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Starting in the 1980's, TASCHEN changed the art book market, creating high-quality books that were accessible to everyone. Check out some examples of TASCHEN books from our collection!

Learn more at the TASCHEN web site: https://www.taschen.com/

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ConnectNY: Last Days to Renew and Request Books

The last day to renew books from ConnectNY was March 13.

The last day to request books from ConnectNY is April 15.

For more information, please refer to ConnectNY FAQ.

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85 Years of Skidmore News now in Digital Collections

The digitization of the Skidmore News, Skidmore's campus newspaper, is finally complete!

The full-text for all 85 years of print (1925-2009) is now available through the library's Digital Collections: http://digitalcoll.skidmore.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15968coll1 

To learn about the Skidmore News, click here.

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Altered Books Contest

If you have been longing for a creative outlet to get you through the end of winter, look no further: 
It’s time for the Fourth Annual Lucy Scribner Library Altered Book Contest! The winning entrant(s) will be presented with the coveted Lucy Scribner Trophy. Once the entries are in, come vote for your favorites.

To get ideas, check out our gallery of past contest entries in Creative Matter:

2018 Contest

2017 Contest

2016 Contest 

Contest details:

  • We can supply you with a book or you are welcome to use your own. Just stop by the Circulation Desk in Scribner Library anytime to request a book to alter if you need one. (Rest assured these books are not from our current library collections!)
  • Completed books will be accepted at the Circulation Desk in Scribner Library through 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12.
  • Entries will be on display for voting in Scribner Library from Friday, April 12 through noon on Friday, April 19. Everyone on campus is invited to vote for their favorite altered books. The entry with the most votes wins.
  • Winners will be announced on Friday, April 19.

For more information about altered books, see our Altered Books guide at: http://libguides.skidmore.edu/alteredbooks.

If you have questions, come to Scribner Library and ask anyone!

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Push your research skills to the limit! Learn more here.

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