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April 28, 2016

Extended hours begin on Sunday

Skillman Library will be open for 24 hours on weekdays during the end-of-semester exam period.
Portrait of Jane Austen by her sister Cassandra

April 27, 2016

Research British Women's Writing With The Orlando Project

Skillman Library has begun a subscription to Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present.

April 21, 2016

Digital Humanities Summer Scholars

Skillman Library congratulates the Digital Humanities Summer Scholars Class of 2016! Eight students will receive a stipend for a six-week intensive internship where they will develop and pursue their own digital research projects.

Portrait d'une négresse, Marie Guilhelmine-Benoist, 1800

April 18, 2016

Library Adds Major Resource for Study of the Caribbean

Over 1,200 books, pamphlets, and ephemera now available through Caribbean History and Culture, 1535-1920.

Mark Edington

April 18, 2016

May 5: Open-Access Publishing and the Liberal Arts College

Mark D. W. Edington, Director of the Amherst College Press, will talk about the distinct contributions that liberal arts colleges and their libraries can make to open-access publishing. A reception for Neil McElroy, retiring Dean of Libraries, will precede the lecture.

Albrecht Dürer's Adoration of the Magi, depicting the three Magi presenting their gifts to the Christ child held by the Virgin Mary

April 13, 2016

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception Now Available Online

The encyclopedia is co‑edited by Helen H. P. Manson Professor of Bible Eric Ziolkowski and will eventually encompass 30 volumes.

whiteboard markers

April 13, 2016

Portable whiteboards available for loan

Whiteboards for in-library use are available at the Circulation Desk.

Goodnight, Moon Pies

April 1, 2016

"Goodnight, Moon Pies" takes Best in Show at Edible Books contest

Other winners include "If You Give a Mousse a Muffin" and "Mess of the Gerber Dills / Tess of the D'Urbervilles"
Cover of "Border Law"

March 18, 2016

Award-winning Lafayette authors

Deborah Rosen of history awarded Bancroft Prize. Ross Gay '96 awarded National Book Critics Circle Award.

March 7, 2016

Digital Humanities Grants for Faculty

In conjunction with the Library’s Digital Scholarship Services department, the Digital Humanities Steering Committee invites proposals from Lafayette faculty for developing DH initiatives in the classroom or in furthering scholarly engagement with DH.