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                 […]

3 Great Library Research Tools You Need to Add to your Toolbox

Doing great library research is a journey, with many wrong turns and some truly great eureka moments. Following are 3 great library research tools that can make your research journey less tedious, quicker, easier to track, and maybe even a little fun: Zotero An open-source citation management system, this is a tool to never leave […]

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 […]

Research Practices Survey March 25 through April 25

The college is in the third year of administering a national survey on student research practices and information literacy skills. The Research Practices Survey will be administered to all first-year students and to seniors this spring. Email invitations will go out to students on March 20 and will be open until April 24. Through this […]

Info in the Arts: New Naxos App

For those of you who haven’t used it before, Naxos is the library’s primary tool for online streaming classical music.  It contains over 100,000 CDs from 100s of labels such as Naxos, Sony Classical, Albany, and Inova. Naxos has recently released a new version of its app, available for apple and android.  Use this app […]

Info in the Arts: Online Resource Smorgasbord

There are all kinds of fantastic arts-related tools hiding out there on the open web.  Here are a few random favorites of mine: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy at the Seattle Art Museum – This is a fantastic online interactive exhibit of 150 works of painting and calligraphy.  Not only are the digital images high quality, […]