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Henry Folger and Amherst College
Please join us Friday, April 25, at 4:30 p.m. in Frost Library's Friendly Reading Room for a talk by Stephen H. Grant, author of "Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger." Drawing heavily on Frost Library’s photo collection, the author will trace the academic career of Henry Clay Folger (Class of 1879), discuss his five decades with the Standard Oil Co., explore his relations with the college and chart his creation of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.

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Surviving thesis season: we're here for you
Used thesis binders in good condition are available for $5 each in Archives & Special Collections, located on Level A of Frost Library; we accept cash, checks, or AC dollars. Hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Worried about the bibliography that goes in the thesis binder? See our citation page or stop by the reference desk for help. FInally, check out our Thesis Support research guide, with links to the registrar's guidelines for formatting and departmental information.

thesis confidential 2014
Psst...Thesis Confidential is Tuesday, April 29, 7-8:30 p.m.
Come to the Friendly Reading Room for a panel discussion about writing (or choosing not to write) an honors thesis: Why write a thesis? What does the research and writing process look like? Which strategies lead to success? What are some alternatives to writing a thesis? How do theses differ by department? What support is available for writers? Current seniors Carlos Gonzales, Allison Merz, Devin Pence, Nancy Yun Tang, George Tepe, and Joshua Wren tell all, moderated by Jessica Gorman (Writing Center) with special guest Missy Roser (Frost Library). Refreshments will be served and secrets will be revealed!

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And we have lots of new electrical outlets for you to plug into on Frost levels B and C, along with new tables with built-in outlets on the first floor near the reference collection!

Bayeux Tapestry
A nearly life-size replica of the famous 230-foot-long Bayeux Tapestry is currently on display in the Beyond Words Gallery on the second floor of Frost Library as part of the "World of Medieval Europe" history class.

New mezzanine exhibit: Landscapes and Nature by Thomas Stratford
Come see the new photo exhibit on the Frost Library mezzanine by Amherst College staffer Thomas Stratford, featuring campus landscapes, local nature, and portrait-quality images of wildlife. Free and open to the public through June 2014.

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