Library Newsletter - October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Current Stories

Additional News

  • One-On-One Consultations Available: Need help with a paper or a final project?  Let the Reference librarians help you.  Click here for more information.
  • The Chet Raymo Lecture Series is proud to host painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator and teacher, Lynda Barry, as she discusses creativity and the arts.  The event will take place Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Martin Auditorium.  
  • Columbus Day Hours: The Library will have special hours over the Columbus Day weekend.  Click here to view the Library's hours.
  •  Academic Development Day will take place on Tuesday, October 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Martin Auditorium.  Joining us is keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Plucker, on the topic of "Creativity:  What it is, What it isn't, and How to Help People Have More of it."  The full program is available here
  • "What's Up Thursdays - A Community Conversation" is a bi-weekly brown bag lunch series taking place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the DisCo.  The goal of the time together is to deepen dialogue and reflection about national occurrences surrounding issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice.  The next conversation will take place on October 13th.  For more information, click here.
  • Dean's Forum Book Launch: Please join us and Professor James Wadsworth as he discusses new book "Columbus & His First Voyage: A History in Documents" taking place on Friday, October 14th, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the south rotunda of the library.
  • Stonehill PRIDE Week will take place Monday, October 17th, through Friday, October 21st.  The Office of Intercultural Affairs will host a series of programs to provide awareness of and support to members of the faculty, staff, and students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or have other underrepresented sexuality and gender identities.  Members of the Stonehill community are encouraged to join in celebrating our LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty as well as their allies.  More information to follow.
  • Food in the Library: With the start of the new year, new students may be wondering where they can both eat and study. Food is allowed on all floors of the library, and signs indicate the noise levels for each floor. Come see us if you're looking for a noisy or quiet space to snack and study! 
  • Looking for MobilePrint? Students will find the link for mobile printing on the left-hand side of their home page in MyHill.
  • New library discovery tool available for beta testing on campus!  Stonehill joins MIT and Stanford as one of the first beta testers of Yewno's educational tool for discovery.  Faculty that are interested in using Yewno for their fall courses should contact their library liaison to discuss ideas.  More information is available on the Yewno LibGuide
  • Continuing the conversation on diversity from Academic Development week, the MacPhaidin Library has created a LibGuide on Diversity and Inclusion.  This LibGuide will be updated so be sure to check back frequently.
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