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Preserving Memories: Creating a Personal Archive

Join us! 4 classes, Wednesdays, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, 4-4:50 p.m. Description Learn how to plan and create a family archives project. Stay-at-home directives have given many of us the opportunity to think about our family … Continue reading

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Check out how Puget Sound Research is being used by remote learners around the world!

Visit your Digital Commons Dashboard March 2020 Readership Snapshot Sound Ideas Monthly Readership Totals: Last month, Sound Ideas had 22430 full-text downloads and 6 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 7493. University of Puget … Continue reading

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Prospective Students: Our doors may be closed, but our services and staff are available to you!

Dear Prospective Students and Visitors: We are very proud of our beautiful Collins Memorial Library.  While you can’t visit us in person right now, please feel free to browse our web page and learn about all our great resources.  Check … Continue reading

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3D printing: In Support of Health Care Workers – The Makerspace Responds

The Internet is full of stories about how Makerspaces across the country are using 3D printers to assist with making parts for ventilators, masks and other items to support health care workers. Here at Puget Sound, we are monitoring guidelines … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: “Hope” Is The Thing With Feathers

Poems can offer solace, enrich our lives and some even offer hope.  Emily Dickinson’s poem “Hope” Is The Thing With Feathers is one of the best known of Emily Dickinson’s poems. An extended metaphor, it likens the concept of hope … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Reading and Relaxing in the Time of COVID19

Reading and Relaxing in the Time of COVID19 During this stressful time for our community, please be reminded that Collins Library offers you a number of resources that might provide some escape from the worry that we are all facing.  … Continue reading

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Collins Library is delighted to have copies of two recent novels by Puget Sound English Graduates! 

Collins Library is delighted to have copies of two recent novels by Puget Sound English Graduates!  Congratulations to Kevin Nguyen and Ryan Chapman!  The books are on display in the library – but we imagine they will be checked out … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month in the United States. Puget Sound has hosted some incredible women on campus over the years. Here are some highlights from the archives: Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke at the Jones Hall Inside Theater on November … Continue reading

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You are not alone: Is it a promise? Or a threat?

Shay Miller has three strikes against her: no job, no apartment, no love in her life. But when she witnesses a perfectly normal looking young woman about her age make the chilling decision to leap in front of an ongoing … Continue reading

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The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest, May 3, 3-4:30pm, Archives & Special Collections, Collins Library

Sunday May 3, 2020 3–4:30 p.m. Archives & Special Collections, 2nd Floor Collins Library University of Puget Sound Light refreshments and a small number of books will be on sale. RSVP: The ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement–a … Continue reading

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