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New York Times front pages

July 17, 2017 Access Simplified

The Library has partnered with Student Government to significantly increase the length of academic passes.
supreme court building

July 7, 2017

New legal research tool: HeinOnline

Database contains laws, regulations, trials and court reports, treaties, and other materials covering United States and foreign law.

July 7, 2017

Recent library acquisitions list posted

Includes book, film and browsing acquisitions, viewable by subject, department, or call number.
karuta game card

June 23, 2017

Explore Japanese card game with "Pacific War Karuta Collection"

karuta game cardA new online exhibit curated by Michaela Kelly, DH postdoctoral fellow, provides a brief history of the game, images from Lafayette's collection of karuta cards, and even gives you the chance to try your hand at playing karuta online. Try it out at

Monica Salas-Landa

June 23, 2017

Reflections on Digital Humanities in the Classroom

Mónica Salas-Landa (anthropology and sociology) and Lindsay Soh (chemical and biomolecular engineering) reflect on their experiences incorporating DH tools in their classes.
Noah Steinberg

June 23, 2017

New interviews with honors students available

Interviews with Jack Shaw (geology), Noah Legner (government and law), and Noah Steinberg (neuroscience) are now available on the library's web page for honors students.
Portrait of Elizabeth Cady Stanton in top left and Gay Pride Rainbow Flag in bottom right

June 12, 2017

Two Major Women's & Gender Studies Archives Now Available

The Library has added LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 and Women's Issues and Identities.

June 5, 2017

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.

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.