Category Archives: Did You Know?

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month! September 15 through October 15

The National Hispanic Heritage Month web portal is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and U.S. National Archives … Continue reading

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New Streamroller Print in Library: A Tribute to Tacoma

Artist Statement Spring Munsel Gideon Born and raised in Tacoma, I’ve found myself now raising my own family in Kitsap County. This work explores what ‘Home’ means to me. Set against a background of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Museum of … Continue reading

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Digital Commons Readership Snapshot for October 2019

Visit Your Digital Commons Dashboard Monthly Readership Totals: Last month, Sound Ideas had 14026 full-text downloads and 18 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 7447. University of Puget Sound scholarship was read by 1614 … Continue reading

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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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