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December 2, 2016

Skillman Launches the Library Social Justice Reading Series

Skillman Library will host an informal discussion of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's We Should All Be Feminists. The discussion will take place on Thursday, December 8th, at 4:10pm in Skillman 003.

November 30, 2016

The Finals Fairy will be hiding gifts around Skillman

Follow the Library's social media for #finalsfairy clues from Dec 5 - 9 so you can grab a prize.

November 27, 2016

Deadline for information literacy grants is December 16

Goal of grants is to encourage faculty to develop classes in which students have repeated opportunities to build information literacy skills.

November 18, 2016

Recent library acquisitions list posted

Includes book, film and browsing acquisitions, viewable by subject, department, or call number.
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October 25, 2016

DSS Supports Original Undergraduate Research Using GIS

John Clark, Data Visualization GIS Librarian at Skillman Library Digital Scholarship Services, supports Molly Leech '17 in incorporating a geographic component in her Anthropology and Sociology senior thesis.

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October 19, 2016

Skillman Joins the Project Hydra Community

Skillman Library Digital Scholarship Services partners with Project Hydra, a multi-institutional collaborative community that develops open source software solutions for digital asset management in academic libraries and cultural heritage institutions.
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October 17, 2016

Swift Poems Project Gains Visibility in Austria

Digital Library Developer James Griffin of Digital Scholarship Services recently presented on the Swift Poems Project at the Digital Scholarly Editions as Interfaces Conference at Graz University in Austria.

October 5, 2016

Queer Archives Oral History Project Launches

The Queer Archives Project is an LGBTQ oral history project dedicated to preserving the experiences of Lafayette’s LGBTQ alumni, faculty and staff in the College's Archives.
Digital Humanities Summer Scholars

October 2, 2016

DH Summer Scholars present to full house

Under the leadership of Sarah Morris, Research and Instruction Librarian at the Skillman Library, the 2016 Lafayette College Digital Humanities Summer Scholars undertook independent research projects on such topics as Iranian statecraft, Soviet monument culture in Bulgaria, the misunderstood Moog synthesizer, and histories of Indian Ocean trade and migration.

The exterior of the Carol I Central University Library, Bucharest, Romania

October 2, 2016

Report from Romania

Michaela Kelly, Skillman's 2016-2017 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities, gave a presentation about the East Asia Image Collection at the European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists Conference.