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“For me, the best attention-guarding ritual of all is reading — sitting down to read physical, printed books for long stretches of time, with my phone sequestered somewhere far away.” Kevin Roose, quoted in the New York Times review of his book Futureproof.
"Reading in the Age of Distrust"
An article by Alison J. Head of Project Information Literacy
"The Case for Semicolons"
"There are so many things to fear in life, but punctuation is not one of them. That semicolons, unlike most other punctuation marks, are fully optional and relatively unusual lends them power; when you use one, you are doing something purposefully, by choice"
Young Poetry at the 2021 Inauguration
From the article: "Gorman’s stirring performance on Wednesday illustrated the power of words, the magic of language to capture the triumphs and the tragedies of our human condition." Forbes (a business magazine) reviews 22-year-old Amanda Gorman's reading of "A Hill We Climb" at the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr.
A Video Tour of Watson Library
In Four Parts, An Audio-Visual Introduction to Academic Libraries