Friday, October 18, 2019

Alumni Art Exhibit

Visit the Everett Gallery through October 25, 2019 for a diverse art exhibit from recent alumni of Monmouth College.

Alexandra Dupont '16
Lily Guillen '18
Azul Nogueron '17
Brennan Probst '12

Reception and gallery talk will be held Friday, October 18th 3pm-4:30pm.


Great Lecture Series Saturday


Join us in the lower level of Hewes Library this Saturday of Homecoming Weekend for a lecture by Professor of Art Janis Wunderlich. Free and open to all!

Saturday, October 19th
11:30am, Great Lecture Series
Professor Janis Wunderlich
"Following the Fingerprint of Human Innovation Through the Analysis of Ancient Ceramics" 
Barnes Electronic Classroom, lower level



Thursday, October 17, 2019

Homecoming in the Library

Welcome back, alumni, family and friends!

Visit Hewes Library during Homecoming Weekend for these events, or just to say "hello"!

Library Hours
Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 12 noon - 12 midnight

Library Events

Friday, October 17th
3pm-5pm, talk 3:30pm 
Reception for exhibit “Monmouth to M.F.A.”: Alexandra Dupont ’16, Lily Guillen ’18, Azul Nogueron ’17 and Brennan Probst ’12
Everett Gallery

3:30pm, Monmouth Intercultural Network of Alumni panel discussion 
Barnes Electronic Classroom, lower level

Saturday, October 18th
11:30am, Great Lecture Series
Professor Janis Wunderlich
"Following the Fingerprint of Human Innovation Through the Analysis of Ancient Ceramics" 
Barnes Electronic Classroom, lower level

Visit your class yearbook in the Monmouth College Historical Publications section! 
Main level - ask at the information desk.


Question? Chat & Text with a Librarian!


Have a question about APA citation style?  Looking for scholarly sources for your paper? #JustAsk a librarian in person....AND now via chat/text!


Hewes Library is currently testing a chat and text feature on the library's website.

Reach us clicking on the “Ask a Librarian” graphic or texting us at 309-204-9275.

Chat is available during regular Research Desk Hours.

Sunday 12:00 – 4:30 p.m. & 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



Sunday, October 13, 2019

Latin American Film Oct. 16

Join us Wednesday, October 16th at 7pm on the lower level of Hewes Library for the Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department's LATIN AMERICAN AND SPAIN film series.

The third of the screenings is the film "The Companion".  All five movies in the series relate to mental health, and featur topics such as body image, bullying, political violence, isolation, and disease. 

Free popcorn  - and all movies have English subtitles!




Thursday, October 10, 2019

Renewing Materials

Research Tip: Renewing library materials

If you have checked a book out from Hewes Library or an I-Share institution, don't forget to RENEW your materials before the due date.  

To check due dates and renew materials,  simply log in to your library account on the library homepage and select the titles that you would like to renew.

You may request a renewal for ILLiad (interlibrary loan) borrowed materials, although the renewal is at the discretion of the lending library. You'll receive an email with more information after you place your request. 




Questions? Contact the information desk @ 309-457-2190.




Monday, October 7, 2019

Fall Break Hours

Fall Break Library Hours

Tuesday, Oct 8th      7:30am-10pm
Wednesday, Oct 9th 7:30am-4:30pm
Thursday, Oct 10th   8am-4:30pm
Friday, Oct 11th  - Saturday, Oct 12th CLOSED
Sunday, Oct 13th     6pm-12midnight

Regular hours resume Monday, Oct 14th


*Einstein Brothers Bagels closes Tuesday, Oct 8th at 1:30pm and will reopen Monday, Oct 14th, 7:30am.

Friday, October 4, 2019

New Items at Hewes Library

New items are added to the Hewes Library collection on a continual basis. Recent titles have included:

  • Running With The Firm by James Bannon
  • Story of the Stone: A Chinese Novel in Five Volumes by Cao Xueqin
  • Caro by Anthony Caro; edited by Amanda Renshaw
  • On Interpretive Conflict by John Frow
  • Gods of the Upper Air by Charles King
  • Failures of Feeling: Insensibility and the Novel by Wendy Anne Lee
  • Graphs and Geometry by Laszlo Lovasz
  • Politics of the Human by Anne Phillips
  • Diarios de Emilio Renzi by Ricardo Piglia
  • Drawing Architecture by Helen Thomas

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Link Google Scholar to Hewes Library

Researchers use Google Scholar for locating recent research, identifying materials outside a discipline, and full-text deep discovery.  These types of searches complement subscription-based research tools provided by the library such as PsycInfo, ERIC and Web of Science.

It is possible to link Hewes Library full text subscriptions to Google Scholar results, thus increasing full text access to resources.  

This easy, three-step process is outlined on this Google Scholar research guide:
http://library.monmouthcollege.edu/googlescholar.

Spread the word and share with your MC colleagues and students!



Thursday, September 26, 2019

Chat and Text a Librarian!


Hewes Library is currently testing a chat and text feature on the library's website.

Reach us clicking on the “Ask a Librarian” graphic or texting us at 309-204-9275.

Chat is available during regular Research Desk Hours.

Sunday 12:00 – 4:30 p.m. & 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.