On June 17, 2004, a missile ripped through a small town in Pakistan marking the beginning of American drone warfare in the region. An exhibit of postcards and letters written by students in Pakistan and at Tufts regarding the use of these drones will be on display in the Tower Art Gallery through October 31st.
Join us on October 4th, 4-5:30 PM, in the Hirsh Reading Room for Daniel Dennett’s author talk, Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking Dennett, a Tufts professor and the Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies, explores philosophies of mind, science, and biology.
Tisch Library’s main level copy room now has a school supplies vending machine. Items include flash drives, pens, index cards, ibuprofen, and tape. Press the item number for pricing. Payment currently is cash only, but JumboCash payment also will be implemented soon.
Late night study hours start September 3rd and go through December 5, 2013.
Sun – Thurs: 1:00AM – 3:00AM*
Fri – Sat: 9:00PM – Midnight
*No Late Night Study Tuesday-Saturday, November 26-30, 2013 (Thanksgiving Recess)
Library hours from September 3rd to December 19th:
Monday – Thursday 8:00AM – 1:00AM
Friday 8:00AM – 9:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM – 1:00AM.
Tisch announces its newly expanded workshop series, The Savvy Researcher, open to anyone. Topics range from documenting sources in your thesis to copyright in the Internet age to effective use of Google Scholar to choosing the right citation tool to finding and managing data and much more!
Jumpstart it with Research for Success: Using the Library for Thesis and Capstone Projects (EXP 19). This class introduces you to major research tools and techniques at an intermediate-to-advanced level, specific to your subject area. This 1/2-credit evening class runs for 8 weeks, beginning Wednesday, Sept 11, 5-7:30pm.
Tisch Library will offer late night study hours starting July 2nd. The Hirsh Reading Room will be open from 10pm – 1:30am, Sunday through Thursday during the second summer session.
The Tower cafe will also serve as a late night study space, but will not be offering any food or drink service during the late night hours.
On Friday, June 28, Database Multisearch will no longer be available. Later this summer the Tufts Libraries will introduce a new service that will permit searching and retrieval of multiple resources in a more streamlined and sophisticated manner.
Until the new service is available, please continue to consult with us, as well as the Database Finder, to identify appropriate resources.
Caitlin Costello, MA candidate in Art History, will be a fellow at Tisch Library this summer as she re-stages, through animation, a 17th Century painting, “The Carousel at Palazzo Barberini in Honor of Christina of Sweden.”
Molly Hildebrand, PhD candidate in English, will study early 20th Century American women writers’ use of tropes from the visual arts to challenge predominant ideas of race, class, and gender.
Image from telegraph.co.uk