Changes Afoot at the Research Help Desk

The sign says “ASK HERE,” and ask you shall!  At least, that’s what we hope.  The Research Help Desk is the library’s epicenter for all things “research.”  Need to check if the we own a particular book?  ASK.  Want help figuring out the best database to search for your research topic?  ASK.  Don’t know how […]

Sustainable Collections Project

For the past several years, the library has been working on a “sustainable collections” project which involves removing older, unused, readily-available books from the library collection.  The final part of the current phase will occur this summer when we look at books on the 4th floor and the Art section on the 2nd floor.  Call […]

GoPro at the Library

Want to show your friends what it looks like from your point of view as you ski down the slopes?  Or swim at the Dow?  Or perform a dance routine?  The library now has two GoPro Hero cameras available for checkout.  These rugged, waterproof cameras have several shooting modes, including 1080pixel/30 frames-per-second video, 5 shots […]

Lynda.com at the Library

The library now subscribes to lynda.com. Two dedicated kiosks are available in the Techlab on the 2nd floor. Lynda.com is an online learning company. Cultivate skills in business, software, technology and more to boost your resume while achieving your personal and professional goals. Experts teach these skills using self-paced online video courses. Browse through the hundreds of […]

MeLCat Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary!

Van Wylen Library has over 600,000 items. Using MeLCat increases the number of items available to you to over 45 million. You can get items from all types of libraries – from public to large academic institutions. MeLCat is a great resource for research materials as well as non-academic, popular books, music and movies. Van […]

Welcome Back

Welcome back, everyone! We’re excited about the beginning of the semester here at the library. As always, stop by for any help you might need, whether that’s in the tech lab to work on a digital project, or getting help from a librarian with a research question. Don’t forget to grab a cup of coffee from the […]

Attention Students!

It is the last week of classes.  Assignments are due, or soon will be.  Many of these are research assignments.  How do you feel about that?  Be honest.  Well, you’re in luck because it is not too late to get research help in the library. Email: askalibrarian@hope.edu For all options, visit: hope.edu/lib/ask For in-depth assistance, […]

Library Hours During Thanksgiving Break

Van Wylen Klooster Center Cup & Chaucer Wednesday, November 26 8am – 5pm 10am – 5pm 8am – 2pm Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27 Closed Closed Closed Friday, November 28 Closed Closed Closed Saturday, November 29 Closed Closed Closed Sunday, November 30 Noon – Midnight 2pm – 11pm Closed We are still taking contributions for Community […]