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  theBLMC     
   The LIU Brooklyn Library Media Center Newsletter 
   We love movies, among other things.

February 2013, issue 66


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This issue of  BLMC is brought to you all the way from the back row by Media Assistant Patrick Jewell.  Tell your friends. 

 

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  Check out the exciting sampling of the Library's Media Center collections on view this month in the Resnick Showcase Gallery. Our collections, which support all disciplines on campus, are particularly rich in titles that deal with the African American experience.

  What better time than Black History Month to explore our holdings for yourself, whether you’re interested in history, civil rights, music, sports, urban life, Brooklyn, art, dance, literature, or, of course, film (from Oscar Micheaux’s films of the early 1900s, to Hollywood stars like Sidney Poitier and Dorothy Dandridge, to the explosion of urban themes and black filmmakers in the 1970s, to the more recent flowering of African American directors like Spike Lee and Charles Burnett and fine contemporary actors like Halle Berry, Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, and Don Cheadle).

  This display represents just a fraction of the excellent resources in our collection, so come up and see us some time and we’ll help you find what you’re looking for, whether it’s for a class or for yourself.

Check out these past issues of the BLMC that explore our collections in light of African American themes:


The LIU Brooklyn Library Media Center
Rachel King, Media Librarian  (718) 488-1311 Rachel.King@liu.edu
Patrick Jewell,  Media Staff  (718) 488-3392
 Patrick.Jewell@liu.edu
Lisa Rivera,  Media Staff  (718) 780-4378  Lisa.Cotton@liu.edu

The LIU Brooklyn Library Media Center is located on the fifth floor of the LLC. 
Come up and see us some time.