LIBRARY LEARNING COMMONS UPDATE – AIRPORT LOUNGE PILOT PROJECT

We are excited to announce that this spring the Harold F. Johnson Library will be able to try out a few key ideas from the Library Learning Commons (LLC) proposal in the Airport Lounge. This project, a collaboration between the Library, the

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LIBRARY LEARNING COMMONS UPDATE – AIRPORT LOUNGE PILOT PROJECT

We are excited to announce that this spring the Harold F. Johnson Library will be able to try out a few key ideas from the Library Learning Commons (LLC) proposal in the Airport Lounge. This project, a collaboration between the Library, the

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Library Hours Through Winter Break

The library’s regular fall schedule ends Monday, 12/15. Below is the complete list of library hours through January 4: Saturday and Sunday, 12/13 & 12/14: 10 am – Midnight Monday, 12/15: 8:30 a.m. – Midnight Tuesday – Thursday, 12/16 –

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Library Hours Through Winter Break

The library’s regular fall schedule ends Monday, 12/15. Below is the complete list of library hours through January 4: Saturday and Sunday, 12/13 & 12/14: 10 am – Midnight Monday, 12/15: 8:30 a.m. – Midnight Tuesday – Thursday, 12/16 –

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Library carrels for the spring semester: Apply now!

Starting today, Div 3 students may apply for a library carrel for spring semester 2015. The Library will accept applications, via this online form: https://hamp.it/carrel, through January 29, 2015. In a pilot we started this fall, the library is trying

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Library carrels for the spring semester: Apply now!

Starting today, Div 3 students may apply for a library carrel for spring semester 2015. The Library will accept applications, via this online form: https://hamp.it/carrel, through January 29, 2015. In a pilot we started this fall, the library is trying

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What do library InfoBar employees do, you ask?!

We rely on our student employees so much at the Library InfoBar that in fact we could never operate the library without them.    If you’ve ever wondered, during the quiet times when they are at the desk waiting for patrons,

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What do library InfoBar employees do, you ask?!

We rely on our student employees so much at the Library InfoBar that in fact we could never operate the library without them.    If you’ve ever wondered, during the quiet times when they are at the desk waiting for patrons,

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Ask the Experts & late night study

The Harold F. Johnson Library will be hosting expert help at the InfoBar (Main Floor) to assist with your end of semester research and projects. Join us starting Monday, December 1st for walk-up help and popcorn!

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Ask the Experts & late night study

The Harold F. Johnson Library will be hosting expert help at the InfoBar (Main Floor) to assist with your end of semester research and projects. Join us starting Monday, December 1st for walk-up help and popcorn!

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Pizza Workshop for Div 2s and 3s tomorrow at noon

PIZZA WORKSHOP FOR DIV 2s and 3s Friday noon, 3rd floor of the library  Sharing your process & final project November 14 • 12pm • Hill Urbina Room  Learn how to use WordPress at Hampshire (sites.hampshire.edu) to create and publish

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Pizza Workshop for Div 2s and 3s tomorrow at noon

PIZZA WORKSHOP FOR DIV 2s and 3s Friday noon, 3rd floor of the library  Sharing your process & final project November 14 • 12pm • Hill Urbina Room  Learn how to use WordPress at Hampshire (sites.hampshire.edu) to create and publish

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Event: Librarians and Archivists with Palestine

Thursday, November 13, 5:30 pm, Harold Johnson Library, Gallery Librarians and Archivists with Palestine (LAP) is a network of self-defined librarians, archivists, and information workers in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination. This network grew out of a delegation

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Event: Librarians and Archivists with Palestine

Thursday, November 13, 5:30 pm, Harold Johnson Library, Gallery Librarians and Archivists with Palestine (LAP) is a network of self-defined librarians, archivists, and information workers in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination. This network grew out of a delegation

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Joan Lippincott’s Lecture: Library Learning + Community now available online

With thanks to The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Coalition for Networked Information, we are pleased to announce that a video recording of LIBRARY LEARNING + COMMUNITY w/ JOAN K. LIPPINCOTT is now available online.

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Joan Lippincott’s Lecture: Library Learning + Community now available online

With thanks to The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Coalition for Networked Information, we are pleased to announce that a video recording of LIBRARY LEARNING + COMMUNITY w/ JOAN K. LIPPINCOTT is now available online.

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Come to the Andrew Salkey Memorial Reading tomorrow!

Please stop by the library exhibit cases on the main floor to see material from the Hampshire College Archives on Andrew Salkey and Eqbal Ahmad.    You are always able to make use of these collections simply by writing to:  archives@hampshire.edu

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Come to the Andrew Salkey Memorial Reading tomorrow!

Please stop by the library exhibit cases on the main floor to see material from the Hampshire College Archives on Andrew Salkey and Eqbal Ahmad.    You are always able to make use of these collections simply by writing to:  archives@hampshire.edu

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Recent faculty and student publications on display

Come see what your fellow colleagues and students have been up to next time you are in the library.    We have put together a display of a selection of recent student and faculty publications.   They’re right on the main floor

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Recent faculty and student publications on display

Come see what your fellow colleagues and students have been up to next time you are in the library.    We have put together a display of a selection of recent student and faculty publications.   They’re right on the main floor

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Media Makers Lab Open House

Join us in the Johnson Library Basement on Friday Oct. 24 1-4 p.m. for pizza, popcorn, music, games and fun to increase awareness of the media makers labs and what you can do there. There will be a raffle for

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Media Makers Lab Open House

Join us in the Johnson Library Basement on Friday Oct. 24 1-4 p.m. for pizza, popcorn, music, games and fun to increase awareness of the media makers labs and what you can do there. There will be a raffle for

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Old prints meet new technology

Students in Karen Koehler’s Guernica tutorial got to view prints from 1937 from Francisco de Goya’s “Los Caprichos” today while using current technology to be able to zoom in on the details.    Asha Kinney, Assistant Director of Information Technology for

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Old prints meet new technology

Students in Karen Koehler’s Guernica tutorial got to view prints from 1937 from Francisco de Goya’s “Los Caprichos” today while using current technology to be able to zoom in on the details.    Asha Kinney, Assistant Director of Information Technology for

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Open Access Week Events

UMass Amherst Libraries and Partners Host OPEN ACCESS WEEK OCTOBER 20-24  AMHERST, Mass. – Open Access Week, a global event in its eighth year, will be held from Oct. 20-24, 2014, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The keynote speaker,

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Open Access Week Events

UMass Amherst Libraries and Partners Host OPEN ACCESS WEEK OCTOBER 20-24  AMHERST, Mass. – Open Access Week, a global event in its eighth year, will be held from Oct. 20-24, 2014, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The keynote speaker,

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recent books by Hampshire faculty

Our faculty are busy with their own intellectual and creative endeavors all the time.  Check out two recent faculty publications: The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, translated and edited by Jack Zipes and illustrated by our

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recent books by Hampshire faculty

Our faculty are busy with their own intellectual and creative endeavors all the time.  Check out two recent faculty publications: The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, translated and edited by Jack Zipes and illustrated by our

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A sensational reading from Alana Kumbier’s book, Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive

Last night Alana Kumbier offered a riveting reading from her recently published, Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive in a gently lit gallery space arranged with a podium, microphone, chairs, and refreshments just for the event.

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A sensational reading from Alana Kumbier’s book, Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive

Last night Alana Kumbier offered a riveting reading from her recently published, Ephemeral Material: Queering the Archive in a gently lit gallery space arranged with a podium, microphone, chairs, and refreshments just for the event.

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NDSA NE Regional Meeting at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Libraries

Don’t miss the New England National Digital Stewardship Alliance regional meeting on Thursday, October 30, hosted by the Five College Digital Preservation Task Force at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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NDSA NE Regional Meeting at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Libraries

Don’t miss the New England National Digital Stewardship Alliance regional meeting on Thursday, October 30, hosted by the Five College Digital Preservation Task Force at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Fall workshops: Making the Div II to Div III jump

The library is presenting 4 workshops for Division III students: Managing and protecting your research, Expert media advice, Working with field notes and data, and How to share your process & final project.

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Fall workshops: Making the Div II to Div III jump

The library is presenting 4 workshops for Division III students: Managing and protecting your research, Expert media advice, Working with field notes and data, and How to share your process & final project.

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Check out Seydel books!

We were happy to see so many of you at the opening for the Robert Seydel Reading Room on the 12th.    Now you should all come back and feel free to check out these wonderful books.   Please email me to

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Check out Seydel books!

We were happy to see so many of you at the opening for the Robert Seydel Reading Room on the 12th.    Now you should all come back and feel free to check out these wonderful books.   Please email me to

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Try Kanopy! A new streaming media service that can enrich research across collections.

The library has a trial of Kanopy Streaming Media service through October 10th. Kanopy collections include subject material for: Architecture Dance Design Photography Art Early film Game design Urban planning Marine science Sustainability Animal biology African studies Middle Eastern Studies

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Try Kanopy! A new streaming media service that can enrich research across collections.

The library has a trial of Kanopy Streaming Media service through October 10th. Kanopy collections include subject material for: Architecture Dance Design Photography Art Early film Game design Urban planning Marine science Sustainability Animal biology African studies Middle Eastern Studies

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Fall has fallen! Some updates on Library Learning Commons

While we still await news from our Board of Trustees and College President about the Library Learning Commons timeline, etc., the College has proudly received a grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to continue our planning work. Read more about

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Fall has fallen! Some updates on Library Learning Commons

While we still await news from our Board of Trustees and College President about the Library Learning Commons timeline, etc., the College has proudly received a grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to continue our planning work. Read more about

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