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  1. Dartmouth College Library Baker-Berry Library Current Periodicals Reading Room News Center Jones Media Center Evans Map Room Biomedical Libraries Dana Biomedical Library Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library Feldberg Business and Engineering Library Kresge Physical Sciences Library Paddock Music Library Rauner Special Collections Library Sherman Art Library Storage Library Library Services Acquisitions Services Cataloging and Metadata Services Digital Library Technologies Group Education and Outreach Library Communications and Web Management Preservation Services Shipping and Receiving

  2. Dartmouth College Library Online • Click on Search/Browse to identify materials in the collection. • Find Over… • 2.5 million books • 20,000 current paper journals • 35,000 electronic journals • 350 electronic databases • 150,000 electronic books • 2.5 million microforms • 75,000 audiovisual titles • 180,000 maps

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  4. Borrow Materials • Check out books, movies, journals, and more – FREE! • Just bring your Dartmouth ID to any library. • Dartmouth doesn’t have the materials you want? • Get them through DartDoc (Interlibrary Loan) or Borrow Direct • Retired employees also get free library privileges. • Spouses or domestic partners can get a library card, too!

  5. Reference Help • Need help finding the right resources? • Need a dictionary, encyclopedia, telephone book, or thesaurus? • Need help getting started on a research project? • Visit one of the libraries’ reference desks or go to: Dartmouth College Library  Library Services  Get Reference Help

  6. Computer Access • You are welcome to use the public Macs and PCs you will find throughout the libraries. • If you’d like to bring your own laptop, there are data ports and wireless network access throughout the libraries.

  7. Map of the Libraries Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library is located at D.H.M.C.

  8. Baker-Berry Library • Baker-Berry Library houses the collections for the Humanities and the Social Sciences, including the Cook Mathematics Collection. • Baker-Berry provides open stacks, allowing library patrons to browse through the collections. • Included in Baker-Berry are public computer work stations, classrooms, 24-hour study spaces, group and individual study areas, and more. • Baker-Berry has public computer workstations, classrooms, 24-hour study spaces, group and individual study areas, a café, and more…

  9. Current Periodicals Room • The Current Periodicals Room holds Baker-Berry's collection of current periodicals. • This is a popular, quiet reading space. • The Current Periodicals Room has a ClearView video magnifier to enlarge print materials for patrons with visual impairments.

  10. News Center • The News Center is a multimedia service point for news. • Two plasma screen TVs run different news channels all day, every day. Headphones are available at the News Center Desk. • 100 newspapers and news journals from the local area and around the world are available for you to read. • An adaptive technology station is available for patrons with special needs.

  11. Find Local News Online Read the News at your Desk – Headlines are Hot off the Press! Full Format Newspapers are Just One Click Away!

  12. Jones Media Center • The Jones Media Center is a multimedia viewing and development facility. JMC also operates the campus cable TV network. • Check out VHS and DVD movies for FREE. Choose from a collection of 10,000 titles. • Use microfilm and microfiche collections of journals, newspapers, government documents, and much more.

  13. Evans Map Room • The Evans Map Room has a vast collection of maps, including: • Steet Maps • Atlases • Books / Journals • CD-ROMs • Computer Software • Globes • Aerial Photos • Maps for hiking and biking, maps of any place you want to go – or just dream about.

  14. Novack Café • Take a break at the Novack Café. They have sandwiches, soups, bagels, cookies, juice, coffee, sodas, and more. • A great spot to meet for coffee or just read a newspaper. • The Café is also a popular 24-hour study space, complete with public computers.

  15. Tower Room • Enjoy the view of the Dartmouth Green from the Tower Room, on the second floor of Baker. • This beautiful, wood-paneled room with leather armchairs and walls full of books is a favorite spot for quiet reading.

  16. Orozco Murals • Along the walls of the Baker Reserve Corridor are the famous Orozco Murals. • Painted by Mexican muralist and painter José Clemente Orozco in 1932-34 while he was an artist in residence, they depict the turbulent history of North America. • The murals are considered by many to be one of the finest forms of expressionist art in North America. Stop by the Reserves Corridor in Baker-Berry and listen to the NEW audio tour!

  17. Biomedical Libraries Dana Biomedical Library is located in Gilman and houses the collection for medicine and the biological sciences. The Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library is located at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The collection contains recent clinical materials, the nursing collection, and the Consumer Health collection.

  18. Feldberg Business and Engineering Library • Feldberg Library is in the Murdough Center. • The collection serves the Tuck School of Business and the Thayer School of Engineering. • The collection includes periodicals and books, but is primarily available online as e-resources. • Many periodicals, along with U.S. Government technical reports, and Securities and Exchange Commission company filings, are available in microform.

  19. Kresge Physical Sciences Library Kresge Library is on the third floor of Fairchild Hall, within the Fairchild Physical Sciences Center. Kresge staff provide services and collections to support research and teaching in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental sciences, mathematics, physical geography, and physics. • All employees are welcome to use the print and digital materials. Kresge has an extensive reference collection for the non-specialist on topics such as chemicals in the environment, climate and weather, rocks and minerals, and astronomical events.

  20. Paddock Music Library • Paddock Music Library is located in the lower level of the Hopkins Center. • The collection includes: • Monographs • Scores • Sound and Video recordings • Reference Materials and Journals • CD-ROMs And…places to listen and view the wide range of music resources.

  21. Rauner Special Collections Library • Rauner is located in Webster Hall. The library houses the College's manuscripts, rare books, and the College Archives. • The collection also includes: • Playbills, photographs, musical scores from the late 18th century • Historical College records from 1769 to the present • Diaries, journals, photographs, genealogical files and more • Dartmouth Yearbooks Don’t miss Audubon’s “Birds of America”, on display in Rauner!

  22. Sherman Art Library • Sherman Art Library is in Carpenter Hall. • The collection contains materials on architecture, art history, and studio art including: • Books and periodicals • Exhibition catalogs from art museums and galleries around the world • Auction catalogs • Special collections of artists' books, facsimiles, catalogues raisonnés, and other rare items.

  23. Storage Library • The Dartmouth College Library acquires material in many formats and retains the vast majority of items added to the collection. When space became a critical problem for the Library in the early 1980s, an off-site storage facility was constructed. • To request items from Storage, use the "Request Selected Item" feature in the library catalog. • The books or articles you request will be delivered to an on-campus library within 1-2 working days. • Photocopies of articles may be delivered on paper or to your email (a PDF file).

  24. Acquisitions Services • Acquisitions Services staff orders and processes every book, journal, video, musical score, and all other materials that are acquired by the libraries.

  25. Cataloging and Metadata Services • Cataloging and Metadata Services creates and maintains the Dartmouth College Library Catalog, and other discovery tools that describe Library collections. • Because of their work, scholars on campus and all around the world can discover Dartmouth's collections!

  26. Digital Library Technologies • Digital Library Technologies Group develops underlying infrastructure, technologies, and architecture to support the Dartmouth College Digital Library. DLTG supports public access to library systems such as the Library Catalog and E-Resources. • Together they have created: • Library class registration programs • Feedback forms • Automatic A-to-Z index • Library news system

  27. Library Communications & Web Management • Library Communications and Web Management provides leadership for the creation, development and maintenance of an effective web presence for the Library. • Works closely with the Technologies Group to define, manage and specify services & tools for the library website and staff who maintain web pages.

  28. Shipping and Receiving • Shipping and Receiving supports all Dartmouth Libraries and Computing Services. • Shipping and Receiving handles all campus and US Postal mail deliveries, shipments of DartDoc (Interlibrary Loan) and Borrow Direct books, and the transfer of materials between libraries around campus.

  29. Preservation Services • Preservation Services is responsible for the maintenance of all parts of the Dartmouth Library collection. • They repair books, bind journals, save damaged materials, preserve rare items, and handle all collection disasters (books in danger of floods from broken pipes, moldy books, and more).

  30. ART Random Acts of Visit our website to see Videos clips of the Random Act performances! Through the Random Acts of Art program, the Library invites student musicians, singers, and artists to perform during lunch time. These 15-20 minute performances allow students to reach a broader audience, perform in a different setting, and promote upcoming concerts and events. In return, the performances provide a study break for people working in the Library.

  31. Tuesday Nights at Jones Learn how to…. • Create I Movies • Edit images in Adobe Photoshop • Design PowerPoint Presentations • Teach with Blackboard (Blogs & Wikis) Sign-up for a workshop today!

  32. BOOK ARTS WORKSHOP Workshops are open to students and any member of the Dartmouth Community. FREE! Studios are located in Baker Library and are…

  33. BOOK ARTS WORKSHOP Projects span from making hand decorated papers to Innovative book structures! Use the Letterpress workshop to print holiday cards, stationary, or your favorite poem!

  34. BOOK ARTS WORKSHOP Professional instructors are there to help you… Setup and operate the presses, learn new skills, and assist you with personal projects

  35. BOOK ARTS WORKSHOP Create your own Valentines! Holiday Cards, invitations and more!

  36. BOOK ARTS WORKSHOP Learn more about future workshops by visiting the Book Arts Workshop Blitz Bulletin!