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Peer Research Advising

Hello! Our names are Ilana Dutton and Kate Roscher and we are the peer research advisors in Collins Library this year. Ilana is double majoring in International Political Economy and Politics and Government, with a minor in Spanish. Kate is … Continue reading

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Hack Hack – Chop Chop – Yearbooks Online!

The Collins Library is pleased to announce that the University yearbooks are now available online and open freely to the public through the Historical Publications section of Sound Ideas, our institutional repository.  Klahowya was the first yearbook published for the … Continue reading

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Did you know that Collins Library has a collection of children’s books?

Hannah Turner is a new student at Puget Sound and we are delighted she is working in the Library.  Recently Hannah had the chance to learn more about our children’s literature collection and below is a review of some of … Continue reading

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Tacoma to Glasgow – art, architecture, libraries and much more! – Jane Carlin, Director, Collins Library

Thanks to an international travel award sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and the Art Libraries Society of North America, I had the opportunity to travel 4,400 miles from Seattle to Glasgow, Scotland to attend the Art Libraries Society … Continue reading

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Collins Memorial Library Prepares to Meet the Needs of Student-Prisoners in FEPPS Program

Freedom Education Project Puget Sound (FEPPS) is a Civic Scholarship Initiative of the University of Puget Sound, an organization that offers undergraduate courses to prisoners Washington Corrections Center For Women (WCCW) in Gig Harbor. In cooperation with Tacoma Community College, … Continue reading

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Directory of Open Access Journals

University of Puget Sound supports student success by contributing modest funding to the Directory of Open Access Journals, where we are listed as a DOAJ Funder.  This directory is supported via donation, and Puget Sound is proud to be contributing. … Continue reading

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The Raspberry Pi: perfect for a single purpose kiosk

No dirges played nor were there any funeral processions leading to recycling when the Library catalog terminal died over the Winter Break.  The elderly desktop computer had still been diligently helping the occasional patron look for the location of books, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Black History Month with songs of the Civil Rights Movement

Celebrate Black History Month by listening to songs of the Civil Rights Movement. The playlist, available from our streaming service Music & Performing Arts Online, is compiled from the Smithsonian Folkways archive of recorded performances. These freedom songs draw from … Continue reading

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Collins Library Acquires 1st Completely 3D Printed Book by artist Tim Burtonwood, Art Institute of Chicago

Collins Library acquired this book for our Archives & Special Collections and will serve as a prototype and source of inspiration for Makers!  We plan to re-create this design this summer and hope this book inspires you to think about … Continue reading

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Browsing the Stacks

Our library is full of treasures.  For example, we have 3 copies of the art magazine Verve.  Launched in 1937, by French publisher Tériade, the magazine was focused on raising awareness of art to a new generation of painters and … Continue reading

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