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Josten Live! Fridays@Five: Modern Math Quartet, March 23, 2018

The Modern Math Quartet is Patricia Cahn, David Cohen, Chris Golé, and Jim Henle, with special guest, mathemusician Emily Chang '18. Josten Library Mezzanine, 5 p.m.

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Class Matters: Organizing for Economic Justice Timeline, January 2018

This timeline first came out of a week-long course led by Special Collections Accessioning Archivist Kathleen Banks Nutter in January 2017 and was added to by students who took the class in January 2018.

CANCELLED: Josten Live Fridays@Five: From Dingle to Donegal, March 2, 2018

Ellen Redman, Irish flute, and Jerry Noble, guitar, play tunes and songs from Ireland’s West Coast. JostenLive! is a patron-driven performance series celebrating the creativity of Josten Library users and the acoustic brilliance of its Mezzanine.  Free, brief, and open to all!

  • News

Smith Libraries comes to the Campus Center, Fridays 12-1!

Outreach Librarian Jodi Shaw will be at the Campus Center (right outside the door to the cafe) sharing the latest and greatest services, databases and fun stuff from Smith Libraries.

  • Events

Life is Strange - Gaming Archives Group Playthrough, Friday, February 23, 2018

The Gaming Archives Project is hosting a playthrough event on Friday, February 23, 1 p.m., Seelye B4. All are welcome!

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Rally Day is Wednesday - Smith Libraries are Open

Rally Day is Wednesday, February 21. Convocation is 1:30-3 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall. Afternoon classes are cancelled but the Libraries will remain open.

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James Portnow Lecture, Monday, February 19, 2018

James Portnow, game designer, and writer of Extra Credits, Extra History, and Extra Sci-fi will deliver a public lecture, "More Than a Pastime: A Promise to Future Generations," Campus Center Carrol Room 208, 6-7 p.m., Q & A 7-9 p.m.

  • News

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant Awarded to Smith College

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Smith College a grant to support academic art museum and library collaborations for use by the Smith College Libraries and Museum of Art. The grant was developed by Susan Fliss, Dean of Libraries, and Jessica Nicoll, Director and Chief Curator of the SCMA, in close collaboration with Samantha Earp, Vice President for Information Technology. The 18-month planning grant of $165,000 will be used to develop a collaborative, college-wide strategy to promote preservation, discovery and use of our campus cultural collections.

  • Events

Celebrate "I Love my Library Day" with Treats and Fun, February 13, 2018

The Smith Libraries' annual "I Love My Library Day" will be held at Hillyer, Josten, and Young Libraries on Tuesday, February 13. Visitors can make buttons and valentines, and snap a costume photo with friends at Young Library. Food and beverages will be available at Josten and Young Libraries 3:30-5 p.m. Josten will offer live piano jazz with Lisa Utzig '18 in the Mezzanine from 3:30-5 p.m.

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Open Educational Resources (OER) Faculty Meeting, February 12, 2018

The Libraries' Open Educational Resources (OER) project team and the Committee on the Library invite faculty to attend a panel presentation and open discussion on the use of OER in teaching on Monday, February 12, 12-1 p.m. in Campus Center 204. 

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