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Upcoming library catalog (MIDCAT) downtime

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In preparation for our upcoming merge of the Middlebury and MIIS library catalogs, our vendor, Innovative Interfaces, Inc., will be adding a 2nd serials and acquisition unit to our Millennium installation.  This addition requires a short period of downtime, which will occur on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 4AM-8AM.  During this period, MIDCAT will be unavailable, including […]

New online quarterly library newsletter!

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The Library is pleased to announce the first issue of our new, as-yet-unnamed, newsletter!  Please visit us online here (go/librarynews) and read up on helpful research and technology tips, a feature article on Orion Lewis in Political Science, who’s taught a fascinating hybrid (online/in-person) class with Middlebury and MIIS students, tech tips, and more. Our […]

Friday links – Feb. 6, 2015

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“Amazon Takes on Textbook Sales at Major Universities.” Engadget. Accessed February 2, 2015.http://www.engadget.com/2015/02/02/amazon-college-distribution-centers/. A concise update on net neutrality – and How Netflix helped change the FCC’s definition of net neutrality.

Nominate LIS staff for recognition

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Each month, LIS awards one LIS staff member employee of the month, one LIS “crew” of the month, and one LIS student employee of the month.  We welcome recommendations and nominations from all areas of the College, especially from faculty, students and staff outside of LIS who have received great assistance from LIS staff.  Whether […]

Hooray for Libraries! April 8-14 is National Library Week!

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Two hundred twelve years ago this month, and 6 months before the actual founding of Middlebury College, 34 shares of stock were sold at $25 per share in order to purchase the initial collection of books for the Middlebury College … Continue reading

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