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Goodwillie Publishes Article in Ephemera Journal

Christian Goodwillie, LITS Director and Curator of Special Collections and Archives, recently published “Baseball, Beards, Bands, and the Babes: Michigan’s House of David Religious Community” in Ephemera Journal, the quarterly publication of the Ephemera Society of America. More ...

Graduating LITS Student Employees Honored at Luncheon

Fifty graduating seniors were recently honored at a luncheon in Burke Library to thank them for their years of service to LITS.  A special feature of the luncheon was the unveiling of books purchased in each student’s honor, based on recommendations by LITS staff.  Student majors and interests are taken into account when selecting the books, and a book plate with their name is placed in the front of each item. These books will become part of the general collection.   More ...

Final D.I.Y. Collage/Illustration Projects

On display on the third floor of Burke Library through Friday, May 13, 2016, are the final projects for Professor Nhora Lucia Serrano’s Art History/Literature 220 course, “Visual Narratives: Images With(In) Books. More ...

Meditation Sessions Held During Finals Week

We know you're all studying.....so we're bringing meditation to you! More ...

"Reconstructed Visions" Exhibit

These works are designed to show a personal experience of place. The blurs of color that seem almost randomly arranged represent how I view my surroundings. I break down the things I see into their most basic elements: line, shape and color. By appreciating each element individually, it enables me to have a great understanding of how every part comes together to create what we visually experience. More ...

All Library Materials Are Due 5/11/16

All library and interlibrary loan materials are due Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  Please renew before May 11, or return all your library materials before you leave campus (or better yet, as soon as you’re done with them!). You can renew your books by logging into your account in ALEX. You may not renew interlibrary loan materials. ILLs are nonrenewable at this time, and must be returned. Questions?  Contact the Circulation Department at askcirc@hamilton.edu or 315-859-4479. More ...

Burke Library Food Policy

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.     More ...

Spring 2016 Burke-Shops!

Burke-Shops are workshops, often peer-led, designed to teach the Hamilton community useful skills in both research and educational technology. Current topics include, but not limited to, creating bibliographies and organizing your research using RefWorks, organizing your email, locating primary sources for history assignments, and using InDesign to create eye catching layouts.  Later in the semester, we will offer workshops on topics such as creating maps using ArcGIS Online, using Microsoft Excel, and advanced research skills for neuroscience, psychology and biochemistry majors. More ...

Group Collaborative Illumination/Print Projects by Art History/Literature 220

In groups of 2-3 each, students in Nhora Serrano’s Visual Narratives: Images With(In) Books course were responsible for a collaborative illumination and/or print that ‘considered’ the tenets of “visual textuality,” i.e. images with(in) books.  This interdisciplinary assignment provided the opportunity for students to interrogate the genres of illumination manuscripts and print culture within a visual studies critical lens and in a hands-on manner.  More ...

Prints Now on Display

The prints now hanging on the third floor were produced by students for the poet Lucas de Lima's visit to Hamilton College on April 1, 2016.  Excerpts from de Lima's book of poems, WET LAND, were typeset and printed letterpress on torn-paper collages made from a de-accessioned edition of Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical sketches.  In an edition of 75, no two prints are the same.    More ...

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