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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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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!

Continue reading…

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]

Bored over Winter break? We have some Winter Wisdom for you!

Are you staying in Geneseo over break? There are plenty of indoor, outdoor, and FREE things to do!

Livingston County Events lists hikes and nature programs from Letchworth State Park. There is something to do every day, snow or shine: https://www.livingstoncountychamber.com/events/calendar

For skiing, snowboarding, festivals, art shows, readings, wineries, breweries, cideries, and local food faire, the Geneseo, NY site has you covered: https://geneseony.com/todo/seasonal.htm

The Genesee Valley Council on the Arts maintains an extensive calendar of visual and performing arts events, as well as classes and workshops at the New Deal Gallery and throughout the area: http://gvartscouncil.org/

Look just 30 minutes north to Rochester, NY for concerts, art exhibits, museums, sports, local bands, theatre, plus all things LGBTQ-friendly: https://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/EventSearch

Want to explore the hidden treasures of Upstate and Western NY ? Here is a guide for places to visit and things to do, both tourist-style and “off-the-path” : https://www.newyorkupstate.com/things-to-do/

If you just want to cozy up indoors and catch up on reading, check out the American Library Association Recommended Reading Lists: https://libguides.ala.org/recommended-reading

Enjoy!

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Photo by Keith Walters. Winter at Letchworth State Park, Keith Walters Photography

Milne Library Extended and 24-Hour Schedule for Finals Week 2018

Starting Monday, December 11, Milne Library will be open 24 hours through Friday December 14.  The Library will have extended hours over the weekend, and start another 24 hour run on Sunday, December 16, ending Tuesday, December 18 at 10pm.

Complete schedule is below, and is also available at https://www.geneseo.edu/library/library-hours

Best wishes  to everyone during Finals Week!

 

 

Finals Week Hours  
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Study Day7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Wednesday, December 12, 2018Final Exams7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Thursday, December 13, 2018Final Exams7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Friday, December 14, 2018 Final Exams7:30am-1:00amClosing at 1am
Saturday, December 15, 201810:00am-1:00amOpen at 10am; Closing at 1am
Sunday, December 16, 201810:00am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS starting 10am Sunday
Monday, December 17, 2018 Final Exams7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Tuesday, December 18, 2018Last Day of Finals!7:30am-10:00pmClosing at 10pm