Yearly Archives: 2018

Victorian Typography: A New Special Collections Exhibition

In the nineteenth century, text became ornament as never before. Typeface designers produced hundreds of ornate and eclectic fonts intended to draw viewers’ attention with their artistic novelty. Sumptuous text dominated the page in everything from railroad timetables and business stationery to theater programs and almanacs. A new exhibition in Roger H. Perry Hall, on view […]

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11th Annual Library Chili Cook-off: Thursday, Nov. 8

The weather may be getting colder, but the chili will be hot! The library is excited to present the 11th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Thursday, November 8th from 3-4pm in the Miller Information Commons.  The Chili Cook-Off is a longstanding library tradition beloved by many at Champlain College. Each fall, faculty and staff members enter their homemade chili to be judged by […]

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Champlain’s Ski Team

From 1962 to the early 1990s, men’s and women’s nordic and alpine skiing was a major athletic program at Champlain College. A new mini-exhibition at the Champlain College Library, on view through spring 2019, features photos and memorabilia from the College Archives about the College’s ski team. Team members skiied at Bolton Valley, Sugarbush, Smugglers’ […]

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2018 International Photo Contest

The award ceremony for this year’s International Photo Contest was held in the library last Tuesday, April 17th. There were three winners within the categories judged: Architecture, People and Culture, and Landscape and the Natural World, in addition to a People’s Choice for each category, the President’s Choice award, and Don’s Dublin Winner. The entries […]

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Happy Birthday, MIC!

The Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Information Commons opened on April 30, 1998, following more than a decade of planning and approximately eighteen months of construction. MIC is named in honor of Robert and Holly Miller, whose generosity made the building a reality. Designed in keeping with a new approach to college and university […]

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Nexis Uni Replaces LexisNexis Academic Universe

Nexis Uni is a brand new platform by LexisNexis and is a replacement for LexisNexis Academic Universe. It provides the same great information in a more user-friendly and intuitive way. Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Nexis Uni enables quick discovery across […]

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Borrow technology at the library

The library has added two brand-new 15-inch Dell 5580 laptops to the line-up of Technology that can be borrowed at the library. Students can borrow these, or our ever-popular 8 Chromebooks, for a few hours at a time. Simply call to the desk and ask to check out a laptop or a Chromebook.

Discover More About African-American History through Books, Videos, and Primary Sources

February is African-American History Month, a government-sponsored commemoration and a time when we “(pay) tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.” There are so many great ways to learn more about African-American history, from watching RETN’s Black History Month Sunday Video Series, which is […]

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