What's new in the library
WELCOME ALYSON KOENIG TO GRACE LIBRARY!
Please welcome the newest addition of our Access Services Librarian, Alyson Koenig! Alyson received both her bachelor’s degree (History, English Literature) and master’s degree (Public History) from Duquesne University. She joined the Carlow University community in 2015, serving as the Assistant Manager of the Bookstore after transferring from her role as Textbook Manager at the Duquesne University Bookstore. Prior to working for Barnes & Noble, she interned and volunteered at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Special Collections) and the Heinz History Center (Cataloguing). Alyson’s specialties and interests include archival processing and management, historical editing and transcription, and historical fashion. In her spare time, she enjoys watching period dramas and TV shows, baking, and playing tabletop games. She looks forward to working with the Carlow community in a new capacity!
WELCOME RICHARD BRZUSTOWICZ TO GRACE LIBRARY!
Grace Library is excited to welcome the addition of our new Instruction and Outreach Librarian, Richard Brzustowicz! Richard is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College (Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy) and Dominican University (Master of Library and Information Science). Before joining Grace Library's staff as the Instruction and Outreach Librarian, he provided reference support and youth services at River Forest Public Library (River Forest, IL), Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), and Crafton Public Library (Pittsburgh, PA). Richard's areas of emphasis include information literacy, critical information studies, and the organization and representation of information. He also loves cats, cult films, classic science fiction novels, and late-70s/early-80s new wave music. Feel free to stop by and say hello!
NEW FEMINIST THOUGHT & LITERATURE, LGBTQ STUDIES, AND CONTEMPORARY NONFICTION COLLECTIONS!
Check out our new book collections at the library, where we highlight classics in Feminist Thought & Literature and LGBTQ Studies, as well as new, challenging, and thought-provoking ideas in those fields. You can find narrative nonfiction, memoirs, news, contemporary discussions, and other modern topics in the new Contemporary Nonfiction collection as well! Come browse and see what's new!
NEW INTEGRATED LIBRARY SYSTEM - WMS
The Grace Library is excited to unveil our new all-in-one search & discovery system, WMS! This new system includes full-text database searching, interlibrary loan, book and eBook discovery, citing and sharing tools, and Google Scholar integration all in a single online platform. It is now easier than ever to find materials for your research by using the enhanced filtering and sorting features – by topic, publication date, authors, scholarly research, language, and much more. Please see our tutorials for step-by-step instructions on using this exciting new system.
NEW DATABASE - ACADEMIC VIDEO ONLINE
Grace Library now has access to thousands of streaming videos from a wide range of subject areas through Academic Video Online! Subjects include American studies, art, design, diversity, health sciences, history, literature, language, music, performing arts, psychology, counseling, science, engineering, social sciences, and more. Visit the library's A-Z Databases page, or click here to try it out!