2023 Campus Poetry Walk

Submit a poem to the Campus Poetry Walk.  Deadline: February 24.  The gate and entrance to Holy Cross are in the background.

All members of the campus community (students, staff, administrators, faculty) are invited to submit a poem, which will be posted on a sign along a designated campus walking path. 23 eligible poems will be chosen by a selection committee.
Please consider the following Guidelines:
Choose a piece of music from Naxos Music Library and write a poem inspired by your selection.
Poems must be UNPUBLISHED works
Poems should be appropriate for all ages to enjoy
A digital version will be created for virtual enjoyment of the walk.
Longer poems (more than 20 lines) may be abbreviated or reformatted due to space constraints, but will be presented in whole with the digital version.
Library Services reserves the right/responsibility to determine eligibility.

Please submit your poem by February 24, 2023.

Use this form to submit your poem: https://forms.gle/VC4Mc9r3NjrYKG436 by February 24, 2023.
Questions? Email Digital Scholarship Librarian Lisa Villa lvilla@holycross.edu

Holy Cross Libraries Hours Update

Holy Cross Libraries Hours January 21 - January 24

The Dinand, Music and Science Libraries will be closed this weekend, January 21 and 22. Each library will have special hours Monday, January 23 with our Academic Year hours beginning for all the libraries on Tuesday, January 24. Find the full schedule at: https://www.holycross.edu/holy-cross-libraries/holy-cross-libraries-hours
We wish everyone a good start to the semester!





Holy Cross Libraries Winter Break Schedule

Holy Cross Libraries Winter Break Schedule

Winter break hours have begun at the Holy Cross Libraries. For the full schedule, please visit the Libraries Hours page at https://www.holycross.edu/holy-cross-libraries/holy-cross-libraries-hours
Happy Holidays!





Take a Break at Dinand Library

Take a Break at Dinand Library, Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10 am to 5 pm, Room 101B, snacks, tea and cocoa, crafts, puzzles, calm music, space to relax.  Holy Cross Libraries and The Counseling Center.

Stop by the conference room (room 101B) of Dinand Library on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm to take a break from studying and relax and recharge. There will be snacks, warm drinks, crafts, puzzles, and calm music and videos. Good luck on your finals!





Citation Frustration Stations Begin December 4th

Drop-In Citation Help, In-Person & Zoom Dates

Drop-in with a librarian for help citing sources. The Writer’s Workshop will also be present during the dates marked with an asterisk (*). We can help you with any citation style, including Chicago, MLA, APA, ASA, and more! The Citation Frustration Stations will be held:

Sun, Dec 4, 8-10pm, Dinand 203 hosted by Peer Consultant
Thurs, Dec 8, 1-3pm, Swords Atrium
Fri, Dec 9, 10am-12pm, Cool Beans
Sun, Dec 11, 7-9pm, Dinand Lobby/ZOOM
Mon, Dec 12, 1-3pm*, Cool Beans
Wed, Dec 14, 10am-12pm*, Dinand Lobby
Wed, Dec 14, 6pm-8pm*, ZOOM
Thurs, Dec 15, 2pm-4pm*, Dinand Lobby

This event is open to members of the Holy Cross community. Zoom links will be posted in MyHC. We hope to see you there!





Hiring Peer Research Consultant for Spring 2023

Peer Research Consultant, open to classes of 2024 & 2025, starts Spring 2023, workstudy eligibility not required

We are now hiring a Peer Research Consultant to start in Spring 2023. If you like doing research, want to gain teaching or tutoring experience, and can commit to two semesters in this position, we want to talk to you! Interested? Learn more here: https://sites.google.com/g.holycross.edu/prcs/home
Applications are due December 16!





Authors on the Hill Lecture Series

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The Holy Cross Libraries are pleased to host Professor Lee Oser for the “Authors on the Hill” lecture series. Join us Monday, Dec. 5 at 3:30 pm in the Browsing Room, Dinand Library. Professor Oser will present his recently published novel, “Old Enemies.”
This event will also be live-streamed. Register at: https://tinyurl.com/AOTH-oser

For more information, please contact Digital Scholarship Librarian Lisa Villa at: lvilla@holycross.edu





Archives & Distinctive Collections Fall Open House

Fall on the Hill Open House 2022, Friday, October 28, 2022, 2pm to 4 pm., Archives, 3rd Floor.

Have you ever wondered what kinds of books, objects, and documents live in the Holy Cross Archives? Join us in the Archives for our Fall Open House on Friday the 28th. This is your chance to come explore the reading room and talk to the Archives staff. With Halloween right around the corner, we’ll have some of our spooky items on display. Whether you want to look at old yearbook pictures or see a creepy baby doll, we have so much to show you for Fall on the Hill in the Archives. Attend and be entered into a raffle for a GrubHub gift card!