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Exhibits in the Library

Current Exhibit: Scripts, Scribes, and Scribbles (On display until April 26, 2023) This exhibit is all about hand lettering including medieval manuscripts, hand written books, 19th century penmanship textbooks, pens and inkwells, examples of contemporary calligraphy, personal handwritten journals and letters, writing … Continue reading

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Curious about ChatGPT?

Curious about ChatGPT? Learn more about how the university is providing guidance. Check out this web page: https://www.pugetsound.edu/ai-based-writing-tools-guidance-and-policy

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Welcome

At Collins library you have access to experienced staff, including librarians, student peer research advisors, and subject experts.  We are happy to help you learn to use the library and find materials for your research papers and course assignments. We … Continue reading

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Building a Diverse and Inclusive Library: Academic year 2022-23

The Collins Memorial Library staff actively support the University in advancing equity, diversity, creating inclusive experiences for all members of our community and confronting institutional bias and structural racism. Together with our partners in the Orbis Cascade Alliance of Academic Libraries … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links:  Spotlight on Special Collections

Spotlight on Special Collections In a previous Collins Library Links, we shared information on University Archives and Manuscripts.  Today we share information on our special collections.  We know that students benefit from working with the unique items in our collections.  … Continue reading

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Now on Display! Scripts, Scribes, and Scribbles!

This exhibit is all about hand lettering including medieval manuscripts, hand written books, 19th century penmanship textbooks, pens and inkwells, examples of contemporary calligraphy, personal handwritten journals and letters, writing desks, a “doodle wall,” and much, much more!   Scripts, Scribes and Scribbles … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Updates from Collins Library: New Resources, Streaming Media and Research Marathons

Updates from Collins Library: New Resources, Streaming Media and Research Marathons New Resources: The Library recently began providing access to the following open access primary source resources available on the JSTOR platform.   Additional collections will be added in the future.  These are linked to in the … Continue reading

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New display in Collins Memorial Library: Postcards for Perec

Jane Carlin, Library Director, had a chance to connect with Bristol, England based artist Linda Parr this past summer. As a result, Collins Library is pleased to share Parr’s work in the Collins Library. The display (in the Reading Room) showcases … Continue reading

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Collins Library recognizes Native American Heritage Month

Collins Library recognizes Native American Heritage Month.  Check out our display of books in the front of the library and browse through this resource: https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/​ that provides links to a number of important primary sources. Wilma Mankiller Quick overview: Wilma Mankiller … Continue reading

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VOTE! Stop by the Collins Library and pick up a VOTE bookmark printed in the Makerspace

Need a reliable source of information to help you make up your mind? Look no further, Collins Library recommends checking out the News Literacy Project for info on how to spot election misinformation: NewsLit.Org/Election2022. We also recommend vote.org to help … Continue reading

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