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Every semester during study days and finals, the library provides an activity table so that students can take a study break. Origami is one of the crafts provides, and hundreds of pieces of paper are used to create fun, quirky, and wonderful works. We asked students to show off their skills and contribute their pieces, The origami in this display was created by students during finals in spring 2018.

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A new donation of Arthurian rare books given by alum Kathryn (Katey) Winant, Skidmore Class of 1948, was used in a collaborative effort between the Department of Special Collections and EN229H Intro to Medieval Literature students to create an exhibit highlighting significant works in the collection. Students traveled to visit the donor and interviewed her for context behind the donation and the collection’s history, designed the exhibit and wrote descriptive labels, and developed a catalog of the exhibit.

The exhibit is on display in the library lobby.

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New Gun Regulation and Legislation in America collection in the HeinOnline database: 

  • Compiled legislative & judicial materials
  • Links to scholarly articles
  • Extensive bibliography
  • External resources for further research


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Browzine

The library is trialing BrowZine during the month of April.  This resource provides a more intuitive way to browse our collection of online journals.  You can quickly access the full-text of journal issues, browse for journals in different subject areas, and create a virtual bookshelf of favorite titles.

Give BrowZine a try then tell us what you think!  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your opinions and feedback.

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Arguably the unofficial mascot of Skidmore, eastern gray squirrels are a common sight around campus whether popping out of garbage cans or scampering down trees.  A new exhibit in the library lobby, running through April, looks at the biology and fascinating history of this particular squirrel species. 

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