July 12, 2017
by Lisa Thornell
Every time the library adds a new physical book to the collection, the dust jacket (also called a book jacket, dust wrapper, or dust cover) is removed. This is a standard practice at many academic libraries. So, what happens to the dust jacket? Many libraries … Continue reading
June 12, 2017
by Riham Majeed
Comments Off on Staff Summer Reading Picks
Summer is upon us and the library staff have recommended a few summer reads. Ranging from historical fiction to science non-fiction, the staff have selected something for everyone. Come visit the main level of the library, where you’ll see the books on display, and … Continue reading
May 24, 2017
by Mat Blaine
Comments Off on Congrats to Our Graduating Student Workers!
Warm congratulations and a sincere thank you to our library student workers who graduated last Sunday. Your dedication to our missions here will certainly be missed, but we wish you all the very best in your bright futures. Keeping with … Continue reading
May 16, 2017
Comments Off on Spelling – Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?
Fairfield University librarian Lisa Thornell was one of the judges of Fairfield’s 35 Annual Townwide Spelling Bee for fifth graders last night. Congratulations to winners Andrew (Burr School), Aadira (N. Stratfield) and Carter (Jennings). Andrew won for spelling “dialogue” and … Continue reading
April 6, 2017
Comments Off on Baseball is Back!
It’s April! For baseball lovers around the country, optimism abounds as we all believe OUR team will win the World Series. Baseball remains America’s pastime (see The Atlantic Oct 30, 2013 article). In the Library on the main floor, you’ll … Continue reading