#OwnVoices

#OwnVoices is a Twitter hashtag initiated by Corinne Duyvis, in order to highlight books about diverse/marginalized characters that are written by authors that share the same marginalized identity.This collection features some of the recent e-books and physical books that we have received at the Macalester library that we have tagged with #OwnVoices. Check it out >>

Now streaming: Date-A-Base Season one!

Do you have a library database that you really love? Not sure? If you have ever booked a research consultation with a librarian or visited the big A-Z list of databases you have probably seen quite a few databases already. Date-A-Base is our pseudo-dating show made to help you find your perfect research match. If you need to get caught up, you can now stream all three episodes of season one! Learn about Films on Demand, Art & Architecture ePortal, and Access World News and all they have to offer.

Databasee Highlight: Black Thought and Culture

The Macalester Library gets you access to hundreds of unique databases for you to explore. This week we are highlighting Black Thought and Culture, which includes 250 years of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders. The ideas, letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts of over 1,000 authors present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be black in America.

Database Highlight: Independent Voices

The Macalester Library gets you access to hundreds of unique databases for you to explore. This week we are highlighting Independent Voices, an open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals. These original periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists and also includes examples of extreme right-wing press at the time. Dive into history with this unique collection.

The Service Desk is opened virtually!

Whether you are on campus or off campus, the Virtual Service Desk is convenient and here for you. If your research questions have you stuck, come to the Virtual Service Desk first!

Browse the library shelves wherever you are!

Do you miss heading to the library to find just the right book for your needs? Good news — you can browse our shelves virtually! When you find an item in WorldCat Discovery that has a call number/is a physical library item, look for the “Browse the Shelf” button to see similar items in our collection. Watch our Browse WorldCat video for a quick tutorial, or learn more on our Connect to Library Resources page.

Browse new ebooks

Want to stumble across some new reading material from anywhere on earth? Browse through our list of new ebooks and find something unexpected today.

DeWitt Wallace Library’s Commitment

We, the staff of the DeWitt Wallace Library, pledge to continue our daily work to combat racism and to create just and peaceful environments that enable deep collaboration, learning, and creation of new knowledge. Read the full statment and get links to resources >>

Module Four Research Labs This Week

Join us for this week's research lab: Literature Reviews & Annotated Bibliographies. Learn the differences and similarities between a literature review and an annotated bibliography. Get help with crafting your narrative through the literature of your field. With Beth Hillemann, Research & Instruction Librarian. Tuesday, 7:30 PM CST. Register on Zoom >>

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