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July 11, 2016

Recent library acquisitions list posted

Includes book, film and browsing acquisitions, viewable by subject, department, or call number.
Shop girl wearing head scarf and carrying a pack

July 8, 2016

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories Now Available

Library users now have access to a wealth of primary sources documenting the immigrant experience in North America.

Student studying in Skillman.

July 5, 2016

World of Learning now available online

The World of Learning, a directory of learned societies, research institutions, libraries, museums and institutions of higher education from around the world, is now available in an online version. Connect to it from the library's web site or directly at

June 29, 2016

Digital Humanities Summer Scholars' Projects

The 2016 Digital Humanities Summer Scholars are pleased to present their digital projects.

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June 27, 2016

New titles available from Annual Reviews

New Annual Reviews cover statistics, organizational psychology, and vision research
Portion of "Nobody will ever love you like I do" by Faith Ringgold

June 16, 2016

Experimental Printmaking Institute images available on Artstor

Works by Curlee Raven Holton, David Driscoll, Faith Ringgold, and a variety of other artists included.

June 15, 2016

Access library resources from off-campus

No matter where on earth your summer travels take you, remember that you can access library resources from off-campus using your Lafayette network ID and password.

Shakespeare by Leonard Baskin

May 23, 2016

Exhibit: Shakespeare 400

Skillman Library marks the quatercentenary year since Shakespeare's death in 1616 with an exhibit of artists' books and fine press limited editions from Special Collections.

Checking out books at the Skillman circulation desk

May 23, 2016

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Renew your books online using the Library Catalog

May 20, 2016

Poets and engineers create interactive sculpture in Skillman

With support from the library's Digital Humanities in the Classroom Grant, Professor Ferndandes' Advanced Poetry class and Professor Utter's Responsive Design class collaborated in a semester-long project to create an interactive sculpture, Jellyfish, currently on display.