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Want to be the library’s next Marketing Intern?

SparkNotes version of this post:   HEY GUSTIES!  Apply for the library’s marketing internship!  I’ve been interning here all semester and I’ve really enjoyed it.  If you love the library, doing research, graphic design, video production, writing, and you have good communication skills, this could be perfect for you!  If you’re interested, contact me, Tristan Richards […]

Students: Earn a free 5 dollar print card!

Students: participate in a one-hour focus group on Dec. 1st and earn a free $5.00 print card good for the 2010-11 academic year. The focus groups are casual and, most importantly, your participation will help improve the library for current and future Gusties!  For more information or to sign-up, please send an email to […]

New resources for religion

With the library’s migration of ATLA and ATLA Serials from CSA to EBSCOHost, three new religion databases are now available to our users. The Old Testament Abstracts features citations and abstracts to books, journal articles, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Indexing includes 450 journal titles and goes back to 1978. The […]

Try American Periodicals Series Online

Over 1,000 full text journals and magazines published in the United States between 1740-1900 are searchable and browseable online in American Periodicals Series Online. The library has activated a 30-day trial to this amazing resource, and we’d love to know what you think! Link to the database from this blog entry, the databases drop-down on […]

National Library Week!

Students and library workers alike had a blast at Wednesday’s midday celebration of National Library Week. An abundance of cookies and punch were available, and students had the opportunity to enter a drawing to win a copy of Matthew Sandford’s book Waking (congratulations to our winner, Angie Magnusson). Enjoy these pictures from the event! A […]

Enhanced chat service now live!

You’ve probably noticed that the library offers chat reference service via instant messaging. Yesterday this service received an exciting makeover! Visiting the library’s Chat page now automatically connects a chat window to the reference librarian – you do not have to be signed into a chat client, such as AOL Instant Messenger, to begin a […]

Another new arrival!

Room 106 is now home to Helen – twin to Hector, but without a camera. Like her brother, Helen is a Mac mini with a huge flatscreen monitor, two keyboards, and a cord to hook your own laptop up to her keyboards and screen. Helen is perfect for collaborative projects! Soon a calendar will hang […]

Library is open today

The library will be open Friday, March 2, from 8am-6pm, but most services will be unavailable. We will be open regular hours (10am-6pm) tomorrow, Saturday, March 3, with full services (reference 10-5, etc.).

Closing at 10pm today

Due to the winter weather, the library will be closing at 10pm on Thursday, March 1. We hope to return to regular hours on Friday, March 2. In the meantime, enjoy the snow!

Chalepa ta kala – unless they’re 12,000 Greek texts!

The library now offers Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (or, TLG). This digital library serves up virtually all surviving Greek texts from Homer’s time (8th century BCE) to the fall of Byzantium in 1453 CE. One could call it the EEBO of ancient Greece! Due to the nature of this product and the cost of a campus-wide […]