With the Performance Design Archive Online, theatre students and researchers can truly see "behind the scenes" of the world's greatest dramatic performances. It is the first comprehensive, international collection that covers all aspects of theater production design, from the 17th century through to the present day, including scenic and set design, lighting design, sound design, costume design, and makeup. Bringing together essential books and periodicals, archival material, and specially commissioned instructional videos, the collection will cover design concepts for a broad range of performance types, including dance, theatre, opera, and music.

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Political Science Complete covers political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. It provides nearly 700 full-text journals, 300 reference books, and conference papers, including those from the International Political Science Association.

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NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications. Researchers can easily explore tens of millions of current and archived news articles and obituaries in order to pinpoint information from primary sources at the local, state, regional, national and international levels.

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Join us for a week of wellness events in the library!

Monday 11/6, 12:00 pm
Make Wellness Kits with Peer Health Educators
Location: 1st Floor near Research Help Desk

Tuesday 11/7, 12:15 pm
Guided Meditation with Religious and Spiritual Life
Location: 2nd Floor Apse Overlooking Case Center

Wednesday, 11/8, 3:00 pm
DIY Aromatherapy Blends & Healthy Snacks with Peer Health Educators
Location: 1st Floor Room 126. Snacks near Research Help Desk

Thursday, 11/9, 1:00 pm
Yoga with Religious and Spiritual Life (Bring your own mat!)
Location: 2nd Floor Apse Overlooking Case Center

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A Scribner Library exhibit in celebration of the New York State centennial of woman’s suffrage is currently on view in the library lobby. Come see the exhibit and learn about Skidmore College’s role in the 1917 NYS vote for women’s rights.

On November 6th, exactly 100 years to the day, attendees at the exhibit’s opening reception had the opportunity to participate in a mock vote on the suffrage amendment. With 98 ballots cast, the NYS Woman Suffrage amendment passed with 97 Yes votes and 1 No vote.


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