Puget Sound Book Artists’ 11th Annual Exhibition, Opening Reception June 11, 2-4pm, Collins Memorial Library

The PSBA exhibition will be on view this summer at the Collins Memorial Library at UPS from June 6 - August 5, 2022. The theme is “peaks and valleys,” and promises not to disappoint. (Masks are not required but recommended.)  READ MORE...

RELATED EVENTS:
- A four-part “Open Case Presentations” series on Wednesdays, June 15, 22, 29, and July 6 from 12-1:30pm. An opportunity to listen to artists speak about their individual work.

- A special screening of a panel discussion between several artists in the exhibition and moderator Peter Newland, July 28, 2022, 5:30-7pm.

Congratulations Library Excellence in Action Student Employee Award winners 2022!

The library recognizes student employees who demonstrate outstanding commitment to their work and excellence in job performance. Congratulations Kayla Frye (Public Services), Tristan Gaeta (RMS), Austin Glock (Public Services) and Rocio Guevara Perez (Public Services)!  READ MORE...

Willa Bartholomay, 2022 Library Senior Art Award Winner

This year's recipient is Willa Bartholomay. In selecting Willa, the committee was especially enamored of their commitment and labor intensive process, beautifully emphasizing intersections between people, place, and materiality. We are thrilled to honor Willa with this year’s Senior Art Award and look forward to exhibiting their work in Collins Library. Congratulations, Willa​! 
READ MORE...

History Comes Alive at the Library: Collins Library restores 135 year-old printing press

In 2017, the Collins Library received a gift from the West Coast Paper Company of a unique iron Handpress. The Press was part of the William O. Thorniley collection that was maintained by the Company for years. Collins Library was lucky to receive the beautiful iron Handpress.
READ MORE...

Summer Research Services

Summer semester is upon us, and so, too, are the many research-based projects Puget Sound students have undertaken as part of their coursework. Collins Library staff wish to reach out with some reminders of the services and support we offer to students.  READ MORE...

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden’s Statement on Ukraine

We at the Library of Congress, in our role as the national library of the United States, are inspired and deeply moved by the role libraries and librarians are playing in Ukraine. We wholeheartedly support and admire their work.  READ MORE...

Celebration of Creative Inquiry: 2021

Collins Library celebrates faculty and staff creative work and scholarship. Review this impressive list of accomplishments!  READ MORE...

Collins Library Supports Open Education Resources!

What are OERs? OER are “teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others.” (From The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation)  READ MORE...

Posting/Publishing your Research? A brief guide for students at Puget Sound

Whether in print or on the Web, follow these guidelines. Step 1:  Have you read the University Policy on Intellectual Property Rights? which covers rights of faculty, students, and staff. This policy will help you understand the next steps.  READ MORE...

Puyallup Tribe Lushootseed Land Acknowledgement

University of Puget Sound is on the traditional homelands of the Puyallup Tribe. The Puyallup people have lived on and stewarded these lands since the beginning of time, and continue to do so today. 
READ MORE...

Collins Library Welcomes Wendy Lee Spaček

Wendy will be joining Collins Library on August 1 as our Arts & Humanities Librarian.  Wendy comes to us from Central Washington University where she was the liaison librarian to Africana & Black Studies, Art & Design, Asian Studies, English, Music, Philosophy & Religious Studies, World Languages & Cultures, and Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies. READ MORE...

Previous Next