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2015 Knovel Academic Challenge: Play for your chance to win!

The 2015 Knovel Academic Challenge is in full effect! For 8 weeks, starting February 8th, students from 340+ universities from around the world will compete head-to-head for points and prizes, while solving real-life engineering problem sets. The Challenge immerses students in a professional problem-solving environment using Knovel's optimized search, trusted content and interactive tools, while competing for points and prizes. CWRU has been lucky to have students win multiple prizes in past years, and this year's participants can win Amazon gift cards, iPads, or a Google Chromecast.

So, how does it work?

Each Monday at 12:00:00 AM PDT, a new problem set will be posted, and students will have until the following Sunday at 11:59:59 PM PDT to submit their answers. Stay tuned each week for the weekly winner along with the prior week's problem set solution. Grand prize winners will be announced at the end of the 8 weeks.

CWRU faculty, staff and students have access to Knovel (http://app.knovel.com/). In addition to over 4000+ e-books, it offers interactive tools, equation plotter, calculation tools, export of data to Excel, and a "data search" designed to find a chemical/material to meet your specific needs.

To register and play, go to: www.knovelac.com



Art+Feminism: A Campaign to Improve Coverage of Women and the Arts on Wikipedia

Wikipedia's gender trouble is well documented: in a 2011 survey, Wikimedia found that less than 13% of its contributors are female. The reasons for the gender gap are up for debate; the practical effect of this dispariry, however is not. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. Many articles on notable women in history and art are absent on Wikipedia. Join us to help make a change to this alarming aporia in an increasingly important repository of shared knowledge!

Register for our "edit-a-thon" to help revise articles that could benefit from edits & expansion! This event is free to attend. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop if possible. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact: leigh.bonds@case.edu


Special Collections Exhibitions ‌

The following exhibits are free and open to the public during regular business hours.

"The Alice Project"
Location: KSL Art Gallery (1st floor) and throughout the library

Last year, students of the Cleveland Institute of Art’s Illustration Department were inspired by a local book collector's exceptional collection of illustrated Lewis Carroll books. The resulting project was a book, Alice, which contains new illustrations to Lewis Carroll’s works by the students. Prints of the students’ work are displayed in the gallery, and additional student works can be found on display throughout the library.

"Universities at War: The CWRU Student Perspective of World War I"
Location: Hatch Reading Room / Dampeer Room (2nd floor)

Presented by Kelvin Smith Library, “Universities at War” is an exhibit that investigates the messages students received about the war through various print culture media. Posters, postcards, literature, advertisements, flyers and pamphlets will be on display, as well as university curriculum and student responses through yearbooks and other student publications. The exhibit also features a collection of WWI propaganda posters generously loaned by Stan Berger.

Join us for the following special events! Click here to RSVP.  For more information, contact KSLspecialcollections@case.edu.




For additional information about events at KSL, please call 216.368.2992 or email KSLadministration@case.edu.

About Us FAQ

What and Where is Siegal?

The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.

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