Voting for the 5th annual Favorite Films Festival begins Sunday, November 7. The campus community is invited to vote for their favorite films in the following categories: Mystery/Suspense Musicals Documentaries The survey can be accessed through PioneerWeb beginning November 7th at midnight. The...
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The Libraries wish to thank the faculty for their hard work and time during the Serials Review that took place last academic year. Over a period of several months, faculty collectively reviewed every Library journal and database subscription and recommended a large number of changes. As a result of...
Patrons using Journal Finder may experience slight interruptions and possible service degradations for short periods of time between the hours of (2:00 - 8:00 am CDT) on Saturday, October 16.
George Gershwin’s “American folk opera” Porgy and Bess premiered in 1935 and has been the subject of interest—and controversy—throughout most of its existence. Based on the book Porgy, written by Dubose Heyward, the opera has spawned numerous sound and video recordings. Most of the operatic...
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Link to the Grinnell College Libraries Annual Report, 2009-2010 [PDF]
New Spaces and Tools: Consultation Spaces: Two semi-private spaces are now available on Burling's first floor (west side, next to Current Journals) for group meetings. Each accommodates up to 5 people around a table, with power and data. Faculty, staff, and students will be able to schedule these...
Grinnell College has been known by many names, but was it ever called "The People's College"? This was a question we received recently in the College Archives. Here is what we found. Grinnell University was chartered in 1855 by 30 member Electors in the recently established town...
We’re making some improvements to the northwest quadrant of the first floor as part of Burling's ongoing renewal. The area between the windows and the current journal shelves has been enlarged to give more space for the readings, lectures, performances, and other events we hold here. Look for...
When new issues of your favorite journals are published, would you like to receive the tables of contents automatically by e-mail or RSS? Now you can! To subscribe to e-mail or RSS alerts, search for your favorite journals in the Grinnell Journal Finder, then click on the "Subscribe to Alerts...
In 2008 the Libraries started a self study to identify our strengths, our weaknesses, and our key directions for the next several years. We were assisted by many faculty, students, and staff across campus. In April 2009, the Dean's Office hosted a pair of external reviewers who met with...
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