Raise your hand if you can’t remember the last time you sat down and read a book for four hours straight? Don’t worry, we won’t look. Well now is your chance to finally make #timetoread. The National Book Foundation, Goodreads, Mashable, and Penguin Random House have partnered together to create National Readathon Day. The event … Continue reading Make #timetoread at Reynolds on National Readathon Day!
The Richmond Marathon is one of the top 15 marathons in the US, and was named America’s Friendliest Marathon by Runner’s World Magazine. On Saturday, November 16 almost 20,000 runners will run (and walk) on Richmond’s streets in the marathon, half marathon and 8k. Planning on running, cheering, or staying as close to your couch … Continue reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Running…the Richmond Marathon
Reynolds Library, through our partnership with the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), has added two new databases for literary works and literary criticism: Literature Online (LION) and the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections. Literature Online (LION) LION is a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 382 full-text … Continue reading New: Literature Online (LION) and the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections
Computational Knowledge engine Wolfram|Alpha just announced that you can now analyze Shakespeare’s plays, as well as some other famous works of literature, including Moby Dick, Great Expectations, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. From their blog: Entering a play into Wolfram|Alpha, like A Midsummer Night’s Dream, brings up basic information, such as number of acts, scenes, … Continue reading New tool for literary analysis
While most students, staff, and faculty are preparing and/or cramming for Finals Week here at JSRCC, there is currently an even more epic struggle unfolding on television. The final season of LOST is playing out on millions of screens across the world and, as it does, fans in online communities theorize over the meaning of … Continue reading L O S T Books