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Maker tip brought to you by Collins Makerspace.

  As many businesses and organizations begin the process of re-opening after shutdown and members of the community begin to increase their interactions with others,  it is important to remember that the pandemic is not completely over and that safety needs to be … Continue reading

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Collins Library is delighted to have copies of two recent novels by Puget Sound English Graduates! 

Collins Library is delighted to have copies of two recent novels by Puget Sound English Graduates!  Congratulations to Kevin Nguyen and Ryan Chapman!  The books are on display in the library – but we imagine they will be checked out … Continue reading

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Overdue items and Returning Items

Information about overdue library items and how to return them during the switch to virtual classes. Overdue Items: Summit Items:  If you are away from campus and unable to return your SUMMIT items, please do not worry.  Although we are … Continue reading

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Music in the Library, Harpists, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 3-3:20pm, Library West Reading Room

Please join us: HARPISTS November 30, 2018 3:00-3:20pm West Reading Room Performances by: Augusta Grassi, Christina Sumprer and Sienna Murphy For more information contact: libref@pugetsound.edu

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Research Tip #2: Seek out multiple news sources

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In praise of Librarians!

In praise of Librarians! Jane Carlin,  Director, Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound. May 2017 It’s that time of year when academic libraries across the country see a startling increase in the number of users.  Students who might never … Continue reading

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Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

Five years after his death, Travyon has become a symbol of social justice activism, as has his hauntingly familiar image: the photo of a child still in the process of becoming a young man, wearing a hoodie and gazing silently … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Campus Metamorphosed

As time progresses and things change it becomes increasingly difficult to imagine what a place once looked like prior to transformation, and this campus is most certainly no exception to this process. We see these changes taking place every day, … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: A Piece of Art

When words and art come together you get the wonderful and creative artists’ books. However, these books go much further than picture books; they really are a piece of art. One such book, The Girl in the Moon by Jessica … Continue reading

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Subject Encyclopedias By Liz Roepke ’15, Peer Research Advisor

Subject encyclopedias are a great place to begin research on any subject. They’re written by experts in any given field, are much more reliable than Wikipedia, and usually provide more scholarly sources as references and further reading. Lucky for you, … Continue reading

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