Library materials to support the 2016 Critical Issues Symposium

The Fall 2016 CIS, “Economic Inequality in a Democratic Society,” is just around the corner and in keeping tradition with previous years the library has put together an online guide to select books/ebooks, videos, and articles to accompany the two day event. If you’re looking for a nice overview of this year’s “critical issue,” check […]

Brand New Website

You might notice that the Van Wylen Library website looks a bit different these days. Check it out here – hope.edu/library With the help of Public Affairs & Marketing, we’ve made the site mobile-friendly, introduced new features, and streamlined the navigation. All of your favorite resources and services are still available, but now they’re even […]

Exam Week De-Stress Events

Many of us around campus can feel the upcoming finals week stress in the air. We wanted to take this time to remind you to relax, unwind, and breathe. You’ll find therapy dogs to pet, doughnuts to eat, bubble wrap to stomp, and so much more. Special thanks to our partners throughout campus: Counseling and Psychological […]

Community Action House Holiday Food Drive

Van Wylen Library continues to  host a food drive to benefit Community Action House of Holland.  Please consider picking up a few extra items next time you go grocery shopping to help families and individuals who are in need in our community.  Donations can be dropped off at the display in the first floor of the […]

Welcome Josh Miller

Who has experience preparing legal documents, managing a bakery, teaching algebra/geometry/math as well as grades pre-K to 12, and leading a wine training program? Who has done graduate studies at Notre Dame, Yale University, and the University of Michigan? Who owns approximately 500 social and strategy board games? If you guessed Joshua B. Miller, Van […]

MeLCat Service Interruption

MeLCat requesting will be suspended beginning Wednesday, November 18 and will be back up by Friday, December 11 because of a server change.  We can still get your material to you just as fast!  Fill out a request form at http://www.hope.edu/lib/illoan/book.php Please contact Michelle Yost at ill@hope.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

Ex Libris Eleanor Roosevelt

As the Metadata Librarian, one of the best parts of my job is cataloging our rare book collection. Lots of interesting and quirky things pop across my desk. Today’s item is brought to you by the David Kamansky and Gerald Wheaton gift donation. The book, All I Want is Everything (Funk & Wagnalls Co., New York, […]

Two New Database Trials

Sage Knowledge touts itself as the “premier social science eBook platform”. Included in this database of more than 4,200 titles is content from SAGE and CQ Press. SAGE knowledge provides access to scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. Try it today until October 31. Let us know what you think. […]