Library & Department of Education CIS Speaker Co-Sponsorship

Vincent Delgado, Co-Director of the Refugee Development Center in Lansing, Michigan and an expert on refugee and immigrant issues, will be making a department co-sponsored presentation titled Welcoming the Immigrant: How Schools and Libraries Contribute to Success at this fall’s CIS beginning at 2:15 on Wednesday, October 3rd in the Kempers Lecture Hall of the […]

CIS Information Resources

A collection of information resources related to this fall’s Critical Issues Symposium, Immigration: Shaping and Reshaping America, is available on the first floor of Van Wylen Library adjacent to the Reference Desk. A list of items in the collection, arranged thematically, is available at the resources link of the CIS website. The collection includes books, […]

African American Studies Center Online

A new online resource titled African American Studies Center is now available. This unique resource is a comprehensive collection of scholarship that focuses on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. It includes more than 7,500 articles by top scholars in the field, biographies, primary source documents, images, […]

Check out Credo Reference

The library is running a trial for Credo Reference through September 22. “Credo Reference (formerly Xrefer) is the world’s largest online reference service featuring over 250 full-text reference titles covering all subject areas with over 3 million entries from 57 highly-respected publishers all aggregated and integrated in a robust search engine. Credo Reference has many […]

Getting In When You Are Off Campus

We would like to remind our off-campus users that if you want to access library resources from home, you need to log in to your library account. Access to subscription databases is limited to current Hope faculty, students, and staff. Therefore, if you are at an off-campus computer (including many cottages) you will need to […]

NPR Audio and Transcripts on InfoTrac OneFile

Patrons can now listen to any National Public Radio program, as well as read transcripts, for shows produced by NPR from 1990 to present. Podcasts from government agencies such as the Census and the State Department are also available in Infotrac OneFile. Transcripts and audio files appear under the Media Tab after you do a […]