• Library News,  New Books

    Black History in Graphic Novels

    This month’s featured books explore cultural achievements and events in Black American history through a unique medium – the graphic novel. You can find our newly assembled graphic novel collection in the Baker Reading Room. Check out these notable stories this February and throughout the year.   Strange Fruit and Tales of the Talented Tenth series, by Joel Christian Gill Fulcrum Publishing 2013, 2014, 2016             Strange Fruit is a collection of stories from early African American history that represent the oddity of success in the face of great adversity. Each of the nine illustrated chapters chronicles an exceptional African American. From the adventures of lawman Bass Reeves,…

  • Library News

    Happy March Break!

    Warm wishes for an excellent March Break!       The library looks forward to welcoming you back, whist holding the forthcoming, newly updated, 8th edition of the MLA Handbook (release date: March 14th!).   Image information: Ehret, Georg Dionysius.  Gentiana verna.  Plate 17 from a collection of original drawings and sketches. Illustration. 1766. Botany Library: Natural History Museum, London. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 1 Mar 2016. http://quest.eb.com/search/119_1812488/1/119_1812488/cite

  • Library News

    March Break

    Warm wishes for a restorative March Break! The Library building will be open the first two days of break, March 2nd and 3rd, from 8:30-5:00 and closed for the remainder of the break.  The Library will re-open on Monday, March 23, 8:30 am – 9:55 pm. All of the Library’s digital collections are available to you anytime you are off the grounds. When away, please visit vpn.sps.edu, log in with your SPS credentials, and click the link to the Library on the left-hand side of the screen. For a full list of upcoming library hours, please visit this hours page on the library site. Happy Spring Vacation!   Image Credit: Relaxation, 1930, 1st Edition…

  • Library News

    March Break

    Best wishes for a meaningful and refreshing March Break! All of the Library’s digital collections continue to be available to you anytime you are off the grounds. When away, please visit vpn.sps.edu, log in with your SPS credentials, and click the Library logo on the left side of the screen.  Following these steps allows for seamless access whenever off the grounds. The Library building will be open M-W, March 3-5, 8:30-5 before closing for the break period.  The building will re-open on Sunday, March 23rd at 1 pm.  For a full list of upcoming library hours, please visit this hours page on the library site. Happy Spring Vacation!