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Student Book Club
Book Club
Student Book Club

 The SAS book group met on Monday, December 16th and discussed their previous pick, Elizabeth Strout's Olive Kitteridge; a book that everyone seemed to enjoy and made for a lively discussion. At this same time they made the decision to read An American Marriage by Tayari Jones (her fourth novel) over the winter break. This book has been nominated and received many awards including The National Book Award and The Women's Award for Fiction. Ms. Jones' book has received rave reviews from the likes of the New York Times, The Atlantic, NPR and so many more.
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New and Improved AASC
African American Studies Center
New and Improved AASC
Oxford's database, African American 
Studies Center has a new interface 
making the navigation process smoother.

They've improved user experience by

adding stable linking, personalization

features allowing the user to save

content, searches and annotations.

 

 

 

 

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What's on Display in the MCR?
book displays
What's on Display in the MCR?

When you walk through the Main Common Room (MCR) these days you might notice a slight change in the décor.

What once was the home of A. Felix duPont’s (the School’s founder) antique gun collection, are now beautifully crafted bookshelves.

Mr. duPont’s gun collection was donated to the School by his wife shortly after his death in 1948. Cases were built and installed in the Main Common Room where his collection was on display until their recent removal. Students as well as the adult community would often comment on the oddity of storing guns in a school setting. The guns have been removed and donated to the Hagley Museum in Wilmington, DE. Hagley houses a huge amount of the duPont family’s effects and it seemed only natural and fitting for his collection to be sent there for preservation.

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Off Campus Access
Summer Access
Off Campus Access

For off-campus access of any subscription resource (i.e. paid-for databases), you'll be prompted to login first to OpenAthens. Your username is your "firstname.lastname" (for example john.smith); please contact us for the password, or if you have questions.

 

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