Library Services to Support Remote Learning and Research

Updated on March 27th Our top priority is to ensure as many resources and services as possible are available remotely so that teaching, learning, and research can continue. Services will be adjusted as necessary in compliance with university guidelines and changing conditions.  Visit this page often for access to the latest information. Important resources for … Read moreLibrary Services to Support Remote Learning and Research

WesScholar has moved!

WesScholar, a permanent home for the innovative work of our community, including student theses and dissertations and faculty scholarly and creative outputs, is an essential piece of the library’s support for scholarly communications. Over the past year, the Library and ITS worked to update and improve WesScholar, and move it to a new locally supported … Read moreWesScholar has moved!

Improved Online Course Reserve to support teaching and learning for Fall 2020

Library staff have implemented a new online course reserve system to support this fall’s diversity of teaching modalities and need for digital-only reserve materials. The system provides easy access on any device to text and audio visual course resources (including library e-content, web-content and faculty-uploaded material) through Moodle, a direct link in a syllabus, or … Read moreImproved Online Course Reserve to support teaching and learning for Fall 2020

A Fish out of Water… Shark Tooth Weaponry of Micronesia

Unless you are preparing for a career in biology, “Don’t cut yourself on the shark teeth” is not something you expect to hear from your professors during class. But this is a liberal arts university, where (as you probably know by now) anything is possible. It is where shark teeth work alongside primary source documents … Read moreA Fish out of Water… Shark Tooth Weaponry of Micronesia

Wesleyan Black Lives Matter Project

Have you been affected by racism? Have you participated in Black Lives Matter activism? Have you worked against systemic racism in other ways? These stories are often not well-documented in university archives. Wesleyan’s Special Collections & Archives seeks to improve this gap in the historical record. To help center Black experiences in our collections, we … Read moreWesleyan Black Lives Matter Project

Black Lives Matter: A Message from the Wesleyan University Library

We, the staff of the Wesleyan University Library and Collections, are devastated by the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks and so many other people of color who were victims of police brutality. We deeply believe that Black Lives Matter. We understand that eliminating the systemic racism that pervades our society … Read moreBlack Lives Matter: A Message from the Wesleyan University Library

Documenting Wesleyan’s COVID-19 Experiences

Drawing of Wesleyan University campus.

The Wesleyan community has responded in wide, inspiring ways to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is rare that we know what will become a historic moment while it’s occurring, but it’s clear that we are all living and making history right now. As an archivist, I am always interested in recording these efforts so that they … Read moreDocumenting Wesleyan’s COVID-19 Experiences