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Archives prevail as Rice Library’s hidden gem

This 400 year old book is a part of a two volume set and an item from the University Archives and Special Collections.

Emma Corry, Features Editor

October 22, 2019

Deanna Engler’s favorite item in the University Archives and Special Collections is a two-volume book set from the year 1603.  The library associate and USI history graduate calls the second volume of the set the “Harry Potter Book” because its contents include alchemy and magic. Engler thinks ...

Choir to hold St. Patrick’s Day Concert

Choir to hold St. Patrick’s Day Concert

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The university Women’s Choir, Chamber Choir and Irish Traditional Ensemble will present a St. Patrick’s Day concert March 17 at 3 p.m. in the Rice Library 2nd Floor Reading Room. This concert includes Irish Traditional Tunes, Songs and Blessings. The concert is free and open to the public. The Cham...

After hours: ‘A place I feel comfortable’

Holland Davis places books back where they belong at David L. Rice Library where she works part-time.

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who is employed by the university. This week, Holland Davis talked about her experience working at the university library.   Holland Davis scoured the shelves of the library, looking for a picture book about the first person to explore underwater. In the midst of shelving...

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