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CLIR - Books as Medicine

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
1:15pm – 2:45pm

UConn Depot Campus

Books as Medicine: the Library War Service and Bibliotherapy. This talk examines the history of an idea familiar to every reader: that books can serve as medicine. beginning in the first world war, librarians and physicians believed they could make it a science, eventually calling their work bibliotherapy. Class will be held at Vernon Cottage.


Marilyn Diaz, 860-570-9012,

Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, UConn Master Calendar

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