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Unpaywall home page

When you search the library catalog you will now come across a new way to access scholarly articles. It is called Unpaywall and is designed to put the free versions of scholarly articles at the forefront. For searching outside of the library catalog, Unpaywall also offers a browser extension for Chrome and Firefox. Once installed, the extension displays a green icon when the paywalled paper you're viewing is OA available. Continue reading »

Portraits by Daniel Chester French

Pastel portrait of Margaret French by Daniel Chester French

Five lovely pastel portraits by Daniel Chester French (1850–1931) are on display through December in the Steven Schow ’81 Gallery (Sawyer 455), Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are only a few of nearly 350 drawings, paintings, and prints given to the Chapin Library… Continue reading »

Confidential Disposition (Shred) Day

November 2 2018, beginning at 8:30am. ProShred, a professional confidential disposition company, will shred (on-site at the Library Shelving Facility) records in need of destruction. If you have materials to shred, see full post for details. Continue reading »

Williams Foodways

Food is ubiquitous but such a meaningful part of our lives.  Williams Foodways presents photographs, letters, menus, yearbooks and account books to uncover what we ate, where it came from, where we ate and with whom from the 1790s to the present.  Come experience salmon wiggle on rusk as well… Continue reading »

Keeping up with library catalog enhancements

Since we launched the new library catalog in July 2016, we’ve been gathering feedback from users about what works, and what doesn’t. In response to what doesn’t work, we’ve made a number of enhancements to improve the user experience. Visit our catalog enhancements page to see what we’ve… Continue reading »