Posts Tagged ‘national library week’

  • National Library Week, April 13-19, 2014

    This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country to highlight the value of libraries and library personnel and to promote library […] Read more...
  • National Library Week, April 13-19, 2014

    This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week.  First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country to highlight the value of libraries and library personnel and to promote library use and support. Read more...
  • Rapping librarian?!

    This week we’ve seen parodies of Maroon 5’s “Payphone”, UW librarians take on Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face”, an epic quest to return overdue library books à la Lord of the Rings, and even a library parody of the Old Spice commercials. But have you ever seen a librarian rap? YouTube user BradyBoy31 takes suggestions for […] Read more...
  • Study Like a Scholar, Scholar

    Old Spice stumbled onto pop-culture gold when it first debuted it’s now famous “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” commercials featuring Isaiah Mustafa back in 2010. There have been countless parodies since, from The Muppets to Skyrim, and libraries have definitely jumped on the viral bandwagon, too. Check out this parody from Brigham Young […] Read more...
  • Lord of the Libraries

    The journey to return overdue library books! A fate many have endured, some with success, others less so. But at least your journey never required a group of nine people setting out on a mythical quest! Before winning an Emmy for his work on the TV show “Heros”, special effects artist Chris Martin produced an […] Read more...
  • UW Librarians Go “Gaga”!

    Many librarians love pop-culture and there have been no shortage of librarians jumping on viral video bandwagons to recreate our favorite songs and memes in library settings. From the Harlem Shake to Old Spice, librarians love the opportunity to have fun and be silly! Check out this classic video from our colleagues over at the […] Read more...
  • National Library Week Read Posters Go Digital (April 2013)

    The highlight of the National Library Week festivities is the Library’s annual display of celebrity “Read” posters featuring law school faculty and books that hold special significance to them. This year, the entire exhibit is available online. Read more...
  • Law student parodies Maroon 5′s “Payphone” with “Law School”

    As a 2L at West Virginia University College of Law, Andy Loud understands the drudgery of law school. So he channeled his frustrations into a parody of Maroon 5’s hit “Payphone”, simply entitled “Law School.” The video has had over 155,000 hits, features many scenes in the law library, and we think this is one […] Read more...
  • Children and Libraries Exhibit (April 2013)

    For those who have early memories of visits to the library, it may come as a surprise to learn that allowing children in libraries is a relatively recent historical development. This exhibit celebrates the libraries and librarians who fought to open libraries to children. View the materials on display to explore the many ways librarians […] Read more...
  • Happy National Library Week!

    Happy National Library Week! To celebrate American libraries, we’ve put together a collection of library-centric videos from YouTube we love. We included just a selection of videos featuring libraries from across the country: from our neighbor’s at the University of Washington going “Gaga” to the epic quest to return an overdue book at the University […] Read more...