Tag Archive: 2017-11-29

DIY Bookmaking is back this J-Term!

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Vinyl records are so 2010. Special Collections bookmaking gurus are back to celebrate the millennium renaissance of audio cassette tapes, those small, plastic, blasts from the past. We’ll provide vintage cassette tapes and… Read More

Digital Fluency and the Library

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At Middlebury, our new strategic plan calls for us to move in the direction of cultivating digital fluency and critical engagement. As we consider the outsized role of technology in our current age, the time is right for us to directly engage in helping our students (and ourselves) understand not only how modern technology functions, but also how to think critically about the kind of world we want to create.

What Are You Reading and Why?

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This month, we offer book reviews by Shenisis Kirkland, a second-year student at Middlebury, a Brooklyn native and a student staff representative at the Anderson Freeman Center; Hector Vila, who has taught in… Read More

An Age-Old Question

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(Why?!! indeed!  Click on the image to find out!)

Student Profile – Jasmine Crane

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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 Jasmine Crane, who works at the Circulation Desk at… Read More

Et Al.

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Odds and ends from around the library-verse…

Student Tutors Keep the CTLR Going

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Nestled in the back of the main floor, the Center for Teaching, Learning and Research (CTLR) is, physically speaking, just a small part of the library.  But despite its limited size, its reach… Read More

Faculty Profile – Marissel Hernández-Romero

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In each issue of Keywords, we profile a faculty member who makes innovative use of the library and/or academic technology. This issue features Dr. Marissel Hernández-Romero, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese,… Read More

New Equipment at the Circulation Desk

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Did you know that, in addition to things like books, films, and music, the library also lends technology equipment?  For example: • We have new MacBook Air laptops for students and faculty/staff. Student… Read More

Curating Diverse Collections

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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

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