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How has the transformation of the media landscape affected journalists and readers? Can traditional media and social media combat the rise in mis- and dis-information? Join us for this timely panel discussion with guests Sarah Baker ’03; Carolina Miranda ’93; and Kate O’Brian ’80. Brooke Hauser, the editor in chief of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, will moderate the discussion. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Smith College Libraries, Smith College English Department and American Studies Program.
The Smith College Libraries are pleased to provide new complimentary online access to both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal for all Smith students, faculty, and staff.
We’re excited to welcome Nimisha Bhat, the new Visual Arts Librarian. Nimisha is Hillyer Art Library's subject librarian and a member of the joint Libraries-ITS Learning, Research & Technology department. She promotes methodologies and tools of the visual arts for research, teaching, and learning, as well as engaging the art community in learning about library services, collections, facilities, and technologies. As the Art librarian, Nimisha provides visual arts research and learning support to students, faculty, and staff through a critical and intersectional lens.
Sign-ups starts Monday September 9, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. in person at Young Library, bring your OneCard. Open to all students.
The Smith College Libraries are excited to welcome all new students! Incoming students will get to know Smith’s Libraries through a scavenger hunt, which will bring them to 4 important locations within the campus library system. Heads of New Students (HONS) will be taking their students to complete the hunt in groups. Each group will be rewarded with limited edition prizes when the hunt is successfully completed.
Are you looking for great places to study? Use the SmithScape app and you can search all study areas on campus, with options to filter by noise level, natural light, technology, group spaces, reservability, and more.
Starting on September 3, the Libraries will have a new interface when searching Special Collections finding aids for archival materials. Any previously bookmarked finding aids will automatically redirect to the new interface starting in late September.
Pianist Jiayan Sun presents a preview of Schubertiade, a yearlong concert series, with a performance and talk on Franz Schubert s life and work. Sun is the Iva Dee Hiatt Visiting Artist in Piano and Lecturer in Music at Smith College. Presented by JostenLive!, the performance will take place on Friday, September 6 at 5 p.m. on the Josten Library mezzanine.
Learn about Smith library services at Young, Josten, and Hillyer Libraries while Neilson Library and Alumnae Gym are being renovated.
Smith Reads is a first-year reading experience for all students new to Smith College. This includes first-year students, Ada Comstock Scholars and transfer students.
Andrew J. Hoffman will speak Tuesday, September 3, at 4:30 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall. Book discussions in Smith houses are 7-8 p.m.