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Frost Library Zone Feedback
Thanks for your feedback during the Zone Your Library week! Here’s a few themes that we noticed:

  • Lots of you use Levels 3 and C for concentrated work that requires silence
  • Some quiet conversation amidst focused work happens on Levels A and 2; less so on Level B
  • Level 1 is social center: chatting with friends, getting caffeine, people-watching and milling about are common

Based on this, we'll be launching a pilot library zone map in the next few weeks -- acting as a guide to what activities happen in which places, so you can find the best spots for your needs. We’ve also noticed other themes, regarding furniture preferences, outlets, and space needs, that we’re going to use in our planning.

Thanks for all of the input you’ve given us, and keep telling us how we can make Frost Library better!

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New! Kanopy streaming video service
The library is pleased to announce a new streaming film and video service. Kanopy offers a selection of over 26,000 films, documentaries and videos. Featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, California Newsreel, HBO, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, Roland Collection, MVD, Seventh Art, Psychotherapy.net, Symptom Media, and many more. Librarians are happy to provide assistance, or to talk with you about possibilities for using this content in classes, including creating playlists, clips, or embedding material in Moodle. Browse and watch films at: http://amherst.kanopystreaming.com.

Humanities Center construction update
2nd floor study space open!
Construction is underway on the 2nd floor of Frost Library. 2nd floor restrooms and elevators will be unavailable for the duration of the project.

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