Tulane University Libraries (TUL) expands Media Services' Creative Technology Lending Collection (CLTC)
Tulane University Libraries (TUL) are excited to announce the addition of the Creative Technology Lending Collection (CLTC) to Media Services. The CTLC is designed to enable all students, staff, and faculty to engage with new technologies and avenues to share their creative and scholarly work. Developed with first-time users in mind, most equipment is plug-and-play with a low learning curve.… (read more)
Celebrate the successful scholarship of recent Tulane graduates through Tulane University Libraries’ (TUL) Digital Repository! Completed earlier this month, the 2021 cohort of Newcomb-Tulane College Senior Theses and Projects are now available to view online. From motherhood… (read more)
This summer, The Latin American Library (LAL) offered a satellite course for the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School (RBS)—a milestone in expanding the RBS curriculum to incorporate forms of writing, recording, and printing from Mexico and Central and South America. Dr. Hortensia Calvo, Doris Stone Librarian and Director of LAL; Dr. Christine Hernández, Curator of Special Collections at… (read more)
Connect and reflect after the first week of classes at Tulane University Libraries (TUL)'s Lunch Tray Series: Noontime Poetry at the Library with Bouchaib Gadir on Friday, August 27 at 12pm. A Tulane professor in the Department of French and Italian and American Moroccan poet, Bouchaib Gadir will read his own poetry which explores immigrants' experiences of loneliness and belonging, as well as… (read more)
On July 8, 2021, Tulane University Libraries (TUL) completed the large-scale implementation of a new library platform, Alma, impacting the entire Tulane community. After 23 years, TUL has migrated from the Voyager system, which ran a wide range of library functions through separate modules on individual computer hard drives, to Alma for its cloud-based… (read more)
Many Tulane University Libraries (TUL) users encounter staff members’ warm welcome at the circulation desk or receive research assistance from subject librarians. Yet there are many active members of the TUL team who diligently work behind the scenes who users may never see, including Grace YoungJoo Jeon, Assessment and User Experience Librarian.
With significant experience in both… (read more)
Vacations to far off destinations may be on hold this summer, but readers can travel back in time through The Lantern in Tulane University Libraries’ (TUL) digital library. Published weekly in New Orleans from September 1886 to November 1889, The Lantern was a short-lived newspaper devoted to the dissemination of “useful knowledge and beneficial information on all questions and… (read more)
With the start of the new library system, Alma, which will assist us in managing our print and online collections within a single platform, we have temporarily suspended users’ login to their library account from the web pages. Anyone looking to renew items needs to do so in person or by calling the Checkout Desk at (504) 865-5689.
Over the past year, Tulane University Libraries (TUL) staff members and librarians have demonstrated high degrees of flexibility in response to both COVID-related and weather-related disruptions. The Circulation and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) departments are a great example of this, maintaining a commitment to excellent customer service during volatile periods of unanticipated circumstances.… (read more)