September 2008 Archives

Listen online with Smithsonian Global Sound, a collection of 35,000 tracks of world music, spoken word, and natural sounds available online. This new resource includes recordings from the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the Archival collection of Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon, and other labels.

Find it on the Databases page under "S" for Smithsonian Global Sound.

Shi Zhiru, Professor of Religious Studies, Pomona College
Thurs., Oct. 9th, 4:15 - Honnold/Mudd Library - Founders Room
Free and open to all.

FMI: adam.rosenkranz(at)

Upcoming Research Workshops

The Libraries are offering several workshops that can help save you time with your research:

Finding the Articles You Need
Learn how to use library databases to find the full text of articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.

Using RefWorks
Learn how to use RefWorks to manage your citations and create bibliographies and notes online.

Basic Business Research
Learn how to find the right sources for your Business research.

For more information go to

Susan McWilliams (Pomona Politics), Jean Schroedel (CGU Politics), Diana Selig (CMC History), Catherine Allgor (CMC History), Moderated by Cecelia Conrad (Scripps Dean of Faculty)

Constitutional Discourse: A Panel Discussion of Women and the Constitution (in Remembrance of Ruth Schooley)

Wed., Sept. 17th, 4:15 PM - Honnold/Mudd Lbrary - Founders Room

Open to all, refreshments follow the panel discussion.

Parents' Day Book Raffle Winners

At the Parents' Day events at the end of August, the Libraries held raffles on each campus for copies of Parents' Guide To College Life : 181 Straight Answers On Everything You Can Expect Over the Next Four Years, by Robin Raskin (Princeton Review, 2006).

The winning parents are:
Pomona College : Nicki and Dan Dayley of Colorado, parents of Gabriel (Gabe) Dayley
Scripps College : Julia Morris of California, mother of Asia Morris.
Claremont McKenna College : Fred McCoy of Illinois, uncle of Nicholas Wright.
Harvey Mudd College : Anne Ryan of Maryland, mother of Louis Ryan
Pitzer College : Julie Kane of New York, mother of Cydney Ortiz


Blais Is Back up Again

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Blais library catalog, Link+ requests, and off-campus access to databases have been restored. If you notice any problems, please contact the Honnold/Mudd Library Services Desk at 909-621-1850.

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