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Library Resources: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month


During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America are celebrated.

Caribbean Search

Provides English-language information about the countries and people of the Caribbean region.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)

Indexes 400 international social science and humanities journals.

Latino American Experience

A cross-searchable collection of Latino American history and culture.

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News and Events

Adobe Digital Editions 4

Friday, October 17, 2014

Xavier Library has been made aware of a software vulnerability that exists within Adobe Digital Editions 4, the software that is used by some vendors to view books that have been downloaded. Adobe Digital Editions has been logging data on the books used with this application that have been downloaded on the devices or computers of library users. Click the title of this post to learn more.

Books by the Banks: Cincinnati USA Book Festival

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Books by the Banks: Cincinnati USA Book Festival is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place every October in downtown Cincinnati. The day-long festival features national, regional, and local authors and illustrators; book signings; panel discussions; and activities for the entire family to enjoy.This year, the event will take place on Saturday, October 11 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Duke Energy Center. Free admission.Read more here.

Banned Books Week 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014

September 21st-27th, 2014 is Banned Books Week! This is a week to celebrate the freedom to read, and the right to express ideas freely. There are many books that have been banned, or challenged in schools across the nation for their unpopular notions. Come check out some of those titles on the 3rd floor of the McDonald Library. For more information on Banned Books Week, click here.