Collins Memorial Library

Pop Up Extravaganza! Laura Russell from Sandy Gallery, Dec. 14th, 11-12:30, Collins Library

Featuring handmade artist books that pop-up, move, slide, twirl, whirl, light up, or even sound off. 
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Collins Unbound Blog

From the Archives & Special Collections: Students’ home destroyed 67 years ago!

This is the time of the year for winter storms, but most of them do not cost students their homes. A Sound Past includes a photograph of married College of Puget Sound juniors inside Howarth Hall, after their Ruston Way apartment was destroyed during the huge blizzard of 13 January 1950.  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...

A Blog on Zines: From Anarchism to Vacations. By Chase Hutchinson

There are many different ways that Zines are collected. They can be collected through various festivals (referenced by many of the different zines in the collection I worked with) or various projects that make them more accessible to a wider audience.  READ MORE...

To Fix Fake News, Look To Yellow Journalism

Fake news is the latest culprit in the continuing saga of How The Internet Ruined Everything. 
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How to Judge a Zine by its Cover - And Other Things I Learned from Metadata. By Ada Smith

As I wrap up the Library as Collaboratory course and reflect on what I learned, I am amazed at the stark contrast from what I expected when I signed up for this course.  READ MORE...