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The Maddux Tapestry: Adding Context in Special Collections

This post was written by Lindsey Bonin ’22, the Exhibits Intern in Special Collections & Archives for Spring 2022. When you first walk into the Special Collections & Archives reading…

Student Art in the Library: The Contributions of Trinity Women

While this blog entry will be posted at a later date, I sit down to write it on the celebration of International Women’s Day. I’ve received some notes, from colleagues…

Welcome Back to Coates Library, Fall 2021
Welcome Back for Fall 2021

Welcome back to our returning students and greetings to our first-years! The library is one of the main hubs of our campus, and we’re happiest when we see lots of…

Celebrating the retirements of the library faculty and staff
Celebrating Library Retirements

The library is celebrating the retirements of five amazing women, each of whom has worked in the library for over 30 years. We celebrate the past retirement of Meredith Elsik…

Interview with Sara Kate Phelps
Library Tips & Advice: Interview with Student Sara Kate Phelps

We had a chance to chat with Sara Kate Phelps, Trinity senior and library student worker. She shared advice about using the library, tips for preparing for midterms, and information…

Welcome Back Fall 2020
Welcome to All Our Students, New & Returning Tigers!

This academic semester, and perhaps year, will be an unprecedented experience for students, faculty, and staff alike. Some of you will be taking classes here in person, while others will…

Library Space Force - Library Building Team Update
Library Space Force (It’s Not What You Think)

This is Coates Library. And this is Coates Library in numbers. 4 floors 164,307 square feet 317,619 annual visitors That’s a lot of space, and a lot of people moving…

ILL Student Worker Angel Ramirez
Getting to Know Student Angel Ramirez

We asked Angel Ramirez, ILL Student Worker and Trinity University Senior, a few questions to get to know him better and to tell us a little about his take on…

150 Years of Trinity Library
150 Years of Trinity Library

The library’s history closely follows the fortunes of the University. And like Trinity, the library has adapted with each stage of growth. Here’s a very short history of the collection…

feedback week is coming
Feedback Week Is Coming!

Mark your calendars! The library’s marketing and outreach team will be asking for your feedback the last week of October – Monday Oct. 28th through Thursday Oct. 31st. Be sure to…