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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: Are E-Readers Evil?

By Eva Monhaut Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu In an age of technology, it is not uncommon to see people reading from screens compared to five to eight years ago. E-readers are portable, quite light-weight and can hold thousands of books at once versus a bookbags limit. Plus, downloading an eBook is often much cheaper than purchasing the

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: Positive Reads for Troubling Times

BY: EVA MONHAUT Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has left all of us in a whirlwind: our lives have been suddenly uprooted and many of us are left struggling to make ends meet, adjust to a new routine and battle the emotional destruction of these troubling times.  Personally, I felt utterly gutted when I

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: What YOU are reading

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu I always love to hear what other people are reading because it introduces you to new reads that you might not have discovered otherwise. Every week I recommend some new reads to you but I was curious: What books are the readers of The Preface devouring? Today, I share

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: My top 5 romance reads

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Columnist emonhaut@iu.edu It is February and cupid is still bustling about shooting arrows but fear not: you don’t have to look further than your bookshelf for a little love. I do not usually read books that are specifically written in the romance genre. Don’t get me wrong, there are some well

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E-readers now available for checkout at the Schurz Library

By: RACHEL ALTUM Staff Writer Are you an Apple, Kindle or Nook fan? The Schurz Library now has you covered. The library recently received a $5,764 Library Services & Technology Act grant to establish an e-reader checkout program. There are now two iPad Minis, three Kindle Fire HDs, three Nook HD+s and two Kindle Paperwhites

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Is 2014 (finally) the year of the book revolution?

By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist Every time a new year swings around, I, perhaps like many other well-intentioned folks, take a mental inventory of all the things I’d like to accomplish for the next 365 days. Call them goals, call them resolutions, call the entire process wishful thinking, but the clean slate of a new year

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