Hannah Kenny’s Library Internship Experience

We hope you enjoy reading about Hannah’s experience at the Library, written at the end of the Spring semester ’21. Hope College Digital Liberal Arts Website Redesigned  Under the mentorship of Tori Longfield, Assistant Librarian for the Digital Liberal Arts, student intern Hannah Kenny redesigned the Hope College Digital Liberal Arts (Hope DLA) website this […]

Hannah Jones’s Library Internship Experience

We hope you enjoy reading about Hannah’s experience at the Library, written at the end of the Spring semester ’21. This spring semester, I had the opportunity to work as an intern at the Van Wylen Library as part of my Women’s and Gender Studies degree. I worked under the guidance of Tori Longfield, Hope […]

Library Services During COVID-19

Library Rules Under COVID-19 Masks (covering both nose and mouth) are required in all public areas & classrooms. Do not move the furniture. One person per study room. No exceptions! Eat only in: Cup & Chaucer and Private Study Rooms. Study carrels only while eating; masks on otherwise. Must physically distance from others (6 feet […]

Hope College Library Remote Services

Until further notice, the Van Wylen Library and Theil Research Center are closed to the public, including to students, faculty and staff. We are committed to supporting both students and faculty remotely as classes move online.   A large amount of our material is already online. Search Primo and limit results to “available online”. Remember that […]

Welcome to the New School Year! Part 1

We are so happy to have new and returning students on campus! This will be a great year. The library can assist you in many ways. Though we have thousands of books you can check out, we also have a number of services and spaces to help you excel this year. Research Help Stop in […]

Library resources during weather shutdown

While Van Wylen Library will be closed through Thursday morning, you can keep up with your research during the polar vortex. Many of our resources are available online through the library website. Remember, if you are off campus you may be prompted to log in with your 1Hope username and password to access online materials. […]

(Re)Introducing MeLCat!

Welcome to spring semester 2019! After much anticipation and a lot of work by our technical services department, we are back in MeLCat! If you aren’t familiar with MeLCat, it is a centralized catalog with holdings from over 400 libraries of varying types across Michigan.  Calvin College, University of Michigan, Michigan State, Kalamazoo College, Kent […]

Exam Week Activities and Extended Library Hours

Extended exam week hours at the Library Friday December 7 8am – 6 pm Saturday December 8 10 am – midnight Sunday December 9 10 am – 2 am Monday December 10 8 am – 2 am Tuesday December 11 8 am – 2 am Wednesday December 12 8 am – 2 am Thursday December […]

Google Scholar & Library Holdings

What’s in Your Library ToolKit? Google Scholar & Van Wylen Library Holdings We probably don’t need to remind you about Google Scholar, a great supplement to the hundreds of databases that Van Wylen librarians license for the Hope Community. What you may not know is that we send Google Scholar our journal holdings on a […]