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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Wandering book artists here tomorrow!

California book artists Peter and Donna Thomas will be visiting Hampshire College in their wandering bookmobile just outside of the Harold Johnson Library tomorrow, Tuesday, September 9th from 10:30- noon.   Hope you will stop by! These book artists from Santa

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Wandering book artists here tomorrow!

California book artists Peter and Donna Thomas will be visiting Hampshire College in their wandering bookmobile just outside of the Harold Johnson Library tomorrow, Tuesday, September 9th from 10:30- noon.   Hope you will stop by! These book artists from Santa

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And we’re off!

Students in Billie Mandle and Hope Tucker’s Hampshire Media Arts course got to see (and try out, explore, play with..) some of the objects from the Archives’ Robert Lisle Collection of Photography on their first day of class in the

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And we’re off!

Students in Billie Mandle and Hope Tucker’s Hampshire Media Arts course got to see (and try out, explore, play with..) some of the objects from the Archives’ Robert Lisle Collection of Photography on their first day of class in the

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Library Learning + Community w/ Joan K. Lippincott – Sept 8

LIBRARY LEARNING + COMMUNITY w/ JOAN K. LIPPINCOTT of the Coalition for Networked Information Planning for a robust interplay of pedagogies, technologies, and content in renovated library spaces takes intentional effort. In the past decade, libraries have become adept at

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Library Learning + Community w/ Joan K. Lippincott – Sept 8

LIBRARY LEARNING + COMMUNITY w/ JOAN K. LIPPINCOTT of the Coalition for Networked Information Planning for a robust interplay of pedagogies, technologies, and content in renovated library spaces takes intentional effort. In the past decade, libraries have become adept at

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Ferguson: Recommended Reading Lists

In recent weeks, sociologists, historians, activists, critics, and others have been compiling reading lists to help people understand the social and historical contexts for recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police killing of Michael Brown. These lists include recently-published

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Ferguson: Recommended Reading Lists

In recent weeks, sociologists, historians, activists, critics, and others have been compiling reading lists to help people understand the social and historical contexts for recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police killing of Michael Brown. These lists include recently-published

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Celebration of the Robert Seydel Reading Room on Sept 12

Save Sept. 12 for the grand opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room! The Harold Johnson Library invites you to the grand opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room. Come celebrate the life and interests of Robert Seydel, former faculty member

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Celebration of the Robert Seydel Reading Room on Sept 12

Save Sept. 12 for the grand opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room! The Harold Johnson Library invites you to the grand opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room. Come celebrate the life and interests of Robert Seydel, former faculty member

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Creative Media Institute at Hampshire and on PBS

Earlier this week Tom Roston, filmmaker and blogger for PBS at Doc Soup, posted a very nice piece on his blog about the newly revived Creative Media Institute. The rebirth of CMI has been the work of many hardworking people

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Creative Media Institute at Hampshire and on PBS

Earlier this week Tom Roston, filmmaker and blogger for PBS at Doc Soup, posted a very nice piece on his blog about the newly revived Creative Media Institute. The rebirth of CMI has been the work of many hardworking people

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Seydel: A Visual Poet

As we continue to prepare the books and the space for the opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room Madeleine Dahl, Hampshire alumna (Fall ’09) and program coordinator for Hampshire’s inaugural Institute for Curatorial Practice, has introduced a beautiful new

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Seydel: A Visual Poet

As we continue to prepare the books and the space for the opening of the Robert Seydel Reading Room Madeleine Dahl, Hampshire alumna (Fall ’09) and program coordinator for Hampshire’s inaugural Institute for Curatorial Practice, has introduced a beautiful new

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Newseum: Today’s newspaper front pages from around the world

Newseum is a website that provides images for the newspaper front pages from 85 countries around the world. See a current view at: Newseum | Today’s Front Pages | Gallery View. Through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide,

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Newseum: Today’s newspaper front pages from around the world

Newseum is a website that provides images for the newspaper front pages from 85 countries around the world. See a current view at: Newseum | Today’s Front Pages | Gallery View. Through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide,

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Seydel Reading Room – magical transformation

“Magical Transformation” is the best way to describe changes that have been made on the   library’s 2nd floor lobby space. The Robert Seydel Reading Room is coming to life. And Hampshire alum Mike Meo, of Maryann Thompson Architects, is

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Seydel Reading Room – magical transformation

“Magical Transformation” is the best way to describe changes that have been made on the   library’s 2nd floor lobby space. The Robert Seydel Reading Room is coming to life. And Hampshire alum Mike Meo, of Maryann Thompson Architects, is

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Join us for the Institute for Curatorial Practice Exhibitions and Reception

This Thursday afternoon, July 3rd, the Harold F. Johnson Library will be hosting the second part of closing events for the Institute for Curatorial Practice inaugural year! Student presentations will be held from 2-3:30 in the Liebling Center and from

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Join us for the Institute for Curatorial Practice Exhibitions and Reception

This Thursday afternoon, July 3rd, the Harold F. Johnson Library will be hosting the second part of closing events for the Institute for Curatorial Practice inaugural year! Student presentations will be held from 2-3:30 in the Liebling Center and from

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Circulating plant biodiversity, one seed at a time

It makes sense for seed heritage to be stored in repositories for saving and sharing. Read about the Concord Seed Lending Library in this article by WBUR, joining forces with the Hampshire College Library in circulating plant biodiversity.

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Circulating plant biodiversity, one seed at a time

It makes sense for seed heritage to be stored in repositories for saving and sharing. Read about the Concord Seed Lending Library in this article by WBUR, joining forces with the Hampshire College Library in circulating plant biodiversity.

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ICP heads to Brooklyn

The Institute for Curatorial Practice (ICP) students and faculty traveled to Williamsburg, Brooklyn yesterday to see Kara Walker’s work “A Subtlety.”     I was lucky enough to be able to tag along. Creative Time, a non-profit organization that commissions and presents

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ICP heads to Brooklyn

The Institute for Curatorial Practice (ICP) students and faculty traveled to Williamsburg, Brooklyn yesterday to see Kara Walker’s work “A Subtlety.”     I was lucky enough to be able to tag along. Creative Time, a non-profit organization that commissions and presents

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hampshire connections: preschool collage art

Our library was full of laughter and curious questions last week, during the visit of the preschoolers and toddlers from the Early Learning Center. The children aged 2-5 came over to hang up their beautiful canvas made with tempera paint

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hampshire connections: preschool collage art

Our library was full of laughter and curious questions last week, during the visit of the preschoolers and toddlers from the Early Learning Center. The children aged 2-5 came over to hang up their beautiful canvas made with tempera paint

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Div IV Exhibit this weekend

This weekend the Hampshire College Library has a display for Div IV 2014: Transforming Ideas, Pursuing the Humanities.  Visit the library to see Hampshire frog books, photos, and other memorabilia in the display cases on the first floor.  The library

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Div IV Exhibit this weekend

This weekend the Hampshire College Library has a display for Div IV 2014: Transforming Ideas, Pursuing the Humanities.  Visit the library to see Hampshire frog books, photos, and other memorabilia in the display cases on the first floor.  The library

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Institute for Curatorial Practice starts!

The Hampshire College library and gallery are very excited to play host to the new Institute for Curatorial Practice (ICP) which starts today and continues through July 3.     We are expecting 22 participants who will have a chance to explore

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Institute for Curatorial Practice starts!

The Hampshire College library and gallery are very excited to play host to the new Institute for Curatorial Practice (ICP) which starts today and continues through July 3.     We are expecting 22 participants who will have a chance to explore

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In just weeks, the Robert Seydel Reading Room will become real!

The reclaimed wood is being milled, and iron pipes are ordered. Thanks to the awe-inspiring generosity and commitment of colleagues, family and friends, the Robert Seydel Reading Room is about to become real. Mike Meo, an intrepid and inspiring Hampshire alum

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In just weeks, the Robert Seydel Reading Room will become real!

The reclaimed wood is being milled, and iron pipes are ordered. Thanks to the awe-inspiring generosity and commitment of colleagues, family and friends, the Robert Seydel Reading Room is about to become real. Mike Meo, an intrepid and inspiring Hampshire alum

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Watch a Live Stream of Commencement at 11a.m.

Congratulations to the graduates!  Media Services will be streaming Hampshire’s 2014 commencement at 11 a.m., find it here: http://hamp.it/stream. The Library is especially proud of our graduating InfoBar student workers: Alishia Alther, Emily Coble, Lisa Profeta, Katherine Roman, Omar Villar, and

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Watch a Live Stream of Commencement at 11a.m.

Congratulations to the graduates!  Media Services will be streaming Hampshire’s 2014 commencement at 11 a.m., find it here: http://hamp.it/stream. The Library is especially proud of our graduating InfoBar student workers: Alishia Alther, Emily Coble, Lisa Profeta, Katherine Roman, Omar Villar, and

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Mireidys Garcia’s Div III project in library exhibit cases

Come to the library’s main floor to see our two exhibit cases (directly underneath Times Square, across from the InfoBar) transformed with the work of Hampshire College Division III student Mireidys Garcia.    Mireidys was one of the presenters in last

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Mireidys Garcia’s Div III project in library exhibit cases

Come to the library’s main floor to see our two exhibit cases (directly underneath Times Square, across from the InfoBar) transformed with the work of Hampshire College Division III student Mireidys Garcia.    Mireidys was one of the presenters in last

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Just a reminder that we are here late….

… to help you with your last minute research, media, and tech needs! From 7p, – 9pm at the InfoBar, you’ll find: Tuesday night: Media Help, Tech Support Wednesday night: Research Help Thursday night: Media Help We’re also offering we

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Just a reminder that we are here late….

… to help you with your last minute research, media, and tech needs! From 7p, – 9pm at the InfoBar, you’ll find: Tuesday night: Media Help, Tech Support Wednesday night: Research Help Thursday night: Media Help We’re also offering we

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