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Checking out books at the Skillman circulation desk

May 17, 2017

Due date of June 3?

Renew your books online using the Library Catalog

Tami Kurzeja

May 11, 2017

Tami Kurzeja recognized for distinguished service

Award recognizes those who contribute in significant ways to supporting the College's mission and improving the Lafayette community.

Claire Hoober

May 10, 2017

Claire Hoober awarded Skillman Prize

Prize awarded at Honors Convocation each year to a senior library assistant who by exemplary performance, skill, and dedication has enhanced the Library’s educational role.

Image from PRA La Land postcard

April 11, 2017

Students: Request a PRA session today

"A little chance encounter could be the one you've waited for." Take a chance on a Personalized Research Assistance (PRA) session with a research librarian who will help you find the books, articles, and online resources you need.

March 31, 2017

LaSeed Library Launches

The LaSeed Library is a community-based seed library where you can 'check-out' garden seeds, from the circulation desk, to grow in your dorm or garden.

A Raisin in the Sunflower: green cake with yellow icing as sunflower leaves, with chocolate chips in the center and a raisin on one leaf

March 30, 2017

Edible Books Contest- Winners

Skillman Library hosted its annual Edible Books Contest on Friday, March 31 to celebrate the April 1 birthday of French gastronome and author Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin and April Fools’ Day. This year we had a wide range of entries, frostings, and puns. The judges had a great time employing their superior tastes, and the winners are...

EAIC image

March 29, 2017

East Asia Image Collection Adds 453 New Postcards

The East Asia Image Collection (EAIC) at Digital Scholarship Services has just added 453 new picture postcards to its open-access database.

Project Information Literacy logo

February 22, 2017

"Separating Truth from Lies"

Looking for a way to make sense of all you've been hearing about "fake news"? Try this smart interview with a computer scientist at Wellesley College who studies crowdsourcing and social networks.

February 14, 2017

Recent library acquisitions list posted

Includes book, film and browsing acquisitions, viewable by subject, department, or call number.
Cover of Renaissance Drama

February 2, 2017

All University of Chicago Press Journals now available

Access expanded by over 40 titles.