New Streaming Dance, Opera, Classical Music Videos

PulchinellaBravo! The Library now has access to several new streaming performing arts databases, all part of our Music Online collection:

Dance in Video, v. 1 includes ballet, jazz, experimental and other genres of dance. Watch Mark Morris’s “stupid men dance.”

Classical Music in Video. Listen to Lorraine Hunt Lieberson sing Rilke.

Opera in Video: Watch/listen toVerdi’s Otello with Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa.

For the performers out there, we have also added an additional scores module: Classical Scores, v. 2

Microwave Move

Library systems/services affected by the I.T. Microwave move

Wednesday, June 4, 7:00pm – Thursday, June 5, 8:00am

  • Website won’t be available. This means no access to e-resources (databases, journals, etc.)
  • CBBcat will be available through direct access only (http://cbbcat.net).  Requests for Colby and Bates books will still work but most e-resources accessed from CBBcat will not

The Book As Journey

Narrative Structures : Artists’ Books
Margaret Bunke
Nicole Faber
Tracey Faber
Joanna Gromadzki
Kaitlynn Miller
Elizabeth Humphrey
Helen Mohney
Fabiola Navarrete
Anna Reyes
Maxwell Wolf
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La Bahia de Jiquilisco by Fabiola Navarrete

The Book as Journey  Included in this exhibition are hand made artists’ books created by students from Narrative Structures, a course taught in the Visual Arts Department here at Bowdoin College. These works visually interpret structure and form within the book, in relation to narrative, time, distance and the act of storytelling.

The Book as Journey, an exhibition of artists’ books by Bowdoin students, H-L Library, 1st floor, May 9-May 24

 

Library Study Breaks

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The Library invites you to take a study break during exam period.

We know you are studying hard! Come take a relaxing, tasty study break.

Monday, May 12 – Friday, May 16, 2014
9:00 p.m. – closing

Two Locations: Chandler Room, first floor of H-L Library AND Circulation area, Hatch Science Library

Coffee and tea will be available along with cookies, brownies, muffins and a healthier choice (choices will rotate throughout the week).

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Writing a Research Paper? Need Help? Ask Us!

Why ask Google when you can Ask Us?  Use our chat, email, or appointment service.  Or contact a librarian who specializes in your area. You can also stop by the reference desks at all of the libraries.  We want to help you get that A!

Wanna do it yourself?  Here’s some help:

Research help page: http://library.bowdoin.edu/help/research-help/index.shtml

Citing sources: http://library.bowdoin.edu/help/citationguides-a-z.shtml

Research Guides by Subject:  http://libguides.bowdoin.edu/

We look forward to working with you in whatever way works best for you!

Ramp Gallery: Senior Centric

Senior Centric

A collection of work by members of the class of 2014

This show displays a variety of media and creative processes each artist has developed throughout their time at Bowdoin.

Kailey Bennett – Casey Correa – Mike English – Haley Gewandter – Rebecca Hong – Dana Hopkins – Fabi Navarrete – Lester Pearson – Chelsea Shaffer – Lucy Walker – Christiana Whitcomb

The Ramp Gallery is located on the lower level of Hawthorne-Longfellow Library. For more information, please contact Bridget Spaeth, 725-3398;

American National Biography Online

American National Biography
The Library has added another fabulous resource for your research pleasure: American National Biography Online. Search for your favorite (no longer living) Americans. Search Bowdoin College to find our noteworthy alums, professors and friends. Search the Advanced Search by “Realms of Renown” (love it) to find notable Americans in art, government, sciences, religion, society and much more.

 

 

Women’s History Month Resources

The Library has access to many electronic primary and secondary women clip artresources for research on women’s history. Here are some noteworthy sources:

Food For Thought

Food for Thought Lecture Series

Join us for another Food For Thought,
the Bowdoin Student Government/Library student lecture series

Monday, February 10th at 9:00pm in the Nixon Lounge on the 3rd floor of H-L Library.

Sebastian Bamba ’14: “BEYONCÉ: ’nuff said”

William Tucker ’14: “For the Love of the Game: love, baseball, and loving baseball”

Food and Refreshments Provided

See you there!

Library’s Search Box Changing

Library Search BoxIn response to faculty and student feedback, we plan to make changes to the search box on the Library’s web site simultaneous with the launch of new CBBcat.  The Catalogs search tab will become the first tab listed with options to search CBBCat (default), NExpress or MaineCat.  OneSearch will move to the second tab position.

Please direct questions or comments to Judy Montgomery, jmontgom@bowdoin.edu, x3749.