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Library News | August 2016

In this issue: 

Graham Library with Pidgey

In the last few weeks a lot of ink has been spilled trying to make sense of the current Pokémon Go phenomenon.  One of the best insights I’ve seen is that players of the game naturally expect that everything they need to succeed can be accessed on their device. This has interesting implications that go beyond the game.
This expectation increasingly informs our users’ expectations of how they access the resources they need to succeed academically. The Library’s challenge is make as much as we can available to our students on the devices they use, while at the same time ensuring that important print materials that require a bit more effort to access remain in the student’s consciousness. After all, unlike a game, success in academics will always require looking beyond what is easy to find.
In this month’s Newsletter we provide more detail on our course reserve services - including digitization of class readings for easier access. We also highlight more gems in our collections – gems that do require a visit to our Library or Archives in order to fully appreciate their value.

John Papadopoulos, Nicholls Librarian & Director

New this year: Course reserves online

The Graham Library is pleased to offer processing of electronic course materials for the upcoming academic year. To make your course readings available electronically via Blackboard, send your syllabus to our Courses Reserves Coordinator, Lia Ferrari at by Sunday, August 21 to guarantee processing for the start of the semester. If you have questions about this new service, you may also contact Lia. Our existing services for print materials on course reserve are still available. We look forward to hearing from you!

From the Archives: packing for a move

Trinity scrapbookPacking up for a move is a lot of work, but it can sometimes lead to forgotten treasures. Archivist Sylvia Lassam shows us what she found as she prepares to move the Trinity Archives into a new and improved home that will open this fall!

Read more on this story.

Art in the Graham Library: K.M. Graham

Part of what makes Graham Library's space so special is the art work located throughout the building. Find out more about Trinity alumna and artist K.M. Graham and her work in the library.


New titles highlights

See full list of all new titles from July 2016

Shakespeare's first folio book cover

Shakespeare's First Folio : four centuries of an iconic book  /  Emma Smith
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.

Zombie army cover
Zombie army : the Canadian Army and conscription in the Second World War / Daniel Byers
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2016.
Transplantation Ethics cover

Proofs of God : classical arguments from Tertullian to Barth / Matthew Levering
Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Academic, 2016.

What's on at Graham

Summer & Fall 2016: Shakespeare at Trinity Exhibit, Lower Level, Graham Library
October 20-24, 2016: 41st Annual Trinity College Friends of the Library Book Sale

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