Historic Folk Music Archive Gets 21st Century Update

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Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection (HHFBC), one of the important holdings in Middlebury College’s Special Collections, is one of the nation’s great archival collections of New England folksong, folklore, and balladry.

Student Profile – Mary Baillie

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In each issue of Keywords, we profile one of the many student assistants who help make the Middlebury Libraries run smoothly. This issue features Mary Baillie, who works at the Circulation Desk at Davis Family Library.

Celebrating Ovid in the Library March 5th

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Publius Ovidius Naso, fondly known as Ovid, died in exile about 2,000 years ago. Since, his most influential work, the Metamorphoses, has served as a source and inspiration to authors and artists from Shakespeare, Chaucer,… Read More

Student Profile – Jason Meuse

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In each issue of Keywords, we profile one of the many student assistants who help make the Middlebury Libraries run smoothly.  This issue features Jason Meuse, ’18, who works at the Circulation Desk… Read More

Free as a Free Kitten: What is the Price of Open?

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Supporting the open access movement is vital for the future health of academic libraries, but how do we balance this support with the need to, at least in the short run, continue to provide access to the paid subscription journals that faculty, students, and researchers still value highly?

Meet the DLA’s New Associate Director of the Digital Liberal Arts Initiative, Michael Kramer

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We catch up with Michael Kramer, the new Director of the Digital Liberal Arts Initiative.

Notes to Self

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“Game Changers” on display this Spring

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Fun and games in the library! The spring exhibit by Special Collections, Game Changers, focuses on vintage entertainments from the 19th- and 20th-centuries, exploring their historical significance as cultural artifacts and technologies of yore. From innovations… Read More

What Are You Reading And Why?

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Former Middlebury College librarian Joanne Schneider, recent graduate Milo Stanley, and current Middlebury librarian Katrina Spencer share what they are currently reading.

Et Al.

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Celebrating Black History Month:  Check out the Davis Family Library’s 2018 Black History Month display of books, CDs, DVDs, and podcast recommendations!  See more at go/bhmdigital/. For the slides used in Black History… Read More

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