The libraries will have special hours for Spring Break, starting this Friday, February 28th. Regular hours for all libraries will resume Monday, March 9th. Find the full schedule for each library on our homepage: https://www.holycross.edu/holy-cross-libraries/holy-cross-libraries-hours
Have a wonderful break!
The Library currently has trial access to a ProQuest / Alexander Street Press collection of theatre resources. The trial is currently live, and will end March 31, 2020.
The Theatre, Performance and Design Collection includes:
Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection
The Broadway HD Collection
The Royal Shakespeare Company Collection
Performance Design Archive Collection
Theatre in Context Collection
Theatre in Video: Volumes I & II
National Theatre Collection
It combines the most important video content types used in theatre education (filmed stage performances, master classes, documentaries, and training material) with previously unpublished production designs, reference texts, and top-of-the-line teaching tools.
If you are on-campus, you can access the trial via this link: https://trials.proquest.com/access?token=EWGXSIMAzxaGOegHMEgQUawPe
If you are off-campus, please access Academic Video Online (AVON) and choose My Collections from the drop down menu on the top left-hand side of the screen to view the trial collections.
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Tomorrow at 12:30 in O’Neil 112, join Science Librarian Barbara Merolli, who will give a presentation about her volunteer work in Africa. This event is hosted by the Department of Biology, as part of the Schaeffer Family Series Seminar. We hope to see you there!
Barbara Merolli Flyer Feb. 25
Join Professor Jorge Santos on Wednesday, February 19, from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., for a reading and discussion of his recent publication, “Graphic Memories of the Civil Rights Movement: Reframing History in Comics.”
This event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the Levis Browsing Room of Dinand Library. Light refreshments will be served. For questions, contact Outreach Librarian Laura Wilson at email@example.com.
The Archives and Special Collections Department recently created a new display entitled, “Women on Mount St. James.” Visit Dinand’s Main Reading Room and second floor to see ephemera highlighting women’s organizations, academic achievements, and athletic history at Holy Cross.
Questions? Contact the Archives and Special Collections Department at: (508) 793-2570.
The Dreaded “P” Word – Plagiarism:
What it is, what it isn’t, and how to avoid it in the first place
A one-hour workshop with activities and snacks for anyone interested in acquiring better techniques for reading, researching, and writing.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 5pm in Scalia Classroom in Dinand
Learn skills to improve project planning to avoid accidental plagiarism
Learn how to identify useful, credible sources and assess existing scholarship
Practice techniques for engaged reading of sources and purposeful note-taking
Integrate summary and paraphrase of sources into their writing
Understand why citation and documentation is important
Properly cite research to avoid appearance of plagiarism
Alicia Hansen, Head of Research, Teaching & Learning in the Libraries
Professor Laurie Ann Britt-Smith, Director of the Center for Writing