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LRC Recommendation Form

Do you know a good book, journal, AV, or electronic resource that the LRC doesn't own? Recommend it for purchase by filling out a recommendation form. We will try to purchase it if funds are available.

LRC Recommendation Form

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NUHS Staff Picks

Cover _beingmortalBeing Mortal by Atul Gawande is a must-read for anyone who expects to get old or who has aging parents (so, basically everyone). Dealing with the difficulties and decisions of aging and end-of-life issues is depicted in humane, thoughtful and heart-felt real-life vignettes. Being Mortal is a compassionate book to initiate the discussions that we need to have. This book also is available electronically through eReadIllinois on our eResources page.