Great news! We have extended the loan period for books and DVDs, for all students and staff! All students and campus staff members are now able to borrow print books and DVDs for the entire semester. Please note that this only applies to print books and DVDs, and some materials, such as sheet music and graphic novels, still have a shorter loan period.
If you have any questions about the new loan period, leave a comment, or call the Circulation Desk at 508-793-2642.
The spring semester is coming! Winter break hours will end this Sunday. We will have special hours for Monday, January 21. Regular semester hours will resume Tuesday, January 22. You can find our full schedule here: https://www.holycross.edu/holy-c…/holy-cross-libraries-hours
We are looking forward to seeing everyone back on campus next week!
The Libraries’ winter break hours will begin this Sunday, December 16th. We will be open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. We will be closed Saturdays and Sundays, as well as December 22 – January 1st. Find our full schedule here: https://www.holycross.edu/holy-cross-libraries/holy-cross-libraries-hours
Enjoy your break!
Dinand Library will be open 24 hours for finals! We will open at 8:30 am on Sunday, December 2nd, and will not close again until 6 pm on Saturday, December 15th.
Find our full schedule here: https://www.holycross.edu/holy-cross-libraries/holy-cross-libraries-hours
Starting tomorrow, the Libraries will have special hours for Thanksgiving Break. Regular hours for each library will resume Monday, November 26th. Find the full schedule here: https://www.holycross.edu/holy-cross-libraries/holy-cross-libraries-hours All electronic resources, including our databases and e-books, will be available during this time.
We wish you a happy and restful Thanksgiving Break!
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, November 14, 2018, 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
*Hosted by Alicia Hansen and Laurie Ann Britt-Smith
Dinand Library and the Science Library will open at 6:30 am on November 1st, 5th, 8th and 12th.
Join the Holy Cross Libraries for a series of events during Open Access Week.
MON 10/22 OPEN ACCESS MOVIE NIGHT: “The Internet’s Own Boy”
7pm Seelos Theater (doors open at 6:30)
Award-winning documentary about the life and death of American computer programmer, political activist
and “hacktivist” Aaron Swartz, who questioned control of the Internet and issues affecting access to
TUE 10/23 LUNCH & LEARN: Copyright and Creative Commons
12-1pm Conference Room, Dinand Library
What is the difference between them? Why do they both matter? Learn more at this brief presentation.
Bring your own lunch; desserts and drinks will be provided.
THU 10/25 FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION
“Paywall: The Business of Scholarship”
3:30-5 pm Browsing Room, Dinand Library
New documentary addresses concern about the costs associated with for-profit scholarly publishing.
FRI 10/26 Celebrating CrossWorks- 5th Anniversary
2-3pm Conference Room, Dinand Library
Celebrate the success of our institutional repository. Discover the variety of works posted. Learn about the
For information, visit the Open Access Week LibGuide: https://libguides.holycross.edu/openaccessweek/2018
Questions? Contact Digital Scholarship Librarian Lisa Villa at email@example.com or 508-793-2767
The “Authors on the Hill” campus author series returns on Wednesday, October 17th at 4:30 pm. Join Professor Lee Oser for a reading and discussion of his 2017 novel “Oregon Confetti.” Information about the novel can be found here: Oregon Confetti.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 508-793-3886.
Starting Wednesday, August 29, 2018, Dinand Library will be open the following times during the regular semester:
Sunday: 8:30 am – 2:00 am
Monday: 7:30 am – 2:00 am
Tuesday: 7:30 am – 2:00 am
Wednesday: 7:30 am – 2:00 am
Thursday: 7:30 am – 2:00 am
Friday: 7:30 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Dinand Library will be open 24 hours during finals week in December and May.
For more details, visit our FAQ page here: http://hclibraries.ask.libraryh3lp.com/questions/36629
For anyone who would like to discuss the hours change with the Library Director Mark Shelton, there will be an open forum on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 6 pm in the Levis Browsing Room.