Monthly Archives: May 2012

Citizen Archivist

Take a study break with Citizen Archivist as you wrap up the term and head into summer! Using this website, you can help identify and tag photos in the National Archive. Choose your “mission” and get going! National Archivist David Ferriero spoke at Dartmouth recently, introducing us to Citizen Archivist and many other awesome new [...] 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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New at Feldberg!

The Fundamentals of Imaging Business Games for Management and Economics Mathematical Modeling in Science and Engineering Pharmageddon Using Stata for Quantitative Analysis Venture Capital & Private Equity Come in and pick up a book today!   Filed under: Uncategorized Continue reading

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Is Not My Word Like Fire

Long before he dreamed of Dartmouth College, Eleazer Wheelock was a key player in “The Great Awakening.” The religious revival of the 1740s enflamed church and civil life in New England. Its stern vision of personal piety and salvation challenged the … 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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Introducing the String Binding

Along with processing serial titles for commercial binding, I’ve been working on some in-house treatments for magazines and small pamphlets. Usually, serial titles are sent out to a commercial binder to be bound in hard covers. Occasionally however … Continue reading

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Librarians Attend Annual Medical Library Association Meeting

Laura Cousineau, Tom Mead, and Cindy Stewart, librarians from the Biomedical Libraries, recently attended the annual meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA). The conference was located in Seattle, WA, from May 18-23. The meeting provided opportunities to hear interesting and thought-provoking speakers, such as Steven Johnson (author of seven books, including Where Good Ideas [...] Continue reading

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Help your Students Become Better Searchers

We all use Google. Yes, even your librarians do. More and more content is added to the Internet every day. An increasing amount of published material is searchable through Google search, not just via Google Scholar. We know that students often use the simple Google search box with a natural language query and little more [...] Continue reading

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Now Serving …

For the past 230 years, the land that is now occupied by the Hanover Inn has been the site of an inn or tavern. The first proprietor on site was Captain Ebenezer Brewster who had come up from Connecticut with Eleazar Wheelock to serve as the College St… Continue reading

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Game On

Rauner Library wants you for the “Five Ws” – who, what, where, when, and potentially why. We’ve collaborated with Digital Humanities Professor Mary Flanagan and Tiltfactor.org to create a series of games based on our large collection of Dartmouth rela… Continue reading

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