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Kansas Notable Books 2015

      The Kansas Notable Books List is the annual recognition of 15
      outstanding titles by Kansas authors or about Kansas. It is the only honor
      for Kansas books by Kansans, highlighting our lively contemporary writing
      community and encouraging readers to enjoy some of the best writing of
      the authors among us.

      For more information about the award as well as this year's winners, be
      sure to visit the State Library of Kansas's page for the award.

      The State Library of Kansas provides a wide variety of databases and
      services that anyone in Kansas freely has access to - and if you're a
      Kansas resident, remember that you can always get a state library card at
                                                                                                           Ablah Library's Circulation desk! 

This exhibit was displayed in Fall 2015. Dates: October 2015 - January 2016.

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Graphic Novels 2015

      In Fall 2014, Dr. Darren DeFrain and his students explored social, cultural, and
      aesthetic issues related to the form of graphic novels and sequential art.  This book
      display highlights some of the graphic novels they studied, along with a selection of
      other graphic novels that can be found in Ablah Library.

      This exhibit was displayed in Summer 2015.  Dates:  June - ?, 2015

      It was accompanied by a panel exhibit of student projects from Dr. Darren
      DeFrain's Fall 2014 Graphic Novels class.

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Earth Day 2015

      First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event during which activities
      celebrate our planet, as well as showing support for the environmental
      protection movement.  Learn more about Earth Day, our planet, and green
      living (and more!) with these books and others like them at the WSU Library.

      This exhibit was displayed in Spring 2015. Dates: April __, 2015 -

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Shockers: Tenure 2015

      To honor the occasion of receiving tenure and/or promotion, this year's awardees
      were asked to name a book that had influenced their lives or careers. This book
      exhibit celebrates the new awardees along with their selections and reflections.
      Commemorative book plates have been placed in each selected book.

      The second selection of titles was chosen by this year's Senior Honor Award
      Recipients for 2014-2015.

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