- From the Archives & Special Collections: Archives Open House Today
- Erin Zona, Women’s Studio Workshop will be showing books, April 27, 2-3:30pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library.
- Logger Day Challenge Event in the Makerspace, March 10, 4–5pm
- Black History Month featuring Dr. Rob Gore
- Thrillers abound in the Popular Reading Collection!
- April is National Poetry Month
- Arts/Humanities, Social Sciences & Science
- Awards and Grants
- Celebrating Shakespeare
- Collins is Listening
- Collins Library Links
- Did You Know?
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Diversity and Inclusion Resources
- Featured Resource
- Focus on New Services
- Friday Fun – Recommended Films & Popular Reading
- From the Archives
- From the Library Director
- From the Stacks – A few favorites
- From the Stacks: blogs from Collins Library student employees
- Life Skills Collection
- News piece from Collins Newsletter
- Popular Reading Collection
- Recommended Reading
- Research Tips
- Social Sciences & Science
- Sound Ideas
- Spotlight on Library Student Employees
- Spotlight: People Making a Difference at Collins
- Thoughts About Libraries
Category Archives: Thoughts About Libraries
The year was 1963. The place was St. Paul, Minnesota. The band was Dewey Decimal and the Librarians. The rest they say is history. What we do know is that they “produced a sensation at Macalester College and throughout Minnesota … Continue reading
Advice from Liz Roepke, Peer Research Advisor You may have noticed or even attended the Summer Research Symposia this last week, for the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences or for Math & Sciences. The first time I went to a … Continue reading
I was reading this article on Huffington Post, and I thought you might be interested in reading it, too. – Jane Carlin, Library Director
Soon after Maryanne Wolf published “Proust and the Squid,” a history of the science and the development of the reading brain from antiquity to the twenty-first century, she began to receive letters from readers. Hundreds of them. While the backgrounds … Continue reading
Have you noticed a cute miniature library like the one above pop up in your neighborhood recently? You may or may not know that these adorable Little Free Libraries are part of a larger social movement that got its start … Continue reading
Ebooks and online growth are going strong! Read more.
The story of a priceless collection of historic books and a theft that went undetected for decades until the death of the culprit. Read more!
The Creative World of Book Arts April 18 – May 28 Opening Reception: April 18, 5-8pm What is a book? In the traditional sense a book is a bound collection of writings or illustrations used to share knowledge, ideas, or … Continue reading
This blog is run by local artist and graphic designer Jennifer Kennard. She focuses on all aspects of letters, design and typography. Her site has links to other resources and is always a feast for the eyes. Check it out … Continue reading
Interested in Librarianship? Read this article on the challenging and rewarding aspects of this career!