If you are unsure which databases are best for your topic, consult a subject guide. Each guide's "Best Bets" section lists
the key resources for that discipline. Additional databases are included in the All Resources section.
The latest acquisition for the Beinecke Collection in Burke Library’s Special Collections originated in Trinidad in the year 1822. It is a large bound ledger book of about 350 pages with the simple title Prisons. Convictions Register. This incredible manuscript contains names of Slaves, Runaway Slaves, Free Blacks, “Black Mandingos,” Whites, Soldiers, American Refugees, etc., their Crimes, Dates of Incarceration, and Punishments, between the years 1822-1824.More ...
Please remember that the Burke Library Food Policy informs what can and cannot be brought into the building. Dry snacks, such as crackers, pretzels, candy, cookies, are allowed, as well as drinks in covered containers. Food provided for special events is also allowable, when approved by LITS staff. You may also be asked by a staff member to take certain foods to a designated location.
Ben Salzman ’14, Educational Technologist, and Kristin Strohmeyer, Research and Outreach Librarian, joined Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services Allen Harrison and Mei Lin Pratt ’16 for a panel presentation on disability accommodations at Hamilton College.More ...
Charles Watkinson, Director of University of Michigan Press, will deliver this year’s Couper Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on Tuesday, October 20, at 4:15 in the Kennedy Auditorium of the Taylor Science Center. Mr. Watkinson’s talk," Open Access Monographs: Why Should Authors, Librarians, and Administrators Care?", will focus on the recent emergence of high profile projects in North America and Europe that are exploring the potential of flipped publishing models for academic books.