Author Archive

Curating Diverse Collections


In the November 9 Community Conversation in Mead Chapel, a student, whose name I wish I knew, shared this quote: “You can’t be what you can’t see.”  This student was advocating a more… Read More

Self-Service Booking for Group Studies


Middlebury students, faculty, and staff can now create their own reservations for the group study (150A-D, lower level) and video viewing rooms (240A-B, main level) in Davis Family Library. With our new booking… Read More

What Students Say About Research


Library research is sometimes like rounding the corner of a winding mountain path. The higher you climb, the more you realize how much there is to see. In a survey of last year’s… Read More

Citations, Courtesy of Summon


Save yourself the time of typing a bibliography from scratch. Summon ( can create citations for you. When you click on the small arrow to the right of each title in a Summon… Read More

Searching For Just Videos, Books, or Articles


Sometimes, you don’t need it all. Use the Library Quick Search box at to find exactly what you’re looking for. If you want a DVD, click on the “Videos” tab. For a… Read More

Searching Library Databases and Getting Research Help from Off-Campus


If you’re off-campus, clicking on a link for any subscription database linked from library web pages such as our Research Guides, Summon, and the Journals “A-Z” title list will ask you to log-in… Read More

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