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Library Events

May 14, 2023

Focus On Finals

Get a jump on studying and treat yourself to free pizza on Sunday, May 14th at the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library from 7 – 9 in Room 108!

April 23, 2023

National Library Week

Join us in celebrating National Library Week from April 23rd to April 29th! Visit OSF Library to see our 'Library Technology Through the Ages' display or participate in our daily online trivia to win prizes.

New and Noteworthy

cartoon books on a blue background

Sunsetting the Leisure Reading Collection

The St. Thomas Libraries regret that the Leisure Reading Collection is being retired soon. Find out more about the decision in the St. Thomas Libraries blog.
Dr. Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab smiles at the camera

Professor Podcast with Dr. Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab

Dr. Mohsen Tahmasebi Nasab, Civil Engineering Professor, discusses his research on hydrology, climate and water issues, and strategies for engaging students in the classroom. 
A candid snapshot of Dr. Small in blue jeans and a blue polo working outside on a laptop.

Professor Podcast with Guest Dr. Chip Small

Dr. Chip Small, Biology Professor, discusses ecosystem ecology and his research into making cities more sustainable.

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Get Creative in the OSF Video and Podcast Studios!

OSF Library has Video and Podcast studios available to all students during regular library hours! Reserve a time and work on an assignment or personal project!

Dr. Aura Wharton-Beck

Professor Podcast with Guest Dr. Aura Wharton-Beck

Dr. Aura Wharton-Beck, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, discusses her research about African American professional women ('Government Girls') who worked for the federal government during and after World War II.

Father Dennis Dease and Michael D. Higgins.

Tales from the Archives: Irish Cultural Connections

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, it is time to celebrate all things Irish. But instead of a parade and green beer, take a look back at some of the intellectual and cultural connections St. Thomas has made with the Emerald Isle over its history.

Dr. Manjeet Rege stands in the quad for a photo with the Arches and Aquinas hall in background

The Professor Podcast With Guest Dr. Manjeet Rege

“The Professor Podcast” host Mae Macfarlane talks with Dr. Manjeet Rege about artificial intelligence.

O'Shaughnnesy-Frey Library room 321 with table, SMART board and whiteboard

Study Room Renovations!

OSF 321 and 322 underwent a renovation! Check out these new study rooms with whiteboards, drawable walls, and SMART Boards. Read about the amazing collaboration between St. Thomas Libraries and the Susan S. Morrison School of Nursing.