Monthly Archives: October 2016

ThE MYSTiCAL ARTS of TiBET at the Claire T. Carney Library

Flyer for the Mystical Arts of Tibet

The library will be hosting many of ThE MYSTiCAL ARTS of TiBET events scheduled from October 31st through November 4th. The events are sponsored by  Frederick Douglass Unity House; Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership; Center for Religious and Spiritual Life; Health Services, Health Education & Promotion; College of Arts and Sciences; International Student and Scholar Center; Chartwells Food Services; Offices of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


Event Schedule

Opening Cermony
When: Monday, October 31, 2016 at 12PM
Where: Claire T. Carney Library Robert F. Stoico/FIRSTFED Grand Reading Room

Mandala Sand Painting
When: Monday, October 31-Friday, November 4, 2016
Where: Claire T. Carney Library Living Room

Sacred Music Sacred Dance Concert Performance
When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6PM
Where: McClean Campus Center Auditorium

Closing Ceremony
When: Friday, November 4, 2016 at 4PM
Where: Claire T. Carney Library Living Room

Trial Access to IBISWorld

logoAnnouncing a free trial to IBISWorld. As stated on their website: “IBISWorld provides accurate, independent research in a variety of ways:

  • Interviews with industry analysts
  • Research and insight on more than 1,000 U.S. industries
  • Industry Risk Ratings on more than 700 U.S. industries
  • Research on more than 500 Australia industries, 400 United Kingdom industries, 200 China industries and 75 Global industries
  • Research papers and spotlight reports authored by IBISWorld analysts
  • Analysis on M&A activity, quarterly earnings, IPOs and other topics affecting companies and industries”
Check it out and send your feedback to our librarian liaison for business, Lorraine Heffernan

Black Sunday – A Free Showing of the Classic Horror Film


Horror in the Library. Black Sunday, a classic horror film, will be shown in the Grand Reading Room of the library on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. The film tells the story of the bloody revenge of a woman who returns from the grave after being tortured and executed as a witch. Filmed in frightening black and white!


Open to the UMassD Community.

Questions? Contact Susan Raidy-Klein (x8666)

Digital Humanities Presentation – Monday, October 24th – Noon to 1:30 pm

digital_humanities_word_cloudOn Monday, October 24th the library is co-sponsoring a digital humanities presentation with the Office of Faculty Development. Brian Croxall, Digital Humanities Librarian at Brown University, will provide an overview of the emerging field and provide examples of current and/or past projects. Following Dr. Croxall’s presentation, there will be an opportunity for UMassD faculty to discuss their digital humanities research.  
The presentation is open to UMassD faculty and staff. Lunch will be provided and registration is required. You can register online:
What: Speaking in Code: Teaching and Research in Digital Humanities
Who: Brian Croxall, Digital Humanities Librarian at Brown University
When: Noon to 1:30 pm, Monday, October 24th
Where: LIB-314
If you have questions about registering, please contact Sandy Viveiros ( 
Presenter’s Bio:
Brian Croxall is the Digital Humanities Librarian at Brown University, where he designs, implements, and manages digital research projects. Prior to this position, he worked at Emory University as Digital Humanities Strategist and Lecturer of English. In this dual appointment he managed the creation of The Battle of Atlanta app and Belfast Group Poetry|Networks, as well as taught classes on digital humanities, media studies, and American literature. He holds a PhD in English and taught previously at Clemson University. In addition, he is co-editing a book on steampunk, forthcoming from University of Minnesota Press; is a cluster editor at #Alt-Academy; serves on the Executive Councils of the Modern Language Association and the Association for Computers and the Humanities; and is a writer for the group blog ProfHacker.

Data Management Plans

Are you applying for a grant, or have a project with requires a data management plan? Not sure where to begin, or do you need help tackling a part of the plan? The Library is here to help!

dmptoolUMass Dartmouth is an institutional partner with DMPTool, a space to draft and create data management plans with your co-researchers. The Library also offers consultative services for researchers seeking assistance with your plans.

Questions? Contact your liaison librarian for more information!