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Common Reading : 2015

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Biographical and professional information about Sherry Turkle can be found on her home page at MIT.


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Common Reading

Shepherd University's Common Reading initiative is a way to involve campus and community in the reading and discussion of a single work. Events run throughout the year and here is the current events schedule for this year.



This year's Common Reading selection is Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Dr. Sherry Turkle; its call number is HM851 .T86 2011.


Copies of this work are held in the general collection, upstairs on the third floor.









TEDxUIUC author talk

Below is a YouTube video of a presentation given by Sherry Turkle about the book Alone Together from March 25, 2011: