Category Archives: Library

Books That Shaped America

The Library of Congress conducted a survey to “spark a national conversation on books and their importance in Americans’ lives, and, indeed, in shaping our nation.” From the results, they compiled a list of 88 Books That Shaped America. We’ve … Continue reading

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Become a Call Number Master!

New to Library of Congress? Need to find a book on the shelf? Wondering about the structure of a call number? Want to browse subjects? Our Call Number Tutorial explains each part of the call number and how to use … Continue reading

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Give the Library VHS Collection a New Home!

We have withdrawn the VHS Tapes from the library. It was time. They are now on the Book Sale Shelf (the shelves that make up the Pratt Computer Lab wall). Everything is first come, first serve and there’s some great … Continue reading

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Great Summer Reading At The Library!

Stumped about what to read next? We have added, and are continuing to add, dozens of award winners and nominees from the following: 2012 Pulitzer Prize (Pulitzer2012) 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award(NBCCaward2011) 2011 National Book Award(NatlBookAward2011) 2011 New York … Continue reading

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Digital Final Products News and Clues

Goddard students and faculty may now access recently submitted electronic Theses and BA Final Products. This growing collection reflects the diversity of Goddard’s academic programs and provides access to a resource consisting of our graduates’ independent, scholarly and creative works.

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Welcome MFA-IA Students!

It is a joy to see new and returning MFA-IA students on campus with vibrant energy, engaged in intellectual and artistic work. Our library is not only a virtual, but also a physical destination. While on campus, you have the … Continue reading

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Library News

Welcome  new and returning MFW students!  While on campus, I hope you have a chance to spend some time in the library. We have a new exhibit on the history of the college, entitled: The History of Goddard College Exhibit, … Continue reading

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Changing Privacy Settings in the Library Catalog

Don’t want the library software to keep track of your reading history? No problem! We have the system set to keep histories so you can see everything you’ve checked out. If you don’t want that, simply follow the instructions in … Continue reading

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ebooks on EBSCOhost

The library offers downloadable ebooks through the familiar EBSCO search interface. Our initial title offerings include 2500-3000 titles from leading publishers of reference, scholarly and professional books. You can perform a keyword search of the ebook database using the FIND … Continue reading

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Looking For a Great Nonfiction Book to Read?

TIME Magazine just released their All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books and the Eliot D. Pratt Library has many of them available for check out. If you want to peruse them, simply click on “Tag Cloud” underneath the search box in … Continue reading

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