Preserving Memories: Creating a Personal Archive

4 classes, Wednesdays, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, 4-4:50 p.m.  Learn how to plan and create a family archives project. Stay-at-home directives have given many of us the opportunity to think about our family history and the need to preserve old photographs, documents, ephemera, and other keepsakes. This four-part series will provide you with practical advice for creating your own family archive...  READ MORE...

Black Lives Matter

Collins Library Supports Black Lives Matter.  We are updating resources during this difficult time.  Please check our LibGuide and also this resource list on resources that address racism. 

Please feel free to email libref@pugetsound.edu for resources you would like to see added to our collection.

Collins Memorial Library joins with our colleagues from the American Library Association and libraries  across the nation in condemning violence and racism towards Black people and all People of Color:  http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2020/06/ala-executive-board-stands-bcala-condemning-violence-and-racism-towards-0

 

Bridget Myers Wins Library Art Award 2020 for “Climate Change in the Time of Coronavirus.”

Bridget's work comments on the single-use nature of today’s society, while necessitating the production of throw-away products for our safety and health. Displayed collectively, these masks underscore the uniformity of our fearful human response to crisis, uniting us in the desire to overcome and find a cure for this pandemic.  READ MORE...

Two library senior student employees wearing their library cords

Congratulations Kate Roscher and Ilana Dutton!

Check out how Puget Sound Research is being used by remote learners around the world!

March 2020 Readership Snapshot - Sound Ideas:  Last month, Sound Ideas had 22430 full-text downloads and 6 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 7493. University of Puget Sound scholarship was read by 1638 institutions across 163 countries.  READ MORE...

Prospective Students: Our doors may be closed, but our services and staff are available to you!

While you can't visit us in person right now, please feel free to browse our web page and learn about all our great resources. Check out our remote access page that outlines all the amazing services you can receive from our experienced team of librarians.  READ MORE...

Celebrating Angela Weaver's first year as a librarian at Collins Memorial Library!

We are so glad you joined our team! And thanks to Professor LaToya Brackett and her wonderful students for preparing this great article.
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COVID-19: Archive Your Experience!

We are living during a time of immense change and uncertainty--a time that researchers in the future will be eager to learn about. What records are we leaving behind for future Loggers to learn from? The Archives & Special Collections is launching a campus-wide project to encourage Puget Sound students, faculty, and staff to document their personal experiences and contribute them to the archives.  READ MORE...

Maker tip brought to you by Collins Makerspace

As many businesses and organizations begin the process of re-opening after shutdown and members of the community begin to increase their interactions with others,  it is important to remember that the pandemic is not completely over and that safety needs to be of the utmost concern for all.
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From the Collins Library - Loggers We've Got This!

In these unusual times, Collins Library is here for you.

Temporary disruption to borrowing services

Due to the extreme circumstances which have led to the temporary closing of Collins Memorial Library, we are unable to provide access to our print collection, Summit borrowing or interlibrary loan borrowing of physical items.  Please continue to use our online resources and the remote services being offered by the liaison librarians:  http://research.pugetsound.edu/remote

Overdue fines during online classes

Don't worry about overdue fines!  We will waive late fees during these special circumstances.  READ MORE...

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