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Transcript: Call numbers look like this in Quick Search: HV6035 .V61998 but often look like this on the book: HV6035 .V6 1998 Map by Janelle Gurnsey Library pictures are the copyright of UIS Icons are available under Creative Commons, via All other pictures (e.g the background of this section you're reading now) copyright free images via stock.xchng: Videos by UIS Library Instructional Services Prezi based on template by Ned Potter Template used with permission. Email or call your Academic Liaison Librarian to make a 1-to-1 appointment PS4523 .V63 2001 Library [computers, study carrels] If you are unable to find a book you want at Brookens Library you may be able to find it in one of the other I-Share Libraries. When you find a title you want, request it using the "Request through I-Share" button in the catalog. If the book is not available through an I-Share Library, you may request it through My ILL. Online students who do not live within 70 miles of Brookens or other I-Share library can request books using MyILL. General Reference Collection Legal Reference Collection Government Documents Brookens Library 1st Floor (basement) OR search a database directly by clicking the "Databases" link under "Quick Links" Academic Liaison office Stairwell Area Copyright Use the Format area to limit by format: Article Borrowing items: Click on "Availability" to see if the book is available for check out, and to get its Call Number The Reference Desk Circulation Desk & Book Return You always need your I-card to borrow: Undergraduate students, alumni, and special borrowers can check out UIS materials for 4 weeks, with 3 renewals. Graduate/doctoral students, faculty, and staff can check out UIS materials for 16 weeks, with 6 renewals. Videos/DVDs circulate to current students and staff for one week with a limit of three items. No renewals: overdue fines are $2.00 per day per item. Faculty can check out videos/DVDs for one month with three renewals. Materials from other libraries will have varied loan periods. Hours: Mon-Thur - 8:30am to midnight Fri - 8:30am - 5pm Sat - 10am to 6pm Sun - 2pm to 10pm Phone: 217-206-6550 PR2894 .S38 1998 [computers, study carrels, copier] Finding what you need E208 .T836 The Library website is at PR2894 .B384 1998 Library hours during the semester: Mon-Thur: 8:30am - 12:00am Fri: 8:30am - 6:00pm Sat: 10:00am - 6:00pm Sun: 2:00pm - 12:00am Hours subject to change during holidays, breaks, intersession, etc. DS723.3 .S3 2nd floor (Main level) Read call numbers starting alphabetically, then numerically: Historical records of UIS State depository for local government records Rare, valuable and fragile books and periodicals Oral history collection Online collection of digitized resources Once you're at just type something into the search box to get started. If you need help using the Library you can ask at the Reference and Information Desk, or you can e-mail: For IT support: the ITS Help Desk offers help through walk-in, phone, email and chat. 217.206.6000 Toll-free in the US: 877.847.0443 email: You can follow the library on twitter @UISLib, and find us on Facebook at My ILL (Interlibrary Loan) Welcome to the library. 3rd floor I-Share Quick Search is found on the Library homepage and can be accessed from any PC, at home or on campus, or from mobile devices. Quick Search locates books, journals and other resources in the library. Quick Search finds out if items are available or on loan. Quick Search links to electronic resources. Quick Search allows you to access “My Library Account” Use the Format area to limit results by format: article, book, video, etc. Finding electronic resources... Specialized lab of seventeen computers for graphics, digital video and audio production Scanners, video converters, color printer Useful links. You can start off in the usual way, by using the Quick Search at Lounge Finding & Requesting Books via Quick Search Don't forget our Research Guides - there's one for every major! Click "Research Guides" under "Quick Links" Video On the 2nd Floor (main floor) of the Library, you can get help finding resources at the Reference & Information Desk, or check out materials at the Circulation Desk. Main Stacks The library spends lots of money on electronic resources - e-books, e-journals, and databases - so you can get them for free. This is often stuff that Google cannot find, so make the most of it! The majority of e-Resources can be accessed from any PC on or off campus. (Off-campus access requires your NetID and password.) Entrance Find resources for your subject at Periodicals DS723 .S3 Archive/Special Collections Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) Our YouTube Channel is at

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Transcript: What is Halloween? and What do people do on Halloween? Origins of Halloween Why we (as Ahmadi Muslims) should avoid celebrating halloween? What is Shirk? Do Muslims believe in ghosts and supernatural things? What is Halloween? Celebrated on the night of October 31st Traditional activities include: Trick-or-treating Carving jack-o-lanterns Costume parties Visiting "haunted houses" Origin of Halloween celebration of the end of the harvest season Samhain was a time used by the ancient pagans to take stock of supplies and prepare for winter The ancient Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between living and the dead overlapped and the deceased would come back to cause havoc such as sickness or damaged crops Masks and costumes were worn in an attempt to mimic the evil spirits or appease them. Why we should avoid celebrating Halloween? Halloween is a harmful innovation among Christians which takes one closer to shirk. The Bible forbids witches, satanic practices etc. but Halloween is generally regarded as fun. Hudhur said it should always be remembered that any ‘fun’ that is based on shirk or any harmful way is to be avoided. We must give up on worldly traditions like these to follow the right path Faith Matters These practices makes children do wrong things in the name of “fun” These practices makes children do wrong things in the name of “fun” Agenda Friday Sermon October 29th 2010 ... small Conclusion Even a hint of shirk is unacceptable to God What is Shirk? Associate anyone in the name, action, or worship of Allah constitutes shirk Condition of Baiat number 6 says that we “shall refrain from following ______________ Ahmadi muslims do not believe in ghosts and other supernatural things (witches, goblins...) Do Muslims believe in ghosts and supernatural being? Heaven is a better reward than the candy get from you get from trick or treat QUESTIONS? “Badness attracts and leads man to adopt it with intensity, while forgetting traditions and beliefs. Some Ahmadis, considering such matters trivial, also get inclined in this way, resulting in very bad consequences” Shirk causes man to sink morally and spiritually. Belief in Divine Unity is a seed out of which grows all virtues, and lack of which lies at the root of all sins Halloween and what do people do on halloween? What other holidays do we not celebrate? Originated from the ancient celtic festival known as Samhain It is extremely wrong to believe in things that are supernatural even if it is for fun We must give up on worldly traditions like these to follow the right path Halloween is a tradition when many people celebrate it with extravagant parties, elaborate costumes and spending more $$$ Hudhur’s Friday Sermon October 29th 2010 Why should Ahmadi Muslims avoid celebrating Halloween? Bringing of dead spirits is WRONG and it goes against what we believe as Muslims

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