New Check Out Periods at the Library

We simplified the check out periods of our library’s items this summer.  Highlights from some of our most-used items are below.  Don’t worry, you don’t have to memorize this!  You will receive due dates upon checkout and you can also check your account 24/7 online using your 1Hope username and password! Hope students Hope faculty Hope […]

Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

We are so thrilled to have students back on campus.  We missed the energy and excitement you add to the Library! Just a quick reminder of just a few of the many ways we can serve you this year: We have SPACES of all kinds for you to work – alone, with a group, on a project, […]

New York Times Academic Pass Renewal

Our license with The New York Times (NYT) requires you to renew your academic pass each year so that the NYT can verify that you still have a valid 1Hope email account.   You may not have any idea when your current academic pass expires. That’s okay! Be proactive and proceed to: https://myaccount.nytimes.com/verification/edupass.   If […]

Senior Library Student Worker Purchases for the Collection

Every spring, graduating senior library student workers can pick an item (book, CD, DVD) to add to the collection in their honor.  They can choose an item within their major or an item of general interest.  Here’s what this year’s seniors chose: Research Help Circulation Media Desk                 […]

Are You Well-Read*?

Now that we better understand that getting news from social media (especially Facebook and Twitter) and Google is not such a great idea (filter bubbles! Fake news!), how can busy students stay current with the latest, credible news? Van Wylen has you covered! We offer a vast array of newspapers and magazines that stand at […]

Post-National Library Week FYI

by Kelly Jacobsma, Director   Libraries generally don’t publicly promote political agendas; however we feel that our users may want to know how politics in Washington and the President’s proposed budget may impact library services in Michigan and at Hope.  As you may know, President Trump has proposed eliminating all federal library funding – and […]

Project time! How Can the Library Help You?

It’s Spring, which means it is ‘Project Time’ on the 2nd floor of the Library! The Media Services Desk is the go-to place to check out a GoPro camera, Chromebook, or an iPad. You can also purchase paper or simple office supplies.  Use the Ellison die cut or spiral binding machine or have an item laminated.  If […]

Graphic Novels at the Library

Graphic novels aren’t just about superheroes anymore. They comment on culture, politics, relationships, historical events and much more.  We have a fantastic LibGuide by our Metadata and Digital Collections Librarian, Jeremy Barney which really highlights our collection.  You can find many of our graphic novels in the browsing section across from our current periodicals on […]