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Service desk staff will be on hand to help patrons access needed items from upper and lower levels of the building. June 21 2017 Lever Press Webinar: Peer Review Recently Lever Press hosted a webinar detailing a new system to identify the type of peer review that is being used in published materials. The proposal is to use icons similar to the structure used by Creative Commons. View the post to watch the webinar. June 21 2017 Summer Construction in the Library We have multiple major construction and maintenance projects scheduled for the summer of 2017. Please be aware that starting the week of May 22 the 2nd floor is closed. Starting the week of June 5 the 3rd floor is closed. And during July 1 - August 15 (exact dates TBD) the library elevator will be out of service and access to upper levels will be by stairs only. May 16 2017 Library Hours: Summer Schedule Monday-Thursday: 8am to 4:30pm Friday: 8am to 12:30pm Saturday and Sunday: closed May 16 2017 Meet the Library's Class of 2017 Congratulations to our graduating seniors! Our Senior Book Project is an annual display of favorite books selected by our graduating student employees. The physical display is on the library's first floor, and a web display is on our site. May 11 2017 Access Library Resources During the Summer! Current faculty, staff and students can access Library Research Databases, Macalester WorldCat Discovery, and most other resources from anywhere with internet access. Be sure to go through the Library Website and you will be prompted to enter your Macalester username and password. Reference librarians will be available throughout the summer to answer questions and provide research assistance. Contact us via email or chat (if chat is active) - a librarian will respond. May 10 2017 Media Services is now part of ITS To better integrate digital classroom technology and audio/visual services into Macalester College's information technology services, Mark Eggert and Media Services are now part of ITS, reporting to Ted Wilder. Media Services will continue to be located in and operate out of the library to provide classroom and event support. May 8 2017 Calm @ the Library To be mindful of the students studying in the library during finals, we will take additional steps to keep the building as quiet and calm as possible during this extra stressful time. The first floor of the library is naturally less quiet, but efforts will be taken to keep interruptions there to a minimum as well. We wish you all well as you end your semester's work. May 2 2017 Food For Fines: May 1-8 Have library overdue fines? Pay them off with a donation of nonperishable food May 1-8. One item counts toward an $2 overdue fine payment with a maximum donation credit of $10 (five items). Items must be in original, unopened, undamaged containers, and must not be expired. April 26 2017 Library Sessions for Honors Students Come check out one of two Honors sessions taught by librarians: Tuesday, April 18, 12:00-1:00, or Thursday, April 20, 4:45-5:45. The session will cover special services and resources for Honors students. April 13 2017 Celebrate National Library Week 2017 April 9-15 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers. Join us for events at the DeWitt Wallace Library all week long. April 7 2017 Libraries Transform: Preview of Summer Changes On Thursday, April 13th from noon - 1pm, a group from the Planning Team will present draft plans for the second level of the library in the Harmon Room. This session is open to all faculty, students, and staff. Food will be provided. We hope you will join us and learn more about this exciting project. April 6 2017 Open Education Week Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational resources (OER). During the week of March 27-31, 2017, events will be held around the world to help spread the word about Open Education. March 27 2017 Library 2nd floor renovation The library is renovating our second floor. This new space will complement the other areas of the library and will also offer more areas for working, studying and teaching. We want your input to ensure that the project is designed to respond to the needs of all of you. Read more, for ways you can share your ideas. March 20 2017 Macalester Welcomes LibTech 2017 Attendees The 10th annual Library Technology Conference will be held March 15-16, 2017, on the Macalester College campus. Over 500 library staff and technologists from as many as 150 institutions are expected to attend the conference. For more information visit libtechconf.org March 9 2017 Celebrate Open Data Day Saturday, March 4th, is Open Data day. Celebrate open data by sharing your ideas and learning about ways to contribute to open data projects at http://opendataday.org March 3 2017 Digital Commons hits 2 million downloads Digital Commons @ Macalester, the college’s repository for scholarly works by faculty, students, and staff, just passed 2 million downloads. March 2 2017 Planning for the Future of the Library Join us next week for the second part in our conversations about changes affecting academic libraries. February 28th, 11:30 -1:00 - Spaces March 28th, 11:30 -1:00 - Collections April 27th, 11:30-1:00 - Digital Publishing and Projects February 20 2017 Schedule a Research Consultation Today! Discover a service that Mac students rave about: In-depth, personal help with a research project from a librarian. Contact a librarian today to schedule a consultation. February 13 2017 #ColorOurCollections at Macalester Join us Feb 6-10 to celebrate the Archives and Special Collections at Mac by coloring pages from items in our collections. Want to learn more, check out macalesterarchives.tumblr.com February 8 2017 Macalester, share your thoughts on the future of our library Join us for Tuesday, January 31st for a conversation about changes affecting academic libraries. The first session will be in room 309 of the Library. We welcome all community members to come and share thoughts on the future of our library. January 23 2017 Check out a Laptop from the Library! Need a laptop? The library has 36 MacBooks, 9 Dell laptops, and 15 Chromebooks available for checkout. Laptop computers are available to current Macalester faculty, staff and students. January 20 2017 Access Library Resources While On Winter Break! Current faculty, staff and students can access Library Research Databases, Macalester WorldCat and most other resources from anywhere with internet access. Be sure to go through the Library Website and you will be prompted to enter your Macalester username and password. Reference librarians will be available throughout break to answer questions and provide research assistance. Contact us via email or chat (if chat is active) - a librarian will respond. December 29 2016 Planning for the Future of the Library Save these dates Macalester! Join us for conversations about changes affecting academic libraries. January 31st, 11:30 - 1:00, General Overview February 28th, 11:30 -1:00, Spaces March 28th, 11:30 -1:00, Collections April 27th, 11:30-1:00, Digital Publishing and Projects More information in January. December 6 2016 Ask a Macalester Librarian for Research Help Need help with your research papers? Meet with a librarian now for help finding sources, searching research databases, and citation. November 22 2016 Open Access @ Mac Learn how staff at Macalester's DeWitt Wallace Library are using Open Access to help students and faculty share scholarship around the world. November 3 2016 Mac the Vote this November Looking for resources for the upcoming election? With important information about where to vote, the Library’s Mac the Vote research guide will help you make sure your vote counts! October 14 2016 Suggest a Book or Resource Is there a book or resource you wish the library had? Help us build a rich and diverse collection by submitting requests to purchase books and media items. October 12 2016 Voices from Macalester’s Past From DeWitt Wallace to Walter Mondale, listen to some of the college’s historical reel-to-reel audio recordings. October 3 2016 Banned Books Week @ the Library Help the Library celebrate Banned Books Week! Monday, 11:30 to 1:30pm - Button making at the Library. Tuesday, 7 to 8:30pm - Banned book reading with the English Dept. Friday, 1 to 2pm - An Hour of Dangerous Music on WMCN. September 23 2016 Honors Sessions Join library staff for a session covering tools, resources, and special services for students working on Honors projects: Thursday, Sept. 22, 4:45-5:45 p.m., OR Tuesday, Sept. 27, noon-1 p.m. September 19 2016 September 17th is Constitution Day September 17th is recognized in the United States as Constitution Day to commemorate the creation and signing of the Constitution. September 16 2016 Looking for the Journals page? Journals can now be found by searching WorldCat Discovery. September 9 2016 Book list from 2016 Convocation Did you miss some of the titles or authors during Marlon James' First Thursday - Opening Convocation speech? Get the whole list now! September 2 2016 ITS Help Desk support in two locations starting August 31 LibTech Express August 28 2016 New Faculty Orientation - today New Faculty Library and ITS Orientation today! August 25 2016 Summer Building Projects Room 309 has been renamed the Barbara B.Davis SPACE (Scholarship, Partnership, and Community Engagement) August 17 2016 New Library Webpage Design Library webpage transitioned to an updated design to better serve our community as the entire Macalester College webpage updates for the coming academic year. July 27 2016 Library Painting & Carpeting Project Construction on the 2nd floor of the library has closed the main stairway. Please use the elevator or one of the side staircases to access levels three and four. July 18 2016 Funky library search results? Changes are being tested in the way our WorldCat Discovery results display. June 29 2016 Macalester College welcomes SPARCS@Mac Library staff are thrilled to host the SPARCS@Mac June 20-24. June 20 2016 Macalester College welcomes the Oberlin Digital Scholarship Conference The DeWitt Wallace Library welcomes participants to the first Oberlin Digital Scholarship Conference taking place this weekend, June 10-12th, on the Macalester College campus. June 9 2016 1600grand Library Tab Retiring The Library tab in 1600grand will be retired at the end of June. June 6 2016 Library News Archive: 2016-2005 Visit the online archive of Library news from 2005 through May 2016 on our old DeWitt Wallace Library News blog. June 1 2016 More News Library Hours Jul 26 Library Hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. View all these events Chat with us! Ask a question! chat loading... Close Chat Contact us!