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Publishing company monopolizes libraries’ budget

Publishing company monopolizes libraries’ budget

Sabrina Fiore, Staff Writer

2 days ago

During the UVM SGA meeting Jan. 21, Dean of Libraries Bryn Geffert stood before the room and explained his dilemma. UVM libraries’ contract with Elsevier, a scientific literature publishing company, grants UVM affiliates access to their ScienceDirect journals. Due to this contract, Geffert said the...

UVM’s Librarians: Who are they?

UVM’s Librarians: Who are they?

Sabrina Fiore, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

Structurally, UVM’s libraries are buildings with countless bookshelves. Less visibly, the people inside keep the libraries’ hearts beating. Librarians are behind the bookshelves and desks of UVM’s campus libraries, and they contribute to the UVM community in diverse ways beyond finding and shelving books.        ...

Can you watch porn in the Howe Library?

Can you watch porn in the Howe Library?

Julianne Lesch, Cynic News Reporter

December 11, 2019

A man watching what some have described as porn in the library left students feeling uncomfortable and confused about how the situation was handled. On Nov. 12, two students in Howe Library saw a man watching what they thought was porn on a UVM computer. The students approached a library employee saying the...

NoNames changes persist a year later

NoNames changes persist a year later

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

March 7, 2019

One year after the 2018 Waterman Takeover, NoNames for Justice rallied in the Waterman  Building to celebrate its accomplishments and promote other student activist groups on campus. NoNames held several rallies in February 2018, including shutting down Main Street Feb. 22 and taking over Waterman...

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