Stop by the Library and check out our Holiday Reading display! With finals almost over, and the semester wrapping up, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a good book….Happy Holidays from the Library!
On a bitter cold December morning in 1906, crowds gathered at the corner of Main and St. Paul Streets as a catastrophic fire swept through Burlington’s premier hotel, the American House. Local photographer B. Benton Barker rushed over from his studio and home on College Street to capture the scene. He soon published his images […]Continue reading
The Inaugural Ugly Sweater Contest Hosted by the Champlain College Library In-person competition: Monday, December 8th, 2014 3:00-3:45pm, outside of the Tower Room on the 1st floor If you can’t make it, compete online! Submit a photo of you in your ugly sweater by tweeting @champlib with #champsweater or post to our Champlain College Library […]Continue reading
On Saturday, Champlain celebrated the opening of the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry. Want to learn more about Appreciative Inquiry? Stop by the display at the main desk in Miller Information Commons and check out a book on the topic!
Ninety-six years ago, on November 11, 1918, a victory parade was held in downtown Burlington to mark the end of World War I. This postcard from Champlain’s Llewellyn Collection of Vermont History commemorates the moment when crowds gathered to watch soldiers march up Church Street. The following year, November 11 would become a national holiday […]Continue reading
Did you miss President Laackman’s book talk? Here are his choices: Thucydides – Peloponnesian War Jane Austen – Persuasion Mark Helprin – Winter’s Tale Neal Stephenson – The Diamond Age Stephen Covey – Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Thomas Neff – You’re In Charge – Now What? David Eggers – Hologram for the King […]Continue reading
Join us this Wednesday, November 5th, 2014, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Vista Room, Miller Information Commons In a 2012 post to his blog Don’s Desk, Champlain President Don Laackman wrote of his quest to read more, “I don’t want to just read more; I want to read more stuff with which I can connect. […]Continue reading
Happy Haunting everyone. We love Halloween here at the Miller Information Commons! Stop by and check out our wonderful display of books about ghosts, witches, monsters and other frightening creatures. Be sure to grab a Halloween button and a bookmark on the table near the display. And remember…. Read something spooky and have a safe […]Continue reading
The days are getting shorter, the leaves are in need of raking, and there’s a distinct chill in the air which can only mean one thing: time for CHILI! On Thursday, Nov. 6th from 3-4 pm the library is happy to present the 7th Annual Library Chili Cookoff! There will be categories for best vegetarian, judge’s choice, and […]Continue reading
In yesterday’s post, Mike Lange discussed his experiences with open access publication. There is another set of open access information available for faculty: open educational resources. What is an Open Educational Resource (OER)? An open educational resource (OER for short) is a curriculum item that is freely available for use. In general, it is released […]Continue reading