banned any more artwork from leaving the prison.
The Imaginarium is a space that was created with education majors in mind, providing resources in order to aid with lesson plans and other assignments. Some of these resources include a die cut machine, a paper cutter, and a cart of items that are available during office hours or upon request. Continue reading…
Come and celebrate all the recent publications of over four dozen SUNY Geneseo faculty, staff, and students!
Thursday, November 8 4:30pm
Milne Library, Lower Level
Please join us for light refreshments and the chance to chat with colleagues about their published works!
Announcing our 22nd Open Textbook! Microbiology: A Laboratory Experience, by Holly Ahern! This book is dowloadable for FREE in several file formats, and can be read online: https://textbooks.opensuny.org/microbiology-a-laboratory-experience/
Milne Library is proud to be a member of the ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) Diversity Alliance!
From the ACRL website:
“The ACRL Diversity Alliance program unites academic libraries committed to increasing the hiring pipeline of qualified and talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. By working together and thinking more broadly, ACRL Diversity Alliance institutions will help diversify and thereby enrich the profession.”
Last Plagiarism Workshop of the semester is Thursday, November 1, 6:00pm to 6:50pm, in Milne 104. You’ll learn to paraphrase, quote, and cite properly, and discover the pitfalls of plagiarism.
Citation? Who can remember all that searching/citing/writing stuff anyway?
Milne is here to help! On Milne Library’s homepage, go to the Cite My Sources link. Milne Library offers everything you’ll need to help you through your research project, no matter which stage it’s at, from “Begin My Research” to “Edit and Proofread My Writing.” Continue reading…