Archive for March, 2014

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Cambridge Histories Online: Historical reference compendium allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series.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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