New Library Exhibit: What We Did During the Summer Vacation, 2008

Exciting things are happening at the Library and we want all our students, faculty and staff to know about it. That's why we have devoted our exhibit space to feature new initiatives of the Library.

New Catalog Interface Encore

It is with great excitement that we unveil our new beta version of our Library catalog. This new more user-friendly product, entitled Encore, allows for easier searching by format, by tags, by publication date and much more. Give it a whirl and let us know what you think!

Search for books and other materials using Encore

Encore Search: 


Check out our awesome Facebook page where you can search the library catalog, find articles, read blogs. Help us to become the #1 Library on Facebook. Become a fan! Click on the Facebook link below.

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Text Messaging Help

Need research help? Got a question that a librarian can help you with? Well now you can text a librarian during most library hours.

Text staghelp:your question to 265010

And don't forget the colon after staghelp!

New Databases

We've added some unique databases to our research offerings.To see them, go to You may be especially interested in:

  • Oxford Language Dictionaries online
  • Westlaw
  • JSTOR Arts and Sciences (collections 5 and 6)

New Ebooks

Over the month of September, we will be adding over 100,000 electronic books to our collection. Stay tuned.

New Staff

We welcome Philip Barr as our new Reference and Media Librarian. Got a recommendation for a film? Stop by and let Philip know.

We say goodbye to a value member of our circulation staff, Devin Hagan. As Devin begins a new chapter, he will be missed greatly by students and staff here at Fairfield.

New Books, Videos and Music

  • Among the items on display are Curriculum Collection materials and international film festival award-winning movies.
  • See a list of books and other material recently acquired.
    Or stop by the New Books display on the main level.