From Pages to Practice: The Library Blog

By Melissa Powers


Melissa is a Librarian at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

Blog Description: A blog about the NSVRC Library that showcases new materials, authors and resources that highlight current issues pertaining to sexual violence.

Blogger Bio: I am and forever will be a book lover! Finding new books is like a treasure hunt for me. Please come along as we search together for new reads and resources to help end sexual violence!

 

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Women’s history is filled with many victories, as well as struggles. The work of the suffragists from the mid 1800’s set a tone and a presence for generations of women after. They worked to obtain the right to vote, which they may not have seen in their lifetime. However, many who have come after them have been able to reap the reward of their persistent hard work.

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I am going to go out on a limb for a moment in hopes that I can say this and have it be the truth. With longer days and daylight savings rolling in this weekend, perhaps we can expect warmer days to return as well. Although, I enjoy snow activities, I’m ready for a change. The NSVRC library is coming into a change as well. The library catalog is in the midst of a little revamping. It’s a bit like the remodeling shows on HGTV that I am completely addicted to. It’s in the midst of a “renovation.”

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Last Friday, February 14th, many celebrated a day of hearts, flowers and candy. Couples swooned and hearts filled with love. Yes, Valentine’s Day can be special for some, but to many it’s just another day.  The month of February however, is also American Heart Month. Most are probably aware that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women.

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Super Bowl XLVIII is fading off into the distance, the last bit of confetti has been scraped off the field, and the hats and jerseys tucked away until next year. Some may go into hiding until August where they will wait impatiently for preseason. However, some may use this time to turn their need for sports watching else ware.

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Library ComputerSo, now that you’ve been introduced and hopefully become inspired by the last post introducing the NSVRC library, I was hoping to take you on a tour of what you might find within the

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Stacks of BooksWelcome to the NSVRC’s newest blog, “From Pages to Practice!” I am so excited to have the privilege to be sharing something that I hold near and dear to my heart with you all today. The NSVRC library has been essentially my “home” for the last two and a half years.

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