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Early Spring Fine Amnesty February 2nd

Whether or not you respect Punxsutawney Phil's abilities as a weather forecaster, we've got great news! We're so excited about the prospect of an early spring that we are offering fine amnesty! Today only, return your library books that were due on or before January 24th and we will waive the remaining overdue fine. Please note that this is only for items that are returned today that were due on or before the first day of spring classes.

RIT Archive Collections featured in the local news

RIT Archive Collections was featured this week in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and on Time Warner Cable News for their recent acquisition of the B. Thomas Golisano Archives. The news stories provide some background on Golisano, describe the creation of the archive, and also provide insight into the role of university archives. 

New citation guides now available!

We are thrilled to announce the release of our new citation guides. Our librarians have been working hard to create guides that are informative and easy to use. 

Database of the Month: Building Green

Working on a sustainable design?  BuildingGreen contains research materials on green materials and sustainable design, including case studies and best green practices.

Stressed?! Join us for a coloring event!

Join us to de-stress with some coloring!

First floor of The Wallace Center, near the fish tank.

Monday 14 December, Noon—1pm

Wednesday 16 December, 4—6pm

See you there!

Meet Brody & share your feedback to enter our contest

We are excited to share Brody with you! Located on the First Floor, this ergonomically designed chair is good for your body and good for your brain! Sit down, plug in and tell us what you think. Post a selfie while sitting in the chair, along with your feedback on our Facebook page. You’ll be entered to win a $25 Java Wally’s gift card! One entry per person. Winner will be selected on Friday, December 11th at 3 p.m.

Database of the Month: Academic OneFile

Looking for articles on the economic and psychological impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on society?  Academic OneFile is a premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from multiple disciplines including medicine, technology and social sciences.

New book from the RIT Press: Frozen in Time, The History of RIT Hockey

Nationally acclaimed sportswriter Scott Pitoniak’s Frozen in Time recounts the rich history and traditions of the RIT hockey program, and its rise from a humble team with hand-me-down jerseys to one of the nation’s most respected athletic programs. Pitoniak’s narrative, along with many photos old and new, brings to life the transformation of the RIT Tiger pucksters, chronicling the people, players, places and moments which enabled the men’s and women’s hockey teams to become national champions.

New exhibition: Kate Gleason, Visionary: A tribute on her 150th birthday

Exhibition dates: 19 November — 18 December 2015
Opening Reception:
Thursday 19 November 2015, 5-6:30pm
Sunken Gallery, The Wallace Center, 2nd floor
This exhibition serves as a tribute to Kate Gleason’s multifaceted achievements in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, banking, and building.