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Library/ ITS Staff Present Strategic Planning Poster

Hamilton librarians Glynis Asu and Carolyn Carpan and ITS staff members Maureen Scoones and Nikki Reynolds presented a poster at the biannual Association of College & Research Libraries conference in Philadelphia on March 31.  More ...

Interviews with Jazz Greats Available Online

A collection of 300 audio interviews with jazz musicians, arrangers, writers and critics, the jazz greats and the supporting cast from the 1930s to the present, is now available online and free to the public courtesy of the Hamilton College Jazz Archive. Listeners can click on a link and read the transcripts or listen to interviews with some of jazz’s most well-known musicians, including Dave Brubeck, Lionel Hampton, Oscar Peterson and George Shearing as well as former members of bands led by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton and the Dorsey Brothers.  More ...

Dorothy Shakespear - Untitled (Abstract Landscape) - Gift of Omar S. Pound '51, Copyright Estate of Omar S. Pound
Emerson Gallery Lends to Guggenheim in Venice

Works from Hamilton’s art collection are currently on view at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy, as part of the exhibition, The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-1918. The Emerson Gallery lent four paintings by English artist Dorothy Shakespear (1886-1973), wife of Ezra Pound, Class of 1905, to the exhibition  More ...

Hewitts Publish Article in Library Journal

“Ability, Assistance, and Collaboration in Academic Library Assessment,” an article by Assistant Dean of Faculty for Institutional Research Gordon Hewitt and Reference Librarian Rebecca Troendle Hewitt, was published in the November issue of the electronic journal Library Philosophy and Practice (LPP).  More ...

Randall Ericson
Ericson Compiles Solzhenitsyn Bibliography
Couper Librarian Randall Ericson has compiled a bibliography of the works of prominent 20th century author and Nobel prize winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Spanning the years 1962-75, it includes translations of Solzhenitsyn’s work into all languages, as well as miscellaneous non-literary works such as letters and Solzhenitsyn’s statements to the Soviet Writers’ Union. One of the Solzhenitsyn’s most recognized and celebrated publications, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, was first published in 1962. More ...
A new publication from Couper Press, <em>Visiting the Shakers, 1850-1899</em>
Couper Press Publishes New Volume
The Richard W. Couper Press has issued a new publication, Visiting the Shakers, 1850-1899: Watervliet, Hancock, Tyringham, New Lebanon, edited by Glendyne R. Wergland. This is a companion to her earlier volume published by the Couper Press in 2007, which covered 1788-1849. Visitors to Shaker communities recorded impressions of Shaker life, material culture, and worship. These 85 accounts provide a valuable window into Shaker life. More ...
Carolyn Carpan
Carpan Elected ACRL Member-at-Large
Carolyn Carpan, Burke Library’s director of public services, has been elected to serve as member-at-large on the executive committee of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) College Libraries Section. Her two year term will begin at the end of June. More ...
Tracy Mitrano
Cornell's Tracy Mitrano Details Copyright Problems Facing Higher Education
Although many people might think of copyright issues as being contemporary, they emerged in legal discourse as early as the 16th century after the invention of the printing press and have been adapting to technological innovations ever since. In her April 29 lecture, Cornell's Tracy Mitrano discussed “Copyright Conundrums: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow,” and addressed what she believes to be the most pressing copyright problems facing higher education. Mitrano’s talk was part of the Couper Phi Beta Kappa Lecture series which was established in 2005 to honor Hamilton alumnus Richard “Dick” Couper ’44.
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Tracy Mitrano
Couper Phi Beta Kappa Lecture Presents “Copyright Conundrums”
Tracy Mitrano, the director of IT Policy and Computer Policy and Law Programs for the Office of Information Technologies at Cornell University, will give the Couper Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on Thursday, April 29, at 4:10 p.m., in the Science Center Kennedy Auditorium. Her lecture is titled “Copyright Conundrums: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow” and is free and open to the public. More ...
Carolyn Carpan
Carpan Publishes Column in College & Undergraduate Libraries
Carolyn Carpan, Burke Library’s director of public services, has published “Introducing Information Literacy 2.0,” the first installment of her new column “Library Services in the Age of Google.” The column appears in the latest edition of College & Undergraduate Libraries, a quarterly journal that provides practical information for the librarians and staff of undergraduate institutions. More ...
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