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Research Librarian Kristin Strohmeyer assists local high school students in Burke Library.
High School Students Learn about College Level Research

Hamilton played host to a group of senior high school students from the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill (VVS) Central School District on May 19. Students from the AP English and AP Biology classes spent the day working on information literacy skills to better prepare them for college.  More ...

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Forrest, Strohmeyer and Festine Present at ACRL Conference

Three Burke Library staff members presented on May 19 at the Eastern New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference in Oswego, N.Y.  More ...

Susan B. Anthony's signature on a letter found in Hamilton's Archives
Letters of Noted Suffragist Unearthed in Archives

You never know what you’re going to find in the Hamilton College Archives. With a collection as extensive and varied as Hamilton’s, it can sometimes be months or even years before documents in the collection are fully processed and understood. For example, Special Collections Coordinator Mark Tillson recently unearthed a file of letters from noted suffragist Charlotte Wilbour, wife of Egyptologist Charles Edwin Wilbour, whose papers the College also possesses.  More ...

Couper Press Makes Mark in Publishing World

In publishing circles, “essential” isn’t a word to be tossed around lightly. Although every academic book advances our understanding of its subject in some way, there are not many books that are so vital to a field that scholars can’t work without them.   More ...

Ezra Pound
Hamilton to Host Lecture on Ezra Pound and the Troubadours

Hamilton College will host an illustrated lecture examining Ezra Pound’s work with the troubadour repertoire on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m, in the Burke Library Commons. Anne Azéma, renowned performer and scholar of medieval music, will present the lecture in conjunction with Director of Special Collections Christian Goodwillie.  More ...

Poet Agha Shahid Ali
Hamilton to Celebrate Life and Work of Poet Agha Shahid Ali

Hamilton College will celebrate the life and work of poet Agha Shahid Ali on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m., in the Burke Library Commons.  One of Kashmir’s most celebrated poets, Shahid taught at Hamilton in the early 1990s.  Burke Library has an extensive archive of his work in its Special Collections. The event will feature community poetry readings, reminiscences, music and birthday refreshments.  More ...

Research Librarians Speak at Clinton Central

On Dec.17, Hamilton Research Librarians Laura Festine and Kristin Strohmeyer spent the day at the Clinton Central School speaking to four sections of 11th grade English about critical thinking skills, plagiarism and college research expectations.  More ...

Ken Herold presents at the First International Conference on the Philosophy of Information in China.
Herold Presents at Information Conference in China

Director of Library Information Systems Ken Herold presented at the First International Conference on the Philosophy of Information in China held Oct. 18 – 21 at Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China.  More ...

America’s Music/Film Series Presents “Latin Rhythms”

“Latin Rhythms from Mambo to Hip Hop” is the theme of the sixth session in the America’s Music film history screenings and musical performances, sponsored by the Kirkland Town Library (KTL) and Hamilton’s Burke Library.  More ...

Goodwillie Co-Authors Book on Western Shakers

Christian Goodwillie, director and curator of Special Collections and archives, co-authored a book on Shaker hymns titled Richard McNemar, Music, and the Western Shaker Communities: “Branches of One Living Tree.” The book presents a study of the Shakers’ movement west during the early 19th century.  More ...

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