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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 junior 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…

You belong here
You Belong Here!

And Our Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Says So. You may have noticed a large new poster in the library. But why put up a statement about our commitment…

Legends of the Library
Legends of the Library: Restless, Roaming, Rattling, and Reading

Author’s note:  The library has suffered very, very few unexplained power outages during my 17 years of employment here.  No lie, one of these occurred when I started writing the…

The Shushing of the Carts
The Shushing of the Carts

The library: A sanctuary of serene concentration, a respite from the chaos of campus life, a fortress of focus and freedom of thought.  Here is where students come to conquer…

Welcome Back - Library Updates
Welcome Back – Library Updates

Welcome back! After a quiet summer in the library, our staff is excited to see all the energy emanating from our students and faculty as they prepare for the new…