New exhibition: Retracing President Kennedy’s Final Journey

Now open! Special Collections & Archives Exhibition Cases, Olin Library On view daily during library hours In early 1964, President John F. Kennedy’s widow, Jacqueline Kennedy, decided that an authorized version of the events surrounding her husband’s assassination in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963—50 years ago this year—should be undertaken. Author William Manchester accepted … Read moreNew exhibition: Retracing President Kennedy’s Final Journey

1,000,000 downloads from WesScholar!

We’re excited to announce that WesScholar, Wesleyan’s institutional repository, has just reached 1 million full-text downloads! As of this morning, the download count stood at 1,000,0082. There are presently 3,386 digital items in WesScholar, and the average download per item is around 300. Although WesScholar was started in 2008, 416,180 downloads have come in just … Read more1,000,000 downloads from WesScholar!

Researching Japan?

by EunJoo Lee, Head of Access Services. Are you writing a paper on Japanese culture, history, or religion, or on the economic impact of the country’s disasters of 2011? In addition to Wesleyan’s collections, the Interlibrary Loan Department has access to materials especially for students and faculty concentrating on Japanese studies and language resources.  The … Read moreResearching Japan?

New students – Get your passport stamped at the library!

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 & … Read moreNew students – Get your passport stamped at the library!