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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…

Announcing The Coates Library Research Thing Prizes
Announcing the Coates Library Research Thing Prizes

Celebrating Our Student Researchers and the “Things” They Create I’ve never made homemade biscuits before and might never do it again. Finding myself juggling a different kind of schedule and…

Reading Tugether and Starting Strong
Reading TUgether and Starting Strong
What Our First Year Students Can Teach Us Not very many people know that Trinity’s Class of 2023 completed their first college research assignment before they even stepped foot on...
6 Moments of Research “Failure” and How to Deal With Them

For all the summer researchers taking on bigger projects than they have experienced in their classes so far, for all the incoming first-years who will soon receive more rigorous research assignments than they have previously encountered, I hope this brief catalog of common research “failures” might, if nothing else, do away with some of the unnecessary secrecy.

Research Therapy - Library Anxiety
Research Therapy (Part 2)
Is “library anxiety” why students don’t like to ask librarians for help?   It’s totally a real thing that librarians research: students having “library anxiety.” In the 1970s and 1980s,...
Research Therapy - What are research appointments anyway?
Research Therapy (Part 1)
What are research appointments anyway? You probably have some idea about what a student research appointment with a librarian might entail. A little help with finding those five peer-reviewed sources...