Did you know that URI freshmen once had to wear beanies? This one’s up in the University Archives.

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Francis Scott Key was inspired to write “The Star-Spangled Banner” 200 years ago today. For more about our national anthem: http://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/

Then and Now: Engineering Quad

Today: http://binged.it/WOHDQT

Aerial view of the Engineering Quad in 1962 and today!

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URI 101 Library Sessions start this week. Can’t wait to meet you all over the coming weeks!

Then and Now: Quinn Hall

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Quinn Hall in 1940 and today!

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LIB 120: Introduction to Information Literacy is a great way to boost your research skills and save you time in other classes. Great for all majors, fulfills a General Education requirement! Register at http://web.uri.edu/ecampus/

World War II - 75th Anniversary

Germany invaded Poland 75 years ago today which started World War II. See our guide on WWII to help start your research: http://uri.libguides.com/wwii

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Move-In Weekend is almost here!

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In honor of Throwback Thursday, here is a picture of URI freshmen on Move-In Day 1967 from our University Archives.

Best of luck to students moving in this weekend!

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Multitask your way to better research skills! Take LIB 120: Introduction to Information Literacy this fall - you’ll learn timesaving research strategies and fulfill an English Communication General Education requirement. Register at http://web.uri.edu/ecampus/

We’re gearing up for the start of the Fall semester! If you’re on campus and looking for tips for using the URI Libraries and starting your research, stop by!