See New Arrivals in the Library

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See what’s new to the Library using the New Arrivals search in our Library catalog! You can search within the past 4 weeks of arrivals, and choose between print, media, reference, online and Watkinson, or look for specific keywords.

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Explore our New Arrivals search and keep up-to-date on the latest materials in the Library!

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DVD collection has a new location

DVD move USE THIS PIC

Our DVD collection has moved to the Periodical Room shelves on Level 1 of the Library! To check out DVDs, take your selection down to the Circulation Desk.

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Summer Hours

The Library hours have changed for the Summer and interim periods. See the Hours page for our open times and holidays. Please note: there will be no after-hours access to the LITC building for the Trinity community from Monday, May 19th through Sunday, August 24th.

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College Librarian Richard Ross interviewed for Hartford Courant

Trinity College Librarian Richard S. Ross is featured in a recent article by the Hartford Courant, “Envisioning Witches on Trinity’s Gallows Hill.” Dr. Ross was interviewed on his research of Connecticut’s witch trials.

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The full article is accessible here: http://articles.courant.com/2014-04-25/news/hc-trinity-gallows-hills-20140425_1_connecticut-river-witchcraft-witch-trials

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Seniors: Upload your senior thesis!

Finished your senior thesis? Upload it to the Trinity College Digital Repository and get the most out of your work !

Get Noticed 
Works in the Trinity College Digital Repository get picked up by Google and other research tools. Other students and faculty will see the great work you’ve done!

Get Hired
Once your work is uploaded, you’ll have a direct link to it, which you can include on resumes, job applications, and social media profiles.

Get Accepted
Share the link to your work on graduate school applications, and with academic colleagues.

Archiving of senior projects is a free service provided by Trinity College Library. As the author, you retain copyright of your work, and you may set access restrictions.

To get started go to http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/theses/guidelines.html

Congratulations!

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Research Librarians On Call Sundays

The Library is offering expanded research help hours for the end of the spring semester.

On two Sundays, 4/27 and 5/4, there will be Research Librarians on call for research help from 1-9 pm.

4/27, 1-9 pm — Katy Hart              KatyH

5/4, 1-9 pm — Erin Valentino        ErinV

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E-book Trials in April

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The Library is running two e-book trials through April, from Harvard University Press and the American Psychological Association.

The Harvard University Press e-books collection offers access to 2014 HUP imprints online: Trial Access until April 28th

PyscBOOKS offers access to the entire collection of e-books from the APA: Trial Access until April 30th

Please explore these resources and send your feedback to library.feedback@trincoll.edu.

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New Online Exhibit: 100 years Ago at Trinity College

The Trinity College Digital Repository  has grown to become a rich and vast archive of materials that tell the history of the college. This spring, the Library is launching a new way to feature these materials in the form of online exhibits. Using the Omeka platform, we have built an inaugural digital exhibit on Trinity College in 1914, titled “100 Years Ago at Trinity.

Items in the exhibit are taken from the Trinity Tripod, and the Trinity Ivy, and include articles, photographs, advertisements, and other pieces that when grouped together paint a picture of life in the academy in 1914. The exhibit is organized around themes such as student life, the curriculum, the physical plant, and athletics.  We hope this new presentation of digital objects will help uncover and bring life to Trinity archive materials.

 

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Cambridge Database Trials

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The Library has three Cambridge databases on trial for the Trinity community until April 30, 2014:

All three trials can be accessed on the “Reference Tools” page, through the Digital Collections tab on the Library home page.

Further information about each is below. Please explore these resources and send your feedback to library.feedback@trincoll.edu. We want to know what you think!

Cambridge Companions Online: Subject or theme based collections of content, covering literature, philosophy, religion, classical civilization, music, and art history.

Cambridge Histories Online: Historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series. Access to the most up to date and authoritative scholarly content.

Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson: Complete reappraisal of this major Renaissance writer, complementing and extending the seven-volume print edition of Jonson’s works published in 2012.

 

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Leisure Reading Additions

The Library has added a set of new leisure reading titles to our collection, thanks to your suggestions. The Leisure Reading shelf is on Level 2 in the Grand Reading Room, and titles can be checked out for 2 weeks at a time with one renewal. Come see our new titles and take out a book for Spring Break!

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  • Tell the Wolves I’m Home: A Novel by Carol Rifka Brunt
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Lamb by Christopher Moore
  • Sacre bleu by Chrisopher Moore
  • Redwall by Brian Jacques
  • Mossflower by Brian Jacques
  • Mattimeo by Brian Jacques
  • Mariel of Redwall by Brian Jacques
  • Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by E.L. James
  • Artemis Fowl boxed set by Eoin Colfer
  • Watchmen by Alan Moore
  • V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

 

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