Kresge Physical Sciences Library
& Cook Mathematics Collection
This is a quarterly electronic newsletter to update you on what’s happening in your Library! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions or suggestions!
- Gear Up! was held in several locations (Fairchild Tower, MacLean, Life Sciences Center, and Baker Hall) and the turnout was great!
- A new collaborative authoring tool, Authorea, was featured in a webinar in Kresge on Jan. 21st. We are looking into a site license that will allow Dartmouth authors to store a greater number of private articles in Authorea accounts.
- CV/Resume Writing in LaTeX session took place on February 4 in Kresge and was a fun, interactive tips-sharing session. Each participant left with ideas on how to improve his CV or resume and using LaTeX to create the layout he was looking for.
- Kresge hosted a Kiss and Tell board on Valentine’s Day.
- Altmetrics were the topic of an ACS webinar viewed in Kresge on Feb. 20th.
- In the Winter term, Shirley Zhao worked with two Writing 5 classes and Prof Wegner’s Astronomy 25 class.
- Jane Quigley worked with chemistry graduate student Xin Su, who gave a presentation on using Reaxys to the Chem 262 seminar. View the slides on the Chemistry Research Guide, on the Tutorials & Tips tab
- April 3 @ 5-6pm — LaTeX users tip sharing session
- TBD: Thesis Writers Bootcamp
- New exhibit: Ghost of Dartmouth Eye Institute Past
- New book display: Exploring the Universe through Atlases and Photographs
Spring Staffing and Hours
- This term Kresge will be open Monday-Thursday 8am-1am, Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday 11am-10pm, and Sunday 11am-1am.
- Ann Perbohner is on leave for 6-8 weeks and in the interim, Shirley Zhao will be managing the mathematics and computer science collections and supporting the information and teaching needs of the respective departments. Veneda Gabourel, a night supervisor at Baker-Berry Library, will be helping us out with Saturday staffing.
- We are continually adding new books to the collection. Please drop by Kresge to peruse our New Books shelf or check the new acquisitions lists.
- If there’s a new book that you think would make a great addition to the library, please suggest a purchase!
Research/Information Guide Highlights
- LaTeX and BibTeX – Getting Started
- Scholarly Publishing & Communication
- Popular Science Collection
- MOOCs and More!
Select library-wide and campus-wide events
- DCAL Spring workshops and events
- Leading Voices in Higher Education
- Friday nights @ 8-10pm — Public Observing at the Observatory
- April 1 @ 12:30-2pm — Theses & Dissertations: Know your copy rights and author rights
- April 4 @ 4-6pm — Tesla TechFair
- April 10 @ 5-7:30pm — Graduate Student Poster Session
- April 15 — Dana Library is opening in their new space at 37 Dewey Field Road
- May 23 @ 4-7pm — Annual Wetterhahn Science Symposium