Special Collections will be offering special Pop Up hours on Saturday, October 28th!  If you normally can’t get into Special Collections during the week, please take advantage of our special Saturday weekend hours on the 28th to visit.   The Pohndorff Room will be open from 9:00am-noon and 1pm-5:00pm.  Special Collections is home to Skidmore’s rare book collection and the archives of Skidmore’s history.

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The Lucy Scribner Library’s annual book sale is this Saturday, October 21, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm!

If you have books you want to donate to the sale, please bring them to the circulation desk on Wednesday (10/18) or Thursday (10/19).

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On behalf of the Department of Music and the Office of the Dean of Special Programs, the library would like to invite you to join us for a special informance with members of the Ensemble Connect.

They will be preforming a Bernstein Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

Location: Lucy Scribner Library, Harris Lobby
Date: Friday, October 20 at 12:15 pm

Ensemble Connect is a two-year fellowship program created in 2007 by Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. The residency’s goal is to improve arts education in New York City public schools and to train a new generation of professional musicians dedicated to arts education.

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LexisNexis Academic will soon be replaced by a new product with a more intuitive search platform: Nexis Uni. During the fall semester we are providing access to both resources, so that you may get familiar with Nexis Uni.

Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.

It provides:
•    Comprehensive, authoritative news content, including current coverage and deep archives
•    Extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790
•    Unparalleled business information on more than 80 million U.S. and international companies

LexisNexis will be retired at the end of December, 2017. For more information:

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The Great Pumpkin Challenge is back for its third year! It’s time to get creative as you glue, paint, sharpie and/or carve a pumpkin into a literary-inspired masterpiece that will go on display in the library from October 26th – 31st. Library patrons will vote for their favorite pumpkin with the winning pumpkin’s designer(s) receiving the ultimate literary-themed Halloween basket!

Skidmore College students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate individually or as a team. Enter using our form:

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