Faculty Jumpstart: Save the dates

On Tuesdays starting August 10th, Research, Instruction, Technology (RIT) will host a series of virtual workshops, culminating with an Open House in the RLITC. Together, these sessions will provide an opportunity to polish your syllabus, fine-tune as…

Returning to campus: strategies to reset and refocus

LinkedIn Learning provides videos and short courses that may ease the employee transition back to campus this August. “Improving Your Focus” offers multiple strategies for shutting out distractions – including those in your mind &#…

Welcome Kristen Eshleman!

LITS welcomes Kristen Eshleman as Trinity’s new Vice President for Library and Information Technology Services (LITS). Kristen will provide leadership of our merged LITS organization, and collaborate with fellow cabinet members and the President, as well as with faculty, staff, and students, to advance our strategic goals.  Kristen joins us from Davidson College in North Carolina, where she has worked for 20 years in roles related to academic technology […]

New Visitor Policy for Summer 2021

Starting June 1, 2021 the Raether Library and Information Technology Center and Watkinson Library will once again welcome visitors, albeit with some restrictions due to the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic. If you would like to use the library you will need to submit a brief request telling us why and when you would like to […]

Sharing and Viewing Zoom Recordings

In this post you can explore instructions and hints on how to either view or share Zoom recordings, either if a Zoom recording belongs to you, or if a Zoom recording was shared with you (and it belongs to someone else). Generally the first scenario is…

Scheduled Library Systems Downtime

Over Memorial Day weekend from approximately 11:00pm Saturday May 29th to 11:00pm Sunday May 30th, library systems will be down while our cloud environment to a new data center.  During this period library items cannot be checked out or renewed and OneSearch will not be usable.  Library databases will still be accessible through the A-Z […]

Spotlight on New Acquisitions: Conrad Gessner’s Vogelbuch (“Bird-Book”) of 1582

As historian Ann Blair notes in her 2016 Bennett Lecture before the Renaissance Society of America, although Conrad Gessner (1516-1565) was both prolific and varied in his publishing interests, he is perhaps best known today as the author of natural histories, particularly his four volume Historia Animalium (1551-1558). Gessner’s Historia Animalium was originally published in …

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