Monthly Archives: September 2006

Blue & Gold Gala – Dedicating the Claire T. Carney Library and celebrating the written word – Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 6 pm

Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack invites you to join her at UMass Dartmouth’s first

Blue & Gold Gala

Dedicating the Claire T. Carney Library and celebrating the written word

Saturday, October 14, 2006, 6 pm

Library Browsing and Reading areas

6 pm Reception and silent auction

7:30 pm Dinner

Followed by

Celebration of the Written Word

Naming of the library in honor of Claire T. Carney

Library campaign launch

Per person $150
Table of eight $1,200
Proceeds to benefit the library

RSVP by October 1

To learn more about how you can support the library campaign:

Call 508.999.8200
E-mail librarycampaign@umassd.edu

Visit www.umassd.edu/librarycampaign/gala.cfm

LYRIC LIFELINES: Featuring Poet Marc Widershien and singer D’Anna Fortunato, accompanied by Pianist John MacDonald – presented by The UMass Dartmouth Library Associates

The UMass Dartmouth Library Associates presents LYRIC LIFELINES: Featuring: Poet Marc Widershien and singer D’Anna Fortunato, accompanied by Pianist John MacDonald.

October 29, 2006, 2 pm Visual and Performing Arts Building, Group 6, Room 153

This annual fundraiser features a reception following the performance to benefit the UMass Dartmouth Library Archives and Special Collections. Refreshments will be served.

Tickets are $15.00 (free to UMD students with an ID)

Parking is available in Lots 9 and 10.

Students, faculty and staff now have access to the SocIndex database.

SocIndex offers coverage of all subdisciplines of sociology, including anthropology, criminal justice, political science, social work and social psychology. The database includes full text for more than 300 journals, 545 books and monographs, and 6,711 conference papers.

If you have questions about searching SocIndex, please feel free to contact reference librarian Matt Sylvain at 508-999-8682.

Jewish Lifelines: Recollections of Southcoast Residents – September 14, 2006 at 7 pm – UMass Dartmouth Library Browsing Area

The UMass Dartmouth Library Associates and the Center for Jewish Culture presents a special program
JEWISH LIFELINES: RECOLLECTIONS OF SOUTHCOAST RESIDENTS

September 14, 2006 at 7 pm – UMass Dartmouth Library Browsing Area – This event is open to the general public and is free.

The program will feature a Panel to discuss the Oral History Project of the Center for Jewish Archives with the following speakers: Cindy Yoken, moderator, Professor Robert Waxler, founding director of the CJC, Judy Barry, volunteer coordinator of the CJC, and Interviewees: William Abesh of New Bedford, Rachel Levinson of North Dartmouth and Dr. Irving Fradkin of Fall River.

A reception to honor the interviewees will follow the program.

The Center for Jewish Culture archives will be on exhibit in the library. Judy Farrar, the UMass Dartmouth archives and special collections librarian, and Barbara Kaplan, the CJC archives volunteer, have coordinated the exhibit.

Parking will be available in Parking Lot 13, near the entrance to the Library.

For more information call Cindy Yoken, Center for Jewish Culture, 508.910.6974 or Hillel, 508.999.9241.