New From the Wesleyan Collections

Wesleyan: In Sickness and in Health

Wesleyan: In Sickness and in Health

A new exhibit, Wesleyan: In Sickness and in Health, is on display in Olin Library. “Why this topic?” you say, “Haven’t we heard enough about disease lately?”  Good point.  We are sick of hearing about people getting sick.
Design Buttons for New Student Orientation!

Design Buttons for New Student Orientation!

We know the days leading up to your campus arrival date can drag on, and that many students are eager to get back into the swing of things. With this in mind, we thought we’d give you an opportunity to channel your anticipation and creative energy. As part of our 2021 orientation offerings, the library ... Read more
For Objects in a Collection, Documentation is Everything!

For Objects in a Collection, Documentation is Everything!

I’m a rising senior here at Wes, and last semester I had the amazing opportunity to work with Professor Wendi Field Murray in the Archaeology & Anthropology Collections (AAC) to build a tutorial centered around Museum Collections Care and Management. In the coming months, I will be sharing some of the lessons I learned.
Report on the library’s ongoing equity and justice work

Report on the library’s ongoing equity and justice work

In July 2020, Wesleyan Library formed five staff teams to examine how we could fight systemic racism and promote social justice in our organization and daily work, and contribute to a more equitable and just Wesleyan campus and global community.  Below are highlights from the initiatives we’ve undertaken this past year and the next steps ... Read more
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