Month: February 2010

ProQuest National Newspapers Premiere now available.

Collection of major national and regional newspapers, including the Boston Globe, New York Times, and Washington Post. Coverage varies, but generally starts from the mid 1980s. This replaces the iCONN Newsstand collection that was discontinued last fall due to state budget cuts.

40 Years of Coeducation at Trinity

As part of Trinity’s yearlong celebration of the 40th anniversary of the admission of women, the Watkinson Library will host an exhibition that will feature photographs, articles, memorabilia, documents, and other items that will shed light on the thought processes that contributed to the decision to admit female students and the impact that women have had on the College.
The coeducation exhibit will be on display from February 1 to June 28, 2010. Viewing hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Reference Hours, Monday March 1

Because of Trinity Days, we will not have reference hours on the evening of Monday, March 1. The reference desk will close at 4:30pm that day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, March 2.

14 Days to Have your Say!

“14 Days to Have Your Say” will be held from February 14 – 27 to gather feedback and suggestions from the Trinity student body about the library and computing center. It will be held online at, and anyone with a Trinity login may participate. The library and computing center sincerely hope that students will take advantage of this opportunity to join in a conversation with their peers about how we’re doing!

Cambridge Journals Online now available

The complete collection of 274 journals from Cambridge University Press is now available online. Access generally begins from 1997-present. The URL is

Library Book Not Where It Used to Be?

We may have moved it! We have shifted books to make room on the shelves. Call numbers R and S have moved from Level 3 of the Grand Reading Room to Level A. Books in the T-TR range are now all on Level 3 of the Grand Reading Room. Books in the TS – Z range can be found on Level 2 of the Grand Reading Room. If you have any questions, please ask a librarian. We are happy to help you find what you need!

Mobile-friendly version of the library website now available!

A mobile-friendly version of the library web site is now available at You can also access it by clicking on the “Mobile-friendly” link at the top of our main library web site.
The mobile version of our library’s web site is designed for viewing and navigating on the smaller screens of cell phones and other mobile devices. It includes just a few of the primary functions of our main web site.
Please give us your feedback on this new interface. Is it easy to read and navigate? Does it provide you with the information you need? Is it something you are likely to use?
There is more to come! We plan to release a mobile-friendly version of the library catalog later this spring.

JAMA now available online

JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) is now available online from 1998-present at