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Hearts and Crafts

A day devoted to all things red, sickly sweet, and having to do with the heart might sound like it has its roots in a Stephenie Meyer book, but Valentine’s Day comes from a tradition about 700 years in the … Continue reading

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Jazz Up Your Presentations

In many cases, a project for class will include several different components, and students may have to hand in a proposal, a bibliography, or working drafts on top of the final paper. But perhaps the most dreaded and stressful part … Continue reading

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The Social Library

You probably use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr or Foursquare all the time. You find events, friends, information and maybe some laughs. But are you connected to the Herman B Wells Library? The Wells Library and many other libraries on campus … Continue reading

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Streaming Video and Music

The beginning of the Fall term is approaching fast. You still have time to relax before it starts and maybe prepare yourself for the coming semester. The Herman B Wells Library has many new resources that can help you relax … Continue reading

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Cool vintage TV commercials

Doing research on advertisements or mass media representations of various things? Studying the history of TV? Or just want to laugh at people wearing silly outfits from the 1950s or 1970s? Check out AdViews, a resource created by the Duke … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t you rather have a buick? 1969 TV advertisement

Although many television ads can be found on youtube, there is a news database called the Vanderbilt University Television News Archive¬†which has indexed the major networks’ news and its ads. Most content can be viewed online.¬† An example is this … Continue reading

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