Preus Library Blog

Library Services Meeting March 13, 2013

We began a more focused discussion regarding liaison relationships with college programs and centers. For many years we have had liaison relationships with academic departments. Some liaison work

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Update: Encore service restored

UPDATED 12:15pm, 2/20/13 – Access has been restored to Encore.The Encore search tool is currently unavaillable. In the meantime, you may search the library catalog at

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E-Books: Software or Book?

I came across the following article posted on Twitter last week. An intriguing examination of the current fundamental disagreements between publishers and libraries regarding e-books and proposals

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E-Reading Activities in J-Term

During J-Term 2013, LIS invites members of the Luther community to explore the boundaries and freedom of e-reading through a variety of activities, including: Workshops: All work

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Library of Congress Junior Fellows Program

The Library of Congress has put out a call for applications for their Junior Fellows program. The summer program is open to undergraduates and graduate students.I would recommend that you s

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Encore is fixed.

Update 8:30PM — Encore is back online.7:30PM — The Encore server is currently down. If you need to search for books you can use the alternative interface at

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Finals Week at Preus

Fall semester has flown by and here we are with finals week upon us. As always, the crew here at Preus is ready and standing by to meet your research, technology, and overall studying needs.

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Amherst College open-access press

Today’s issue of the Chronicle’s Wired Campus email mentions that Amherst College is starting an open-access, all digital academic press, housed in the library. Here’s a

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