A humorous reworking of Coldplay’s hit song “Viva La Vida” with new lyrics by Dr. James F. McGrath, Associate Professor of Religion, here at Butler University, focusing on information literacy and student research.
Butler University faculty and students now have access to the Films on Demand database of streaming video at http://digital.films.com/. Both full-length videos and video clips are included in the database, and users can browse the database by subject or search for specific titles. Faculty can embed links for specific videos into Moodle for online and hybrid courses.
For more information or assistance with Films on Demand, please contact the liaison librarian for your subject or discipline.
Ann Bilodeau, Clinical Instructor and Director of Butler University’s Speech-Language Clinic in the College of Communication is participating in World Book Night, which takes place Tuesday, April 23. Professor Bilodeau will by giving away 20 free copies of The Phantom Tollbooth in the lobby of Irwin Library. The World Book Night website gives more information about the national initiative to promote literacy.
Irwin Library was the site for the 4th Butler Phi Beta Kappa student initiation event, held Saturday, April 6. Twenty-eight students were inducted with families in attendance. Librarian Sally Neal, Secretary of the Butler PBK Chapter, and Professor Katherine Schmid, Treasurer, conducted the ceremony with Professor Paul Valliere, Professor of Religion and McGregor Professor of the Humanities, providing remarks.
Congratulations to the 2013 initiates for demonstrating excellent achievement in the liberal arts!