New Improved and Faster Interlibrary Loan Service

The CTW Library Consortium (Connecticut College, Trinity College, Wesleyan University) recently joined RapidILL, an interlibrary loan network of libraries committed to sharing resources and fulfilling requests more quickly. RapidILL was founded in the late 1990s by Colorado State University Libraries and now includes libraries from around the world.  The majority of members are in the […]

Black History Month Crowdsourcing Event – Edit Wikipedia

Register Before you start editing, make sure you sign up for a Wikipedia account. (From Wikipedia homepage, click “Create account” in upper right). How to Edit Wikipedia: WikiProject Women in Red Finding a Topic Navigate to the Wikipedia: WikiProject Women in Red page highlighting the Black Women | February 2019 initiative.  If you’ve never edited […]

Black History Month Crowdsourcing Event – Transcription Projects

Sample Projects Projects from the Library of Congress: Mary Church Terrell: Advocate for African Americans and Women Link: https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/mary-church-terrell-advocate-for-african-americans-and-women/ Project Description from the Library of Congress: Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954), educator, women’s rights advocate, and civil rights activist, was born into a prosperous Memphis family. A graduate of Oberlin College, in 1895 she became the […]

Information Services Desk Update

Merging the help desk and circulation desk operations has proven to be both challenging and rewarding, but we are finally getting into the groove of things and feeling like a single unit at the Information Services Desk! Many may know us as staffed by team members whose previous expertise was limited to either library circulation […]

Black History Month Crowdsourcing event

Join us on Tuesday, February 26th from noon to 2 p.m. in the Digital Scholarship Studio for a Black History Month Crowdsourcing event. Bring your lunch and a laptop (limited chromebooks will be available) and help contribute to efforts to make archives celebrating black history more publicly available. Participants may choose among projects hosted by […]

Resist Newsletters join Digital Repository

Newsletters from Resist, Inc. have recently joined the Trinity College Digital Repository. Starting with the very first “Call to Resist” in 1967, the newsletters can be viewed as text-searchable PDFs and cover nearly 50 years of Resist’s history. Resist, Inc. was founded in Boston in 1967 during the Vietnam War as an effort to support […]

3D Print Your Voice

While 3D printing is incredibly useful in manufacturing and rapid prototyping it is also a great way to create new works of art. In this tutorial we will walk you through the process of recording your voice to make a 3D model of the sound waves we can print. This approach uses the free Audacity […]

SGA Provides Textbooks for Reserves

Thanks to support from the Trinity Student Government Association, the library has added these textbooks to the reserve collection: Calculus by Laura Taalman, 17th edition Starting Out with Java: Early Objects by Tony Gaddis, 6th edition Starting Out with Python by Tony Gaddis, 4th edition Economics- Principles, Problems, & Policies by Campbell McConnell, 20th edition […]

“Expanding Access, Activism, and Advocacy” at the Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference

By Jeff Liszka and Mary Mahoney This year’s Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference (#BUDSC18) brought together interested parties to discuss current research and practice guided by the theme “Expanding Access, Activism, and Advocacy.” Faculty, researchers, librarians, artists, educational technologists, students, and administrators gathered to share ideas about access inspired by the expansive definition provided by conference […]