Sep. 9, 2013 by Pat Tully
Welcome to Wesleyan! Wesleyan University Library is participating in the New Student Orientation Passport Program:
1. Interlibrary Loan Office (Olin first floor, Rm. 112): When you need a book that Wesleyan doesn’t hold, Interlibrary Loan (ILL) can be a life-saver! Come to the ILL office Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm to find out more.
2. Special Collections & Archives (Olin first floor, Rm. 103): Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) holds unique and important collections—students are encouraged to use these materials in their assignments and research. Visit the Davison Rare Book Room in SC&A during open hours (Monday – Friday, 1-5pm) to find out more and see some of the treasures of the collection.
3. University Librarian’s office (Olin second floor, Rm. 202): What suggestions do you have for making the library a better place to study and do research? Pat Tully, Caleb T. Winchester University Librarian, wants to hear from you! Come to Pat’s office any Friday in September between 1-5pm with your thoughts and suggestions.
4. Poetry reading,Wednesday, September 11, 8pm, Russell House: Yusef Komunyakaa reads from his 25-poem sonnet sequence “Love in the Time of War.” Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Wesleyan Library.
5. Constitution Day lecture by Ted Shaw ’76, Tuesday, September 17, 7:30pm, Smith Reading Room, Olin Library. “Looking Backwards; Looking Forward: The Persistence of Race in Twenty-First Century American Life.” Sponsored by the Friends of the Wesleyan Library.
6. Science Library (Exley Science Center): It is not just for Science materials. SciLi also has the DVD collection, older books in compact storage, and a lot of interesting study areas. Come to SciLi and take a look. (Not in the passport, but it counts!)
7. Art Library (Davison Art Center): The Art Library is scheduled to move next summer, but this year it holds the best of the libraries’ collections in art and architecture, as well as cozy, comfortable study spaces. (Not in the passport, but it counts!)