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American Archives Month
American Archives Month

Every October the archival community and repositories across the states celebrate American Archives Month.  This is a way to spread awareness about the importance of archives and the value of…

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…

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…

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…