OneSearch Workshops

OneSearch, launched this summer helps you easily find library books, articles and other resources including, CTW collections. We have some tips that will make OneSearch even easier to use. We’ll share them in a series of  20 minute workshops. No registration required! Drop In Workshops (all in the Phelan Room on the A Level of […]

State Funding for Library Resources Threatened

Libraries across Connecticut, including the Trinity Library, benefit from programs run by the Connecticut State Library. Several of our most popular databases, including PsycInfo, ABI Inform, and Proquest Historical Newspapers are funded through the State Library’s ResearchIt CT service.  Historical Newspapers is used widely and offers content back to the 1980’s and sometimes earlier, for the […]

Rare French & Indian War map

Rediscovering the amazing things we hold in the Watkinson in the course of our daily work is one of the best parts of the job. Associate Curator Sally Dickinson, who specializes in cataloging and preservation, has been methodically removing oversize maps from flat files that are too small to hold them unfolded, in preparation for […]

Making room!

To make space for new book and manuscript collections (acquired by gift or purchase), we have been shipping College administrative records to offsite storage during the summer & fall. Peter Rawson, Associate Curator of Archives and Manuscript Collections in the Watkinson Library, has been working with students and interns since June to create contents lists […]

TOW: Our STAs are here to help your students!

Thinking of a digital storytelling project? Want to have your students create a short video for the class? Interested in a class blog? The Student Technology Assistants are here to help faculty and students with your class projects.  Just a few of the things we can help with: WordPress Multimedia projects using iMovie and Audacity […]

ToW: Moodle Docs for this page provides contextual help

While our Moodle Resource Center should be your first stop for common Moodle issues and Trinity-specific help, the Moodle platform provides a link to more detailed documentation at the bottom of every page. Just scroll ALLllllllllll the way down to the bottom of the screen, and you will see a link that says “Moodle Docs for […]

ToW: Add course materials to Moodle from the new Library OneSearch

The Library’s new OneSearch offers fast and easy access to library books, articles, films, audio, and more. Many of these materials are available online so that your students can access them directly from any of their devices.  With OneSearch, it’s easy to build course reading and play lists by grabbing the permanent URL for items […]