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East Asian Collection At Coates Library
East Asian Collection

“The most precious treasure is never fully known.” -Song Dynasty poet Yang Wanli (1127 – 1206), “Bubbles On the Water” I certainly think this could be said about library collections….

Announcing The 2020 The Research Thing Prize Recipients
Announcing the 2020 Research Thing Prize Recipients

One of my joys as coordinator for the library’s annual research awards, now in its 14th year, is seeing the papers, posters, and web projects roll in as the deadline…

Interview with Student Alden Eckman
Getting to Know Student Alden Eckman

We asked Alden Eckman, Archives Student Worker and Trinity University Junior, a few questions to get to know her better and to tell us a little about her take on…

Dear First Year Students - A Look Back at Fall 2020
Dear First Year Students (A Look Back at Fall 2020)

Dear First Year Students, Well, we miss you already. True, those who taught First Year Experience (FYE) are glad to be finished grading, just as you are undoubtedly glad to…

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…

The Mural Project - Interview with Student Peyton Tvrdy
The Mural Project: Interview with Student Peyton Tvrdy

We sat down with Peyton Tvrdy,  Mellon Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow for Summer 2020. With the help of Librarian Elizabeth Poff, Peyton researched, cataloged and created a digital gallery of…

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…

Documenting Campus Closure and Remote Teaching
Documenting Campus Closure and Remote Teaching

Last semester the University Archives initiated a COVID-19 collecting project: Response and Impact: Perspectives from Trinity University on COVID-19. The purpose of this project is to document the effects the…

A Tribute Poster for Our Students
A Poster Tribute to Our Students

Dear Trinity Students, Inside the Library, it is quiet and empty and a bit sad despite the sunlight streaming in through the previously coveted window seats. We cannot hear the…

Library Heroes
Library Heroes

Librarians.  Stereotypically quiet and introverted, bespectacled and mousy, they perform an admirable and important job, but let’s be honest, they’re pretty boring, right?  Well, like people in any profession, they…