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Library logistics: How staff will prepare to move more than a million books

A student worker labels books in Paley Library ahead of the move to Charles Library.
Photograph by Betsy Manning
A student worker labels books in Paley Library ahead of the move to Charles Library.

This piece wasn’t written by me, but it features me and some of the work we’ve been doing to prepare for our move to Charles Library.

“It’s kind of funny,” said Sara Wilson, CLA ’14, ’17, Temple’s library outreach and communications administrator. “We moved from Sullivan to Paley, and now we’re taking a lot of those same books those same few feet.”

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Underground

My short story, “Underground,” won honorable mention in Short Édition’s international fiction contest. Look for it in the dispensers or read it at the link below.

It’s been nearly fourteen years, but there you were on my morning commute. On your way to work like nothing had happened. Both of us on our ways to work as if nothing had happened.

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Criminal Justice Professor Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Steven Belenko has devoted his career to using data to change the criminal justice system for the better.

The criminal justice professor works with juvenile and adult justice agencies to improve substance-abuse related services for offenders. His work recently earned him the 2017 Jerry Lee Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Division of Experimental Criminology.

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