Students give input on Coates Library renovations

Students give input on Coates Library renovations

Library architecture class provides unique opportunity for prospective changes
Joshua Mitra, News Reporter February 8, 2024

At the beginning of this semester, Kathryn O’Rourke, professor of art and art history, began teaching The Architecture of Libraries (ARTH-3391-1), a special topics art history class that allows students...

Where you study and what it says about you

Where you study and what it says about you

Are you more of a second floor library type or a CSI studier?
Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter October 6, 2022

Trinity’s campus offers many niche and comforting study spaces for any type of student. Some prefer sitting outside on the lawn, some prefer a more social setting in Coates Student Center and others...

Main room of special collections

Special Collections and Archives: A fantasyland of diverse histories

Hoelscher and Schnur work to make students feel welcome in a room of precious history
Lauren Roddis, Pulse Reporter March 3, 2022

Nestled west of the stairs on the second floor of Coates Library is a cozy room that looks as if it’s straight out of “Downton Abbey.” This room houses Trinity’s Special Collections and Archives....

Photo credit: Oliver Chapin-Eiserloh

Facilities Services replaces aged pipes

Neha Kumar November 21, 2019
Construction is underway to restore indoor heating and hot water to various areas on campusaffirming
Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Librarians are faculty, too. They can get tenure

Jolie Francis July 9, 2019
Tenure-seeking for librarians varies only slightly from professors
Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Coates Library presents exhibit on Artemisia Bowden

Noelle Barrera February 28, 2019
Bowden was an engaged educator and activist
Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

A look into the library’s displays

Calliope Izquierdo August 31, 2018
The Coates Librarians welcome students by displaying books and other items
A day in the life of the TLC staff

A day in the life of the TLC staff

Maggie Lupo April 11, 2018

Tucked away near the main entryway of Coates Library, the Tiger Learning Commons (TLC), new this year, is the hub of academic support for students on campus. The TLC includes Student Accessibility Services,...

Colleen Hoelscher looks through files in the Rare Books room. photo by Stephen Sumrall-Orsak, staff photographer

A day in the life of the Special Collections staff

Maggie Lupo April 4, 2018

An atmosphere of quiet reverence perfuses the Rare Books room in Coates Library. The carpeted floor and weathered furniture lend a close, cozy ambiance, and each of the hundreds of books lining the walls...

illustration by Andrea Nebhut

What does Net Neutrality’s repeal mean for our connected campus?

Bobby Watson February 1, 2018

Since the Federal Communications Committee (FCC) repealed net neutrality last November, U.S. citizens and business analysts have speculated about how Internet Service Providers (ISPs) might react to the...

graphic by Tyler Herron

Diane Graves, a passionate mentor

Nicholas Shockey November 9, 2017

What has been the most important part of your time at Trinity?  For me, it is the faculty who care deeply for their students, whose passion is helping students find their own. The right mentor can cultivate...

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