Learn new skills this summer!

Trinity’s subscription to LinkedIn Learning offers a great way to learn new skills on your own time, at your own pace. There are now four new curated collections of entry-level short courses in high-demand areas, including: Project Management UX Design Social Media Management Data Visualization Pick and choose from among these courses, or chart your […]

WGRAC Archives: Activating Herstory and Community at Trinity College

By Eric Stoykovich, College Archivist and Manuscript Librarian In early 2020, the Women & Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) Director, Laura Lockwood, reached out to the Watkinson Library to inquire if the College Archives would be interested in taking in a portion of the articles, papers, and audio in the WGRAC Library and Lounge. Accumulated …

Women Authors and Roberts Brothers: A Publishing Firm’s Correspondence

By Eric Stoykovich, Manuscript Librarian and College Archivist In February 2022, the Watkinson Library undertook a minor project to improve the finding aids for three archival/manuscript collections: the Roberts Brothers collection; Limited Editions Club collection; and the Dard Hunter papers. Amy FitzGerald, Processing Archivist in the Watkinson, reformatted the finding aids by transferring them from …

Ancestry.com Library edition now available

The Library is pleased to announce that by popular request, we now subscribe to Ancestry Library Edition. This new genealogy research tool provides instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United […]

Today in History: The Council of Trent and the Regulation of Printing

On April 8, 1546, the Council of Trent—formed, in response to the challenges posed by Protestantism, to clarify the doctrines and positions of the Catholic Church and to address calls for Church reform—met for their fourth session in the northern Italian city of that name. Calls for a general council had, of course, been made …

Limited Editions Club: Books and Manuscripts

By Eric Stoykovich, Manuscript Librarian and College Archivist In February 2022, the Watkinson Library undertook a minor project to improve the finding aids for three archival/manuscript collections: the Limited Editions Club collection; the Dard Hunter papers; and the Roberts Brothers collection. Amy FitzGerald, Processing Archivist in the Watkinson, reformatted the finding aids by transferring them …

A Papermaker’s Papers: A Fresh Look at Dard Hunter

By Eric Stoykovich, Manuscript Librarian and College Archivist In February 2022, the Watkinson Library undertook a minor project to improve the finding aids for three archival/manuscript collections: the Dard Hunter papers; the Limited Editions Club collection; and the Roberts Brothers collection. Amy FitzGerald, Processing Archivist in the Watkinson, reformatted the finding aids by transferring them …

Stanford University Press Ebooks Trial

Through January 31, 2022 the library is offering trial access to Stanford University Press ebooks hosted on the De Gruyter platform.  The trial contents can be browsed here and includes books on architecture, arts, economics, cultural studies, geosciences, history, religious studies, law, life sciences, linguistics, literary studies, medicine, philosophy, physics, and social sciences. Please send […]

Need special resources for a senior thesis? Ask us!

With a generous donation from the Student Government Association the library is now able in some cases to purchase resources that will support junior or senior research projects. Examples of the types of resources we might be able to provide you: research database data set(s) digital archive Applying for help is simple. Just tell us […]