During these dog days of summer, every bit of relief from the heat and humidity is welcome. Miller Library’s Special Collections Department and the Davis Classroom are AIR CONDITIONED, and good places to work at a computer, browse some of interesting history of the College, or simply contemplate the joys of summer. Special Collections hours [...]
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Natasha Trethewey U.S. Poet Laureate, 2012- Photograph © Nancy Crampton On June 7, 2012, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced the appointment of Natasha Trethewey as the 19th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. “Natasha Trethewey is an outstanding poet/historian in the mold of Robert Penn Warren, our first Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. Her poems dig beneath [...]
The Colby Libraries are open Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 4:00pm. Have a safe and enjoyable summer everyone!
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and ARTstor Share Images from the Guggenheim’s Collection for Educational Use
ARTstor and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation have released more than 750 images of major artworks from the permanent collection in the Digital Library. The images document the Guggenheim Museum’s superb holdings in modern and contemporary art by such significant artists as Louise Bourgeois, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Willem de Kooning, Paul Klee, Robert Mapplethorpe, [...]
The Robinson Room (Special Collections) will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of reading/exam period, 7 – 11 pm. If you are looking for QUIET STUDY SPACE, this is the room for you!
The final exhibit for this academic year highlights environmental art and celebrates some key artists: Andy Goldsworthy, David Nash, Robert Bateman. Books are on display as you enter the library with a document of facts & links to resources, also on the Science Library home page.
Guest curated by Scott Taylor’s MA 398 Geometry of Surfaces class. Geometry is a dynamic, living mathematical subject. The exhibit showcases books and mathematical objects exhibiting a variety of modern geometric ideas. It includes short non-technical explanations of interesting geometric ideas written by the students.
North American Theatre Online includes several full-text drama collections, and reference sources such as O’Dell’s Annals of the New York Stage, the Oxford University Press Companion series, and Greenwood’s American Theatre Companies as well as playbills, posters, photographs, and related theatrical ephemera. A full description of the scope and content can be found here
3/28 ILLiad log-ins for our ILL system are working again after an outage earlier. Please contact our librarians at email@example.com if you continue to have problems with the system.
Press release March 16, 2012. “Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announces the launch today of NGA Images, a new online resource that revolutionizes the way the public may interact with its world-class collection at http://images.nga.gov. This repository of digital images documenting the National Gallery of Art collections allows users to search, browse, share, and [...]