Baylor Alumnus and Benefactor, Judge Hightower, Receives TLA Award
Jack English Hightower, BA '49, LLB '51, has been selected posthumously for the Texas Library Association (TLA) Outstanding Services to Libraries Award. He will be recognized Wednesday, April 9, in San Antonio at the TLA Annual Conference. Judge Hightower died in Austin, Texas on Aug. 3, 2013, at age 86.

Former Baylor Regent and Library Proponent Receives TLA Benefactor Award
Ella Wall Prichard, a 1963 Baylor graduate and former member of the Baylor Board of Regents, has been awarded the Texas Library Association (TLA) Benefactor Award. The award will be presented to Prichard Wednesday, April 9, at the Opening Author Session of the TLA Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

The Baylor Libraries Promote Smart Money Management
The Baylor Libraries present two Smart Money Week sessions by Dr. Bill Reichenstein and Dr. Tom Potts on April 7 and April 9 from Noon-1:30 p.m. in Jones Library, Room 200.

Baylor Archivist Helps Congress Celebrate Its 225th
One of Baylor's archivists, Debbie Davidonis-Todd, has worked with a task force of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress to create a poster, a website and a social media campaign to commemorate the 225th birthday of the United States Congress.

Poage Library Exhibit Commemorates 1964 Civil Rights Act
The W. R. Poage Legislative Library at Baylor University commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement with an exhibit featuring photographs, interactive video and other artifacts on display from February through June 2014. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Baylor Libraries Join SCOAP3 Partnership
Baylor Libraries have joined research libraries around the globe in a partnership that will transition key journals in the field of high-energy particle physics to an open access model.

BrowZine App from Third Iron Eases Research
BrowZine, an app for iPad and Android tablets, allows Baylor faculty, students and staff to access, read and monitor e-journals held by the Baylor Libraries in a very user-friendly interface.

Poage Library Hosts JFK Exhibit Until May
W.R. Poage Legislative Library, located on Baylor's campus, is currently hosting an exhibit celebrating the life, presidency and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. The exhibit intends to honor the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination and will run through May 2014.

Baylor Libraries Launch New Research Database
The Baylor University Libraries are pleased to announce the official launch of Baylor Archival Repositories Database (BARD), a new research database.

Library Staff Member Donates Rare Painting to Smithsonian Institution
Melvin Schuetz, Assistant to the Curators at Armstrong Browning Library, donated a rare painting by Chesley Bonestell to the Smithsonian Institution.

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