Author Archives: Rachael Muszkiewicz
Given that the majority of information resources available for faculty and students are online, and given that print usage and gate count statistics show that few faculty and students are in the Christopher Center Library on Sundays during the summer … Continue reading
Are you an undergraduate that has done a research project in the last year (calendar year 2012)? Do you have the short time it will take to write a 500-750 word essay on your research process? Then you could win … Continue reading
Interested in what’s been going on in the library? The Valpo Library fall newsletter is available in ValpoScholar at this link.
A new exhibit in the fireplace lounge on the third floor of the Christopher Center honors the memory of former member and chair of the Valparaiso University Board of Directors, Gerald Pelzer. Items donated to the University Archives by his … Continue reading
The Christopher Center Library has been awarded an NEH Preservation Grant for Smaller Institutions to conduct a preservation assessment of the rare book collection in the Archives and Special Collections Department. The results of this assessment will inform current and … Continue reading
For those interested in Valparaiso University and the Christmas tradition, the Christopher Center Library is currently displaying a select number of Valpo Guild Christmas ornaments displaying messages and pictures related to Valparaiso University. These ornaments come from Special Collections/Archives located … Continue reading
For anyone wishing to do research on the history of Valparaiso University and its alumni, an online inventory of the university archives is now available for searching at: http://library.valpo.edu/archives/inventory.html. This inventory is not a comprehensive catalog of VU’s archives, but rather … Continue reading
For the first time ever, the Christopher Center Library is participating in the national LibQUAL+® survey. The survey, developed by the Association of Research Libraries, measures library service quality and identifies best practices. To date, it has been taken by over 1 million … Continue reading
Dr. James P. Beasley will be giving a lecture entitled From Normal School to Valpo: The Influence of Mantie E. Baldwin. In the space of thirty years (1875-1906), the Northern Indiana Normal School underwent radical changes. As the Northern Indiana Normal … Continue reading
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