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You’re a Researcher Without a Library: What Do You Do? by @WikiLibrary

Here is a Friday Feature post for all those who find themselves without a full library at their disposal. The article “You’re a Researcher Without a Library: What Do You Do?” is what you need. You might be: a distance … Continue reading

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A Tolkien Book Collection

Because it coincided with Holy Week and family commitments, I missed Tolkien Reading Day. I am reading Return of the King to my son, and have begun Tolkien’s letters. I thought it would be fun to end the week with a Tolkien reader’s treat. My … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis Manuscript Collections and Reading Rooms

Whether you are new to C.S. Lewis and the Inklings or a long time reader, there are some resources spaces available that can augment your reading project. Researchers and biographers have learned to find the C.S. Lewis manuscript collections, but there … Continue reading

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Natural Food for the Imagination, or Growing Up on Books

One of my pleasurable memories of childhood was of my mother waking me up very late one night. She had just returned from a business trip and she had bought me a book. I can no longer remember what that … Continue reading

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But I am reading…

Alas, I have not been writing. I am in the midst of an incredibly heavy marking season, facing dozens–hundreds, actually–of assignments on this two-dimensional backlit screen. The thought of carving out mental space to pour my heart out onto this … Continue reading

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The Marion E. Wade Center: An Archive Review

Though I’ve written dozens of book and album reviews, I’m certain I’ve never reviewed a library before. The Marion E. Wade Center, however, is not just another library. Housed at Wheaton College in the Southwest suburbs of Chicago, The Wade … Continue reading

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