Author Archives: Beth

Cinderella, the Sasenach, and other fantasies

Who doesn’t love a ball and a wedding?  Especially fantasy ones… http://tinyurl.com/k8cmvkt Cinderella’s ball gown caught my eye on the billboards, and I’m dying to see the movie.  I was also dying to see the gown’s construction.  It’s interesting that … Continue reading

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We Love Print

For many years, the internet has been hailed as the death of print.  In the periodicals area of the library, we know that’s not true, because we see hundreds of students and visitors going though our magazines every semester. http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/05/smallbusiness/startups-create-magazines/index.html?section=money_topstories … Continue reading

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Decadence has Some Repeat Themes

I came across this in this morning’s news.  Fun site, eh? http://tinyurl.com/nwaznnl If you’re curious about 15th and 16th century fashion, the library has lots of books on the subject.  Here are a few: Renaissance Dress in Italy, 1400-1500, by … Continue reading

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