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Martin Garnar has been named director of the library at Amherst College, it was announced by Catherine Epstein, Provost and Dean of the Faculty. He joins the College from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, where he was dean of the Kraemer Family Library and a faculty member. Garnar will assume the position on August 1, 2020.
Not sure what digital scholarship is, but intrigued by the term? Want to learn about methods for digital scholarship and develop hands-on skills? Interested in developing a digital exhibition, geographical interface to historical information, data visualization, or textual analysis? Do you want to work with cool archival documents? Apply for a Frost Library Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship! We welcome a range of applicants—no prior technical or digital scholarship experience necessary.
Deadline has passed for 2020. Join us next year!
Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free application that collects, manages, and formats citations and bibliographies. Zotero also helps organize your research by allowing you to attach PDFs, notes, and images to your references. You can arrange your sources into collections for different projects and tag them for easy searching.
Registration is open for fall Zotero workshops! Sign up for one of these dates:
Update: Study is now closed. Thank you to all participants!
Want to help make the Library website better? Participate in an online study (10-15 minutes) and enter to win one of three $25 Amazon gift cards! Current Amherst students only, please.
Questions? Contact Kelly Dagan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
EBSCO is working to create a mobile app for student research. We are looking for user feedback and we'd love to hear from students!
On Wed. April 17th, EBSCO will be on campus at Frost Library from 11 am - 1 pm. We are looking for students to participate in a 1.5 hours in-person focus group. You will receive a $150 Amazon Gift Card for your time and participation.
To sign up, please go to: https://airtable.com/shr9NYamSf21AVTB3, and we will reach out to you with more information.