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New York Times Online Available Starting August 3

Beginning August 3, 2015 Union College students, faculty, and staff may begin using the New York Times online edition. This institutional subscription includes the full archive of current and historical articles published since 1851. Fulltext coverage of articles published between 1851 through 1922 and since 1981 is complete. Some material published between 1923 and 1980 is unavailable. Union College users may also access this New York Times subscription through apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and Kindle Fire.

New Databases Provided by the Nebraska Library Commission

Through the NebraskAccess program the Nebraska Library Commission provides state-wide access to a number of library databases funded by the state legislature. Significant changes to the array of databases available through NebraskAccess take effect on July 1, 2015.

The Library Acquires New Online Periodical Collections

In preparation for fall classes, the library is in the process of adding four new online resources. JSTOR's Arts & Sciences I and Arts & Sciences II collections as well as the Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive are already available through the library's website.

Union professor reaches out to veterans in prison

When he pulled off the road and stopped at the 66 Station in Rockport, Texas, a few summers ago, Bill Fitts ran into the last person he expected to see.

“My wife and I were going on a vacation,” he recalled. “We were taking a little girl who is autistic with us. She’s a really neat kid—eleven years old. And the ladies said, ‘We need to make a pit stop,’ so I pulled off at a gas station.”

Seeking Nominations for Library Teacher of the Year 2015

Union College Library is seeking nominations for the 2015 Teacher of the Year Award. This award recognizes a Union College teacher's support of the library during the school year and grants him or her the opportunity to expand an area of the library's collection which is of particular professional interest.

World War I's Total War and Propaganda

On Wednesday evening, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the library classroom (room 121), assistant professor of history, Ben Tyner will speaking about “Total War and Propaganda” during World War I.

Video: Professor Jim McClelland On Teaching At Union College

Professor Jim McClelland speaks on teaching at Union College.

Long time Union College art professor Jim McClelland explains his philosophy of teaching and why he loves teaching at Union College.

Adventist Health System makes $2 million endowment gift to Union College

At the Union College Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 9, Rich Reiner, Executive Vice President of Adventist Health System (AHS) and President/CEO Multi-State Division, announced Union College will be receiving a $2 million gift from AHS. Adventist Health System, a Florida based health care provider that operates 45 hospitals in 10 states including Colorado and Kansas, has given Union College $2 million to create a permanent endowed chair for a professor in the Division of Business and Computer Science.

Experience the Great War: Library Fair September 18, 2014

The annual library fair will commemorate the start of World War I this year. For those of you new to Union College and unfamiliar with the annual library fair tradition, this is an open house event to which students, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to visit the library, enjoy food, experience learning activities, and perhaps win prizes while learning more about the library. This fall's fair will take place on September 18, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Across the Unionverse: Kathy Bollinger

How are passion and joy connected? Kathy Bollinger, professor of education, joins hosts Scott Cushman and Emily Wood explore this subject with her, as well as discussing Union's education program, finding a calling, and competition vs. collaboration.

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