Collins Memorial Library

Archives & Special Collections Open House Celebration! Tuesday, January 31, 3:30-5 p.m. (Brief remarks at 4:15)

Join us for an Open House to see our new and expanded space, highlights from the collections, and more.  READ MORE...

Full access to New York Times site - One-Year Pilot project

The University of Puget Sound, coordinated by Collins Library, now has a site license to the New York Times web site. This means that all students, faculty and staff at the University have full and unlimited access to all of the content on the New York Times site.  READ MORE...

Black History Month

February is Black History Month! Check out the collections of images in the ARTstor Digital Library.
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David Wertheimer, Director of Community and Civic Engagement at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Tuesday, February 7, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Archives & Special Collections,

David is an avid book collector. He will discuss his start as a book collector, some of his favorites pieces from his personal collection, and how he insures the long-term preservation of the books in his personal collection.  READ MORE...

Collins Unbound Blog

30 Years of Bookmaking at Bloodroot Press, March 8th, 5:30-6pm coffee/conversation, 6pm presentation, Library 020

Jean Buescher Bartlett is the founder and owner of Bloodroot Press, an Ann Arbor-based studio and bindery. She will discuss where she gets ideas and how she has incorporated them into her limited edition letterpress and one-of-a-kind artists’ books over the last 30 years.  READ MORE...

Pieces of History: What I learned From a Collection of Vintage Bookmarks By Carlisle Huntington

Last Summer Collins Library received a generous donation of vintage bookmarks, ranging in age from the 1800’s to the 1950’s. For the past few weeks I have been given the privilege to work with these tiny treasures.   READ MORE...