Monthly Archives: April 2023


Have you seen a section on the first floor of the Consortium Library that says ARLIS? This stands for Alaska Resources Library and Information Services. This special section of the library is specific to the state of Alaska. They have information on Alaska’s cultural and natural resources along with its own Alaska Library Catalog database.

In addition to this, there are Alaska lib guides that are accessible at the Consortium Library.

Photos - UAA/APU Consortium Library

National Great Poetry Reading Day

National Great Poetry Reading Day | April 28

Today is National Great Poetry Reading Day. A day to commemorate great poets of the past. The Consortium Library has a Lib Guide that can help with Creative Writing. It can be just what you need when writing a sonnet, shi, villanelle, tanka, haiku, ode, pr ghazal. Poetry is a way to be releases your deepest thoughts onto paper.

If you are seeking some inspiration or would like something to read from your favorite poet you can view poetry at or if you would like some time away from studying, you can do a word search.