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Sound Ideas Readership

University of Puget Sound’s institutional repository, Sound Ideas has logged more than 1.3 million text downloads over its nearly decade-long lifespan. Every month we log the repository’s usage statistics by researchers around the world. April Readership TotalsLast month, Sound Ideas … Continue reading

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Spring Update from Lever Press

Lever Press reports, “This February we were delighted to have Richard Benson, Associate Professor of Education from Spelman College, join our Editorial Board. Dr. Benson’s research interests combine a wealth of experiences and scholarship in critical pedagogy, history of American … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Volvelles

Back in January, I was able to participate in a short class on crafting volvelles taught by book artist Stephanie Wolff. She led us through the creation of three different variations on the structure as well as shared examples of … Continue reading

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Writing Resources for the Aspiring Poet

Throughout National Poetry Month, we’ve featured a variety of poets and their writing, as well as tools for discovering new poetic works. By now, you may be inspired to experiment with writing your own poems! This post features guides to … Continue reading

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Science Stories: A unique collaboration of artists and scientists

What happens when a book artist and scientist get together? The answer:  a lot!    Science Stories is a unique project supported by the University of Puget Sound that brings together Pacific Northwest scientists and book artists with the end … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center is a collection of full-text classic and contemporary poetry, short stories, and supplemental content, as well as biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques. It also includes high-quality … Continue reading

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Recent Poetry Titles at Collins Library

National Poetry Month is an annual celebration of poets and their craft, and this week we’re featuring some of our favorite recent poetry titles available at Collins Library. These collections showcase the unique and powerful ways that poetry has been … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women’s History Month through Feminist Manifestos

Women’s History Month is an annual celebration of women’s contributions to American history and contemporary society, and a great time to familiarize yourself with women’s stories, women authors, organizers, and media makers. This week, we’re featuring feminist manifestos, old and … Continue reading

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Black Freedom Struggle – an open access collection covering the ongoing fight for equal rights.

Black Freedom Struggle is an open access collection of selective primary source documents covering the ongoing fight for equal rights. The collection includes approximately 1,600 documents from six phases of the struggle to obtain Black freedom: Slavery and the Abolitionist … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: UPDATES – Introducing the HathiTrust Digital Library

UPDATES Introducing the HathiTrust Digital Library We’re pleased to announce that the University of Puget Sound has recently joined HathiTrust, providing our students, faculty and staff access to a majority of the digitized items made available through the HathiTrust Digital Library!  … Continue reading

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