The last day of classes may have been Friday, but we haven’t gone anywhere. So bring us your questions from “How do I cite 2 different articles by the same author in MLA?” (The answer is on p. 225 of the MLA Writers’ Handbook) to “I’m preparing for summer research and I need… “. Reference librarians will be at the Reference Desk during our regular hours through exam week. So “come on down”, or text us or call us, or IM us. We’re still here!
Well, button my bodice and blow out a candle!
Happy Birthday Jane Austen!!!
(The Google Doodle may have forgotten, but we did not…)
Celebrate Jane Austen’s birthday at the Colgate Bookstore sale.
Or check out some Austen Lit from Colgate Libraries. Here are a few…
And for more Austen than is advisable, check out the Jane Austen society’s Jane Austen Info page
In honor of the life and work of South African revolutionary, statesman and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela: a very short selection of some of the biographical materials in Colgate University Libraries’ collection.
Frontline. Long walk of Nelson Mandela [videorecording]
[United States] : PBS Home Video, 
The Center for Research Libraries, of which Colgate is a member, will purchase eight valuable microform and reprint collections through this year’s Purchase Proposal Program. These sets, valued at $125,886, will soon be available through interlibrary loan from CRL. See the list of sources purchased on the CRL webpage.
Many major collections can be too costly for individual institutions, and are not readily available through interlibrary loan. Through the CRL Purchase Proposal Program, libraries nominate microform and hard copy collections for CRL purchase. Participation in this cooperative purchase program is one of the benefits of a CRL membership.
Click here for more information about the Center for Research libraries.
Looking for study space in Case-Geyer? Follow our twitter account @ColgateULibraries for updates in the afternoon and evening. We start Wed, Dec. 11th around 4:00pm
The sun shows through Stonehenge on Winter Solstice <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:StonehengeSunrise1980s.jpg>
December is full of holidays, many coincide with the Winter Soltice. As daylight grows shorter, cultures around the world have marked the season with festivities since ancient times. There are enough holidays in December for all persuasions. Pick out yours with these library resources.
Holidays, festivals, and celebrations of the world dictionary : detailing more than 3,000 observances from all 50 states and more than 100 nations : a compendious reference guide to popular, ethnic, religious, national, and ancient holidays … / edited by Cherie D. Abbey c2010
CASE Ref. GT3925 .H64 2010
Religious celebrations [electronic resource] : an encyclopedia of holidays, festivals, solemn observances, and spiritual commemorations / J. Gordon Melton, editor ; with James A. Beverley, Christopher Buch, Constance A. Jones c2011
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Encyclopedia of American folklife [electronic resource] / Simon J. Bronner, editor
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The new book lists are updated monthly and have featured a list of all the newly cataloged acquisitions including books, CD’s, videos, and other material. These lists are organized by the first Subject Heading or by Classification Number.
The new videos lists are a subset of the new titles created as a separate list to make them easier to browse and a summary of the video is included.
The New Reference Books (print and digital) is a monthly report of the print and digital reference titles added.
JournalFinder and ArticleLinker are unavailable at this time. The provider has been notified but there is no estimated time when service will be restored. We will update this blog entry when we have more information.
Service restored – 2:40 p.m. December 5, 2013
This morning U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin in Manhattan agreed with Google Inc that its scanning of books and making snippets of text was not only fair use, but a socially beneficial, transformative use of copyrighted works. Google Authors Guild Inc et al v. Google Inc, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 05-08136 for more detail