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Circulation Desk in Frost LibraryWant to work in the Library?
We are currently accepting applications for Frost Library Student Assistants for fall 2015. Come join a dedicated and talented group of Amherst College students and staff to provide excellent service to the campus community.  Applications are due Tuesday, September 8th. You must be a current AC student to apply.

AC Links is now Get It @ AC
As part of website usability efforts, the AC Links button ac_links_2011  has been renamed to Get It @ AC SFX - get it button.gif, to make its function clearer to all users. It still works in exactly the same way.
If you're curious about how Get It @ AC works, consult our FAQ.

Hitchcock.jpgCelebrating our Digital Scholarship Summer Interns
If you missed the culminating presentation by the Library's Digital Scholarship Summer Interns, check out their "Hitch in Time" project site. Over the course of eight weeks, they embarked upon a critical reexamination of the life and legacy of one of Amherst’s best-remembered presidents: geologist and minister Edward Hitchcock. Hitchcock’s impact and importance to the college can be seen on campus even today, from the dorm that bears his name to the contents of the Beneski Museum to the very presence of the geology department itself. Drawing on Archives & Special Collections’ Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers and a breadth of digitally based research methodologies and tools, they engaged in an exploration of what Edward Hitchcock left behind, both tangibly and intangibly. From the personal—an account of the contents of Hitchcock's will—to the global—mapping the reach and reception of his intellectual conversations—this project delved into one man's legacy in the spirit of Hitchcock himself, who spent his life consumed with questions of time and infinity in his roles as both geologist and man of God.

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