News and announcements pertaining to the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections and the Digital Initiatives Program.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Drexel Freshmen Get Help From 'Personal Librarians'

With students spending more research time in front of the screen and less in the stacks, librarians at Drexel University are trying a fresh approach to helping new freshmen navigate their resources: "personal librarians."

The Personal Librarian Program assigns each of the university's 2,750 entering freshmen to a librarian.

http://chronicle.com/blogPost/Drexel-Freshmen-Get-Help-From/26906/

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Latest UW Flickr Collection: HATS

Bonnets, headdresses, crowns, veils- they're all featured in this collection of people in hats or hat-like items from around the world.

Fun Stuff!!