Category Archives: Announcements

Library 24/7 Hours are Apr 29-May 1 and May 6-10!

Collins Library wants you prepared for Mid-terms and Finals Week! The library hours during that period will be: Apr 29 – May 1 Sun – Tues 9 a.m. – Open 24 Hrs.  May 2 Wed Closing at 2 a.m. May … Continue reading

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Sign up for our subscription to New York Times!

Don’t forget we have a subscription to the digital content for the New York Times – Sign up Now!  Click here to learn how.  Follow the directions to set up an account. Did you know over 815 Loggers have registered … Continue reading

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Campus New York Times Access

Dear Campus Community, The New York Times is currently experiencing what they are calling a “systems glitch” which has impacted most of their institutional subscribers, including Puget Sound.  This is why those of you who have registered for institutional access … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the Collins Memorial Library

Best wishes for the new year!  

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Research Marathon! November 28 and 29, 9pm to midnight, Library 118

Wherever you are in the research process, join the Peer Research Advisors and a librarian for expert help, camaraderie, and snacks. Join in the Research Marathon!    

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SPLC Campus Resources to Counter the Alt-Right Movement

The Southern Poverty Law Center has created a new set of campus resources to counter the alt-right movement. SPLC releases campus guide to countering ‘alt-right’ – With college students returning to class in the coming weeks, the SPLC released a new … Continue reading

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Library Search Tool Primo Gets an Upgrade in early August!

The Collins Memorial Library search tool Primo is getting an upgrade in early August as part of a collaborative regional effort by the Orbis Cascade Alliance, the Pacific Northwest consortium of academic libraries that also delivers the popular resource sharing … Continue reading

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Katharine Etsell: 2017 Senior Art Award Winner

Collins Library is pleased to bestow the 2017 Senior Art Award to Katharine Etsell for her screen-print series that highlights the Port of Tacoma. The selection committee offers these remarks associated with her work: We selected an artist whose work … Continue reading

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Collins Library Welcomes Adriana Flores, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian

We are excited to welcome back Adriana Flores as our new Archivist & Special Collections Librarian.  Adriana will join us in mid-July as soon as she wraps up her current work at the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston … Continue reading

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Shereen LaPlantz Collection of Artists’ Books Donated to Collins Library – Reception August 9 at 2 p.m., Archives & Special Collections

Donation made by Rochelle and Ken Monner of Tacoma. Books will be a teaching tool and public resource. Join us for an informal reception to honor Rochelle and Ken Monner for their generous gift of the LaPlantz Collection. Wednesday, August … Continue reading

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