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The Power of Zines

Have you visited the Zine Collection at Collins Library? Often used as medium for personal expression or political resistance, zines are small format, low-budget, and self-published booklets that address topics and viewpoints that are not represented in mainstream media. At … Continue reading

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New Resources in the Public Domain 2019

January 1, 2019 is (finally) Public Domain Day: Works from 1923 are open to all! For the first time in over 20 years, on January 1, 2019, published works will enter the US public domain. Works from 1923 will be … Continue reading

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Full access to New York Times site – One-Year Pilot project

Read all about it, we have exciting news, the University of Puget Sound, coordinated by Collins Library, now has a site license to the New York Times web site. This means that all students, faculty and staff at the University … Continue reading

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Diversity and Inclusion Resources: Black Studies Center

New to the Collins Library collection, the Black Studies Center is a fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies which includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, reference books, and much more. Black Studies Center brings together essential historical and … Continue reading

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Collins Library acquires fantastic new resources over the summer

Here’s a rundown of the new databases and collections that Collins now provides access to: Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Black Studies Center (coming soon) Includes the historical backfiles of the Chicago Defender. EBSCO … Continue reading

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Happy New Calendar! A Sampling of Calendars at the DPLA

Now that we have our new calendar in place to help track the year ahead let’s have a look back at some of the thousands of calendars available for your perusal at the Digital Public Library of America, DPLA. Derived from the Latin … Continue reading

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“Race & Pedagogy: Post-conference Resources” By Liz Roepke ’15, Peer Research Advisor

The 2014 Race & Pedagogy Conference has ended, but that’s no reason to stop thinking and learning about the many topics brought up by the keynote speakers, other presenters, and conference attendees! I definitely have a lot to mull over … Continue reading

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What I Wished I Knew… (Advice from Liz Roepke, Peer Research Advisor)

First off, welcome to the University of Puget Sound! We’re glad to have you. I hope you had an awesome orientation and a great first week of class. You might be feeling a bit overwhelmed, homesick, nervous – all normal! … Continue reading

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Welcome Loggers! Enjoy the Collins Library Top Ten tips!

Need a break from homework? We’ve got hundreds of movies on DVD, and everything from mysteries to science fiction novels in our popular reading collection. We’ve got a ton of different places to study, whether you want to curl up … Continue reading

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Resources to Know About!

Films on Demand is a great resource for finding media.  Within that database, Disappearing World is a 35 part series of documentaries recording “disappearing” or forgotten peoples, communities, and customs. Created between 1970 and 1991 by Granada Television International, these … Continue reading

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