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03/14/2024
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Application is open for the 2024 NEIU Libraries Award for Excellence in Research!!

 

 

 

Established in 2014 by the Ronald Williams Library, the NEIU Libraries Award for Excellence in Research promotes the use of Library resources in the development of research and creative projects while recognizing outstanding NEIU student efforts in the area of library-based research. This year, up to four applications from the different colleges will be selected to receive $300 each. 

For more information, please contact Mary Thill, Humanities Librarian, at m-thill@neiu.edu. For assistance with library research, please visit our chat service or request an appointment with your subject librarian.

The deadline for Library Award applications is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2024. We will announce the winners at the NEIU Research and Creative Activities Symposium on Friday, April 26, 2024.

Find more information here: https://neiulibraries.libguides.com/LibraryResearchAward

03/01/2024
profile-icon Chrissy Cogswell
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March is Women's History Month!

About Women's History Month

Women's History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.” Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields.

From https://www.womenshistorymonth.gov/

 

Be sure to visit the NEIU Libraries Women's History Month virtual book display!

Please enjoy these reading and viewing recommendations celebrating women authors as well as works that reflect the lives and experiences of women. All materials are available as e-books or online resources through the NEIU Libraries.

 

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