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Research Can Be Essential

My recent book, The Living Moment: Modernism in a Broken World, was published by the Northwestern University Press and was my tenth book. In 2001 the Yale University Press published my Smiling Through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Renewal of Higher … Continue reading

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Books Are Made Through Conversations

Writing a book can often feel like an isolating endeavor. It requires finding a wellspring of concentration, focus, and inspiration in the midst of a busy life. It is a process that involves quieting the mind as much as it … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Book Day: Remembering Fenway Park

Coming from Texas, football was always The One Sport to Rule Them All.  We take our pigskins seriously. You can imagine my surprise, then, moving up to New Hampshire and hearing the awed tones of those around me speaking of … Continue reading

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What Are Your Favorite Apps?

Recently we asked the Library staff to tell us which iPad apps they like and think would be of interest to the Dartmouth community. Here’s the list; many of these are also compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch and some … Continue reading

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The Valley News Online

You can search and browse the full text of Valley News articles through ProQuest from May 19, 2005 until the present. It also includes obituaries. Please note, the most recent issues are several days behind, but if you’re looking for … Continue reading

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A Novel Approach: Teaching Research through Narrative

The Dartmouth College Archives are full of great stories. With a history as long and varied as ours, there is always something interesting to uncover. We tend to get most excited when we find a story with good teaching or … Continue reading

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Medium Rare Books

What makes a book rare, valuable, or special? Rauner Library has, among other treasures, a first folio of Shakespeare, a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible, and a cuneiform tablet.  The Baker-Berry stacks have editions of Shakespeare that are assigned in … Continue reading

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Library Instructional Assessment at Saint Anselm College and Keene State College

As part of the Spring 2012 professional development programming, Education & Outreach sponsored a talk by Jeff Waller, Head of Reference and Instruction Services at Saint Anselm College’s Geisel Library and Kathy Halverson, Assistant Dean/Head of Public Services at Keene … Continue reading

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