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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 9:38am by Jacqueline Reed

This month's Hot & Hidden focuses on a snippet of history of The University of Mississippi.  To give the campus community a glimpse into the history of our university, we have selected different books throughout the library's collection to highlight some interesting facts.  

Books that are displayed include:

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 10:40am by Jacqueline Reed
Did you know that the Library of Congress classifies Sexual Life under: Family. Marriage. Women? Well, they do and we have many books on the subject. Academic books, that is. What do you think academics think about sexual norms? Find out by checking out some recent titles on gender and sex. These books and others like them can be found on the 1st floor Hot & Hidden display and 2nd floor Hot & Hidden display in front of the Pilkington Room.
Content provided by Dr. Amy Gibson, Research & Instruction Librarian and Professor

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:01pm by Jacqueline Reed

Let us help you tell scary Halloween stories. We have several titles available for checkout the west and east circulation desks. 

These are some of the titles available for checkout:

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 3:43pm by Jacqueline Reed

This week's Hot & Hidden highlights books and movies that concentrate on criminals and psychopaths.  Feel free to check out the titles on display in the Pilkington Room and west desk circulation.

Some titles on display are:


Friday, April 17, 2015 - 9:13am by Jacqueline Reed

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 11:24am by Jacqueline Reed

This week we’ll have our own student poets read original works at the 2nd annual Library Ambassador’s Poetry Slam.  The Poetry Slam will be held Thursday, March 19 7 pm-9 pm in the Union Ballroom (behind Subway).  JOIN US!

For Hot & Hidden we spotlight collections of American poets including our own faculty.    We celebrate American poets including our own facultyThe books pictured below are faculty or visiting faculty.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 1:16pm by Jacqueline Reed

Black History Month is here, and this week’s “Hot and Hidden” pays homage to the month’s festivities. This collection of pictorial books by prolific African American artists, painters, photographers, and visionaries highlights the African American experience via images of the culture and moments in history. Please enjoy images from Jacob Lawrence, Gordon Parks, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Deborah Willis, and others. Expand your knowledge. Embrace the history. Happy BHM!  These books and others like them can be found on the 2nd floor Hot & Hidden display in front of the Pilkington Room.

Content provided by Carolyne Cole, UM Graduate Student

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 8:46am by Jacqueline Reed

 Early humans were no strangers to disease. They encountered the microbes that cause illness in drinking water, food and the environment. Occasionally an outbreak might decimate a small group, but they never encountered anything close to the widespread illnesses of the ages to follow. It wasn't until humans began gathering in larger populations that contagious diseases had the opportunity to spread to epidemic proportions. An epidemic occurs when a disease affects a disproportionately large number of people within a given population, such as a city or geographic region.