March 26, 2014

Recent library acquisitions

An updated list of recent library acquisitions has been posted, including both books and films, viewable by subject, department, or call number. The list includes: Medieval dogs / Kathleen Walker-Meikle Return from the natives : how Margaret Mead won the Second World War and lost the Cold War / Peter Mandler Guide to contemporary New […]

March 26, 2014

Encyclopaedia of Islam online

Library users now have access to the electronic version of Encyclopaedia of Islam, a fundamental research tool for those studying Islam and the history of the Middle East. Connect to Encyclopaedia of Islam, second edition Connect to Encyclopaedia of Islam, third edition Connect to Historical Atlas of Islam

March 26, 2014

Group swimming lessons in full swing

Recreation Services is halfway through its Session 1 group swim lessons.  Session 2 will take place June 2-18 and Session 3 will be July 7-23. Read more on the Rec Services announcements page Learn more about the Learn to Swim Program Read the brochure to sign up [PDF]

March 26, 2014

Job openings, updated March 26

The following job openings are posted on the Human Resources website: research and instruction librarian water safety (swim lesson) instructor technical services librarian assistant director of residence life director of digital infrastructure custodian director of the Annual Fund Visit the job opportunity webpage

March 3, 2014

Interest high in online faculty articles

The three most accessed faculty articles in 2013—one by Lyle Hoffman and two by Chris Ruebeck—in the Lafayette Digital Repository were viewed over 1,000 times each. See the top five articles in divisional categories Submit an article to the repository

January 7, 2014

More historical newspapers available

Cover-to-cover, full-image historical backfiles of the Los Angeles Times (1881-1990) and the Wall Street Journal (1877-1996) are now available to Lafayette users. These additions to the collection of U.S. historical newspapers join the New York Times (1851-2009), Chicago Tribune (1849-1989), and Washington Post (1877-1996). Connect to the Los Angeles Times historical backfile Connect to the Wall Street Journal historical backfile Connect to all of Lafayette’s […]

October 21, 2013

Live webcam airing Oechsle Center construction

A live webcam is showing the construction of the Oechsle Center for Global Education. View the construction