On Friday, February 22, Milne Library will host a Winter Story Time Event for children and their caregivers! This event is sponsored by the Young Children’s Council* and students from the School of Education. Any age is welcome, though these stories are geared toward the under-10 age group (appropriate for preschoolers). Continue reading…
Milne Library News and Events
February is Black History Month. Milne Library offers databases and links to literature collections, news archives, scholarly research projects, historical archives, and much more. Subjects include Abolitionism, the Civil Rights movement, Human Rights, Diversity, and Social Justice. Knowledge is power!
“This collection consists of selected correspondence, financial records, contracts, and advertising materials from the Douglass Theater in Macon, Georgia.”
“Based on Joseph Sabin’s landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900’s. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.”
“The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities.”
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
“A multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.”
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) Publications
Publications, court cases, extremist files, Intelligence Project articles, Human Rights issues.
As always, visit Milne Library’s A-Z Database List for your research and learning needs! Knowledge is Power!
The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.
- In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities.
- Data and analysis on the latest enrollment trends and statistics.
- Chronicle Focus — comprehensive collections of news, commentary, and advice on the topics that matter on campuses today.
- Collections of articles on important issues in higher education
- Discussion Forums for all things higher-ed
Full access to the Chronicle of Higher Education is available on campus, or using a Geneseo login.
Milne Library will be open until 3:00 AM, Sundays through Thursdays! Need to study into the wee hours? We have you covered! Please check our calendar for holiday hours, Spring Break, and Finals Week Hours.
Sign up here: https://go.geneseo.edu/MakerFest
Show off your skills and talents and introduce others to new Maker ideas! Students are welcome!
The Geneseo Maker Fest is a one-day celebration to promote and share the creative pursuits of our local makers and what they create. This year’s festival is March 30, 2019. Makers range from kitchen scientists or garage tinkerers to coders or teachers to choreographers or dance enthusiasts. Share your talents and skills with our local community. Are you a budding inventor? Do you have ideas to combine technology and woodworking? Or something else not-yet thought of? This is the opportunity for you!
Geneseo Maker Fest website information: https://www.geneseomakerfest.com/
Milne Library offers plagiarism workshops throughout the semester to help you! Sign up here: Geneseo.edu/library/library-workshops
Whether you made a New Years’ Resolution list or not, plagiarism is something you must avoid today, tomorrow, and forever after!
Next upcoming workshops:
Milne Library offers support for faculty in teaching, research, and publishing. Are you new to teaching at SUNY Geneseo? We have a convenient guide for all your faculty needs!
Please visit our website Faculty Services page for additional information about our Library Instruction Program, OER Services, Course Reserves, and more! https://www.geneseo.edu/library/faculty-services
Welcome, Students! As the semester begins and due dates for your research assignments and projects approach, see what assistance (and time savings) a research librarian can offer you!
Librarians can help you: brainstorm and refine your research topic, locate scholarly research, materials, and/or data, help you cite information, and much more!
You will need to be logged in with your geneseo.edu account.
Participating libraries include:
- University of Rochester
- Monroe County Library System
- George Eastman Museum
- St. John Fisher
… and more!