Info in the Arts: Digital Theatre Plus now more than plays!

If you haven’t stumbled across this yet, I wanted to make you aware of a newer resource that the library subscribes to, Digital Theatre Plus.  We subscribed to this last year to support the theatre department with a streaming drama resource.  It is a growing database of major plays, including contemporary British theatre productions and […]

Welcome, Chris McKinnon!

Van Wylen Library would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Evening Circulation Supervisor, Chris McKinnon. Chris comes to us from the Kent District Library, where he was a circulation assistant. In addition to his duties as a Circulation Supervisor, Chris is the go-to person during the evening hours at the library. When […]

Food Drive at the Library

Starting on Friday, November 22nd and going until Friday, December 13th, Van Wylen Library is hosting a food drive through the Holland Community Action House (CAH). Students, staff, and faculty can all help their community by donating food and other simple items to CAH’s pantry, which is currently understocked. Some of the common items that […]

2nd Floor Services at Van Wylen

The Media Services Desk provides the necessities for basic schoolwork throughout the year.  It serves as the circulation desk on the 2nd floor & a satellite Copy Works! location. Here are some of the available tools at the Media Desk: Available for Checkout: •Books & Videos •Laptop Computers – 3 hours •Digital Still & Video Cameras – 3 […]

Polar Bear Oral History Interviews

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. In proclaiming the holiday, he said: To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing […]

Celebrate Open Access Week

International Open Access Week is in full swing with several universities, colleges, and other institutions combining their efforts to introduce and celebrate open access efforts throughout the world. Open Access (OA) is the freely available, electronic access to scholarly research with the intention of use and re-use. An OA journal attracts more readers, citations, and […]

2008 Milestone Available Online

Hope College’s yearbook, Milestone, is now available in Digital Commons, Hope’s institutional repository, for the year 2008. Milestone is an annual publication of Hope College. The first yearbook was published in 1905 as a single edition and was titled The Hope College Annual. The yearbooks became an annual publication in 1916, which was also when […]