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James Portnow Lecture, Monday, February 19, 2018

James Portnow, game designer, and writer of Extra Credits, Extra History, and Extra Sci-fi will deliver a public lecture, "More Than a Pastime: A Promise to Future Generations," Campus Center Carrol Room 208, 6-7 p.m., Q & A 7-9 p.m.

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant Awarded to Smith College

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Smith College a grant to support academic art museum and library collaborations for use by the Smith College Libraries and Museum of Art. The grant was developed by Susan Fliss, Dean of Libraries, and Jessica Nicoll, Director and Chief Curator of the SCMA, in close collaboration with Samantha Earp, Vice President for Information Technology. The 18-month planning grant of $165,000 will be used to develop a collaborative, college-wide strategy to promote preservation, discovery and use of our campus cultural collections.

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Celebrate "I Love my Library Day" with Treats and Fun, February 13, 2018

The Smith Libraries' annual "I Love My Library Day" will be held at Hillyer, Josten, and Young Libraries on Tuesday, February 13. Visitors can make buttons and valentines, and snap a costume photo with friends at Young Library. Food and beverages will be available at Josten and Young Libraries 3:30-5 p.m. Josten will offer live piano jazz with Lisa Utzig '18 in the Mezzanine from 3:30-5 p.m.

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Open Educational Resources (OER) Faculty Meeting, February 12, 2018

The Libraries' Open Educational Resources (OER) project team and the Committee on the Library invite faculty to attend a panel presentation and open discussion on the use of OER in teaching on Monday, February 12, 12-1 p.m. in Campus Center 204. 

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Gaming Archives Project (GAP)

Meetings and game playthroughs are held in the KnowledgeLab, Seelye B4, every other Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. beginning February 9.

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Register for a Workshop in the Spatial Analysis Lab!

Mapping workshops are happening throughout the spring semester. Open to all! Sign up isn't necessary, but encouraged. See the full schedule:

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Drop-In Research Help

Librarians are available at Young, Hillyer, and Josten Libraries to help you with research for your papers and projects Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Stop by the main service desk and ask!

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Consultation Corner: A New Way to Research and Collaborate in Young Library

Young Library has a new consultation and collaboration area designed to make it easier for you to get the support, tools and knowledge you need.

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SIKOS + Smith Ukes, Friday, January 26, 2018

SIKOS (Smith Improv Komedy Organization of Smith College) and the Smith Ukes will kick off the spring Josten Live Fridays@Five series at 5 p.m. in the Josten Library Mezzanine.

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Welcome Transfers and Entering Students, January 23, 2018

New students will gather in the lobby of Young for a session in Bass 102, a tour of Young, and a visit to the Special Collections, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

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