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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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 on Tuesday, September 9th from 10:30- noon.

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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 on Tuesday, September 9th from 10:30- noon.

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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

Libraries can enable curricular innovation by providing content, services and technologies that serve the entire institution. In addition, libraries continue to serve as a cultural hub of the institution, reflecting the college’s culture, celebrating creativity and art, and welcoming all to interact in a marketplace of ideas.

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

Libraries can enable curricular innovation by providing content, services and technologies that serve the entire institution. In addition, libraries continue to serve as a cultural hub of the institution, reflecting the college’s culture, celebrating creativity and art, and welcoming all to interact in a marketplace of ideas.

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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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