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In praise of Librarians!

In praise of Librarians! Jane Carlin,  Director, Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound. May 2017 It’s that time of year when academic libraries across the country see a startling increase in the number of users.  Students who might never … Continue reading

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Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

Five years after his death, Travyon has become a symbol of social justice activism, as has his hauntingly familiar image: the photo of a child still in the process of becoming a young man, wearing a hoodie and gazing silently … Continue reading

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How would it feel, to be labeled a criminal, simply for being born?

Born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by prison, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life. Born a Crime is the story … Continue reading

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We love Taylor- do you?

   A book by fans, for fans. This book collects the best writing and images from the beginning of the Age of Swift to now. Covering ten years of change and developing styles, readers can follow the blazing trail of … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: October is American Archives Month!

And how better to celebrate than by giving you some behind-the-scenes tours? Let’s say there’s a class coming in tomorrow. The lesson plan was drawn up, the material was chosen, and the students were already notified that they’re going to … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Campus Metamorphosed

As time progresses and things change it becomes increasingly difficult to imagine what a place once looked like prior to transformation, and this campus is most certainly no exception to this process. We see these changes taking place every day, … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: A Piece of Art

When words and art come together you get the wonderful and creative artists’ books. However, these books go much further than picture books; they really are a piece of art. One such book, The Girl in the Moon by Jessica … Continue reading

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Subject Encyclopedias By Liz Roepke ’15, Peer Research Advisor

Subject encyclopedias are a great place to begin research on any subject. They’re written by experts in any given field, are much more reliable than Wikipedia, and usually provide more scholarly sources as references and further reading. Lucky for you, … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Summer Wrap-up

I can’t believe the summer is coming to an end and that I’ll be wrapping up my work in the Archives and Special collections this week. This summer has been wonderful and I’ve absolutely loved exploring history through the archival … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Mable Electa Buland Campbell

This week as I was researching a past president of the University of Puget Sound, I stumbled upon someone I found a bit more interesting in a 1909 edition of The Trail: Mable Electa Buland. The Trail article introduced Buland … Continue reading

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