Milne Library News and Events

Black History Month: Databases and Resources for you!

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!

“A collection of current newspapers providing access to news from 1989-present and is cross-searchable.”
Blues, Black Vaudeville, and the Silver Screen, 1912-1930s
“This collection consists of selected correspondence, financial records, contracts, and advertising materials from the Douglass Theater in Macon, Georgia.”
“This web site focuses on the central role played by ordinary people in the Civil Rights Movement.”
Access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.
“Digital library of images, audio, video, documents, and a variety of primary and secondary source materials generated after the death of Michael Brown in August, 2014. This collection is maintained and evaluated by Washington University, and other St. Louis-area institutions.”
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 (Gale)
“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.”
Slavery And Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive (Gale)
“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!

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Featured Database! Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/che

  • 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.

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Geneseo Maker Fest Deadline Extended to February 28! SHOW US WHAT YOU GOT!

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 deadline to apply is now midnight on February 28, 2018.makers-ideas

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/

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First Plagiarism Workshop of the Year: Thursday. Feb 07, 2019! Sign Up Now!

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:

Thu. Feb 07  | 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM | Milne 104
Mon. Feb 11 | 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM | Milne 104
Tue. Feb 19 | 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM | Milne 104

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New Faculty: Find all your resources at Milne!

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!

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/new-faculty-resources

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! Research Help is here for you!

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!

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Borrow from more libraries with the RRLC Access Card!

The RRLC Access Card program allows current Geneseo faculty, staff, and students to borrow materials directly from dozens of participating libraries in the Rochester region.
 
Application form:

You will need to be logged in with your geneseo.edu account.

Participating libraries include:

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Example of Rochester Regional Library Card

… and more!

For more information, please visit: https://rrlc.org/resource-sharing/access-cards/
or email:  [email protected]