Category Archives: Did You Know?

Collins Library Partners with Tacoma Public Library!

Did you know you are eligible for a Tacoma Public Library (TPL) card?  TPL has amazing resources and programs that include streaming media & audio, electronic books and so much more that complement the resources of Collins Library.  Check out the TPL website: … Continue reading

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History Comes Alive at the Library: Collins Library restores 135 year-old printing press.

In 2017, the Collins Library received a gift from the West Coast Paper Company of a unique iron Handpress.  The Press was part of the William O. Thorniley collection that was maintained by the Company for years.  The majority of … Continue reading

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Posting/Publishing your Research? A brief guide for students at Puget Sound

Whether in print or on the Web, follow these guidelines Have you read the University Policy on Intellectual Property Rights? covers rights of faculty, students, and staff. This policy will help you understand the next steps. Ask Yourself these questions: … Continue reading

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Sound Ideas Readership

University of Puget Sound’s institutional repository, Sound Ideas has logged more than 1.3 million text downloads over its nearly decade-long lifespan. Every month we log the repository’s usage statistics by researchers around the world. April Readership TotalsLast month, Sound Ideas … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Volvelles

Back in January, I was able to participate in a short class on crafting volvelles taught by book artist Stephanie Wolff. She led us through the creation of three different variations on the structure as well as shared examples of … Continue reading

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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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