Collins Library receives INSPIRING WOMEN PORTFOLIO

INSPIRING WOMEN PORTFOLIO was created in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment. The women featured here are from many time periods, all possessing a radical spirit of creating change in the world. The portfolio was printed during the 2020 Covid19 Pandemic and was organized by Kathryn Hunter, Blackbird Letterpress. May these women continue to inspire as the uncertain future unfolds.  READ MORE...

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success.  READ MORE...

Sound Ideas Readership

University of Puget Sound’s institutional repository, Sound Ideas has logged more than 1.3 million text downloads over its nearly decade-long lifespan. Every month we log the repository’s usage statistics by researchers around the world. Last month, Sound Ideas had 27,347 full-text downloads and 6 new submissions were posted. 
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Spring Update from Lever Press

Lever Press reports, “This February we were delighted to have Richard Benson, Associate Professor of Education from Spelman College, join our Editorial Board. Dr. Benson’s research interests combine a wealth of experiences and scholarship in critical pedagogy...  READ MORE...

The Beauty of Volvelles

Volvelles, also known as wheel charts, are movable charts that when aligned in certain ways reveal a variety of information as decided by the creator. These were used in the past to communicate important information such as the positions of the sun and moon at certain times of the year, a vital task to many cultures.  READ MORE...

Science Stories: A unique collaboration of artists and scientists

What happens when a book artist and scientist get together? The answer:  a lot!  

Science Stories is a unique project supported by the University of Puget Sound that brings together Pacific Northwest scientists and book artists with the end result being the creation of engaging and unique artists’ books that offer new ways to interpret science and to tell a story. 
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Shout out to library student employees!

Collins Library thanks all of our student employees for their hard work!  Great job!

Black Freedom Struggle - an open access collection covering the ongoing fight for equal rights.

Black Freedom Struggle is an open access collection of selective primary source documents covering the ongoing fight for equal rights. The collection includes approximately 1,600 documents from six phases of the struggle to obtain Black freedom.  READ MORE...

Racial Equity & Social Justice Resources (For Allies & Organizations)

BFAMFAPhD makes Art, Reports, and Teaching Tools to advocate for cultural equity in the United States. We bring people together to analyse and re-imagine power relationships in the arts. BFAMFAPhD is a collective of artists, designers, technologists, organizers, and educators who work in the intersection of art, technology, and political economy.  READ MORE...

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...

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