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new faces and roles in the library
Look What They Did to My Face! (aka, the annual “welcome back” blog post from your library director)

Yes, this is our annual blog post from your library director, to introduce some new names to you and to wish others farewell.  Pardon the click-baity title, but it’s apt….

CHris Nolan at the reference desk
Chris Nolan retires after 35 years of service

Chris Nolan retires this month after 35 years of service at Coates Library. Professor Nolan has been a faculty member and librarian at Trinity since 1987, succeeding in rank and…

How do you become a librarian panel discussion
How Do You Become a Librarian?

There are many different paths individuals can take to become a librarian. Predominantly, librarians start with a background in the humanities (e.g. English, History), but there is no required field…

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…

Archives Report Semester Update
Update from the Trinity Archives

Trinity Archives has been busy. Check out all that they have accomplished for Spring 2021! Loading…

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…

Interview with Librarian Abra Schnur
Interview with Librarian Abra Schnur

In our blog segment “Interview with a Librarian” we sat down with our newest librarian, University Archivist and Records Manager Abra Schnur, to find out more about her! 1. Tell…

Interview with a Librarian - Grant Hardaway
Interview with Librarian Grant Hardaway

In our blog segment “Interview with a Librarian” we sat down with our newest librarian, Grant Hardaway, to find out more about him! 1. What is your position in the…

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…

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…