#MoHonest: A History of Racism and Student Protest at Mount Holyoke
If you are a part of the Mount Holyoke community, you have likely seen the #MoHonest posts around campus and online (if not, here's a statement from the students involved). This campaign was sparked by a specific incident of a Mount Holyoke student being arrested and subsequently calling out the (Read more...)
Hymns, Primers, and Cures, Oh My! Exciting Developments in the Skinner Museum Print Collection
Rare and vintage books from the Skinner Museum’s collection are currently being inventoried and put into the larger catalogue system-- soon they will be available and easy to find for researchers on campus!The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, located just down the street from Mount Holyoke College, is a treasure trove (Read more...)
Ella is going to retire!
Ella has done her job well for many years and is now looking forward to her impending retirement later this year. Current course sites have been moved to Moodle and many of us have discovered the collaborative power of Google for group work and moved on our own. But we (Read more...)
Black History Month in the Archives!
The Archives and Special Collections is proud to have documents relating to many black alumnae of Mount Holyoke College. Here we've chosen to profile a few wonderful and accomplished graduates.Hortense Parker Attends Mount Holyoke (1879-1883)Hortense Parker was the first known black woman (and woman of color) to attend MHC. Her (Read more...)
Diversity and the Hive Mind: A few thoughts on Wikipedia Edit-a-thons
On Tuesday, Grace Yoo posted about the well-documented gender gap among Wikipedia editors, and I want to add to that with a few thoughts on why I think contributing to Wikipedia is exciting and worthwhile.A few weeks ago, as we were finalizing logistics for our upcoming Seven Sisters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, (Read more...)
LITS (Library, Information and Technology Services)
is here to help!
Please stop by at one of our main service points: Information Commons, Research Help or Circulation Desks to pick up your LITS welcome gift, get information about the resources available to you, and meet the LITS folks looking forward to working with you.
Registering your computer
If you brought a computer to campus, you will need to register it on our network. You can register your computer in your room by opening a web browser to an off-campus
site. Before doing that, please download and install all the updates and patches for your computer. Otherwise, registration will fail. After updating your computer follow the instructions online including, when prompted, uninstalling any virus protection software you may already have on your computer.
Should you encounter any problems registering your computer, please bring your computer to our Information Commons on the 4th floor of Miles Smith (Williston Library).
LITS Building Hours
The LITS Building schedule during Orientation (January 16 - January 18) and our regular schedule, starting January 22, are posted on the web.
Keep an eye out for future postings in the LITS Blog.....also check out LITS presence in Facebook.
Take a deep breath, settle in, make new relationships, renew old, study
hard, play hard. Most of all enjoy your Mount Holyoke experience!
LITS January Intersession Hours 2013
LITS Complex (Williston Library, Miles-Smith, Info Commons, MEWS) Monday - Thursday (*see below for exceptions): 8:30 am - 10 pm Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm Saturday & Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm * Thursday, 1/17/13: New Students Arrive & Orientation 8:30 am - 10 pm * Saturday, 1/19/13 - Monday, 1/21/13: January Recess - Closed * Monday, 1/21/13: Martin Luther King Holiday - Closed Tuesday, 1/22/13: Second Semester Begins - Resume regular hours
We look forward to welcoming you back to campus later this month!
LITS will operate on a reduced schedule during the December break:
December 18, 2012 to January 2 , 2013
LITS Complex (Williston Library, Miles-Smith, Info Commons, MEWS) Tues. 12/18 - Fri. 12/21 8:30 am - 5 pm Sat 12/22 - Wed 12/26 Closed for Break Thur. 12/27 - Fri. 12/28 8:30 am - 5 pm Sat. 12/29 - Tue. 1/1/2013 Closed Wed. 1/2/2013 (January Term Begins) 8:30 am - 10 pm LITS Services