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Carla Hayden is Our Newest Librarian of Congress

The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States. It holds many print and digital collections, as well as, assists with research for members of congress, and houses the United States Copyright office. The library is located in Washington D.C.

On September 14, 2016 Carla Hayden was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress. She is both the first woman and first African American to be Librarian of Congress.

See the links below for more information on Carla Hayden and the Library of Congress:

Ali, S. (2016, Sept. 14). “Carla Hayden to be Sworn In as First African American, Woman to Head Library of Congress.” NBC News. Retrieved from

History of the Library. Library of Congress. Retrieved from https://www.loc.gov/about/history-of-the-library/

Carla Hayden’s Favorite Things Pinterest Board: https://www.pinterest.com/LibraryCongress/carla-haydens-favorite-things/


Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day!

The library is celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. in the Library Learning Commons. Come learn Pirate and many other languages with our Mango Languages database. Earn raffle tickets for signing up for Mango, completing the short Pirate course in Mango, speaking to someone in another language, and more!

Lots of prizes available including Mango Languages themed mugs, t-shirts and bags.

See you there Matey!

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Welcome back!

Time for the start of the Fall semester. The library wants to make sure you have all the tools you need to succeed. Check out the information below:

Not sure where to get started with your research? Check out our frequently used databases: http://libguides.caldwell.edu/subjectdatabases/frequentlyused

Citations getting you down? Take a look at this guide and keep an eye out for APA and MLA citation workshops this semester: http://libguides.caldwell.edu/citations

Need writing assistance? Writing tutors will be in the Library’s Learning Commons starting mid September.

Need some study time?
The Library is open:
Monday- Thursday 7:30 a.m. – Midnight
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9-5 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 9 p.m.

How about a break from all that hard work? Check out our social media pages (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter), get a massage in the massage chair, sit down with the puzzle, or print something in 3D!

Still have a question? Stop by the library, give us a call (973-618-3337), text us (973- 947-6902), or chat with us!

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Jennings Library Faculty & Staff Coloring Contest!

Need a little relaxation this August? How about coloring your stress away?

coloring-1The Library is running a coloring contest for all faculty and staff. Packets with coloring pages will be sent to department offices. To enter, simply color a sheet from the packet and return the completed picture to the library by 8/23. All completed entries will be entered to win a prize! You may even see your work of art displayed in the library.

So get your colored pencils ready and ease into the fall semester with some coloring fun!

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Library Hours for August

calendarStarting August 1 the Library hours will be:

MondayThursday8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. – Noon
Saturdays and Sundays- Closed

Exceptions: The Library will be closed Friday August 5.

Normal hours resume August 29.

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Get an Answer!

get-answerCheck out the library’s FAQ system called “Get an Answer.”

Use this system to find out where the scanner is in the library, how long you can check a book out for, or how to find a psychology database. All these and much more are searchable in “Get an Answer”!

Did you search for an answer and did not find it? Submit it with the question form and we will get back to you.

Get an Answer: http://libanswers.caldwell.edu

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Library Hours 4th of July Weekend

The library will be closed Saturday July 2 – Monday July 4 for the 4th of July holiday weekend. The library will reopen Tuesday July 5 at 8 a.m.

Remember you always have access to the library’s e-books, online databases, and streaming videos even when we are closed. Just use your Net ID and password when prompted.

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Library Online Tutorials

online tutorialsDid you know the library has online tutorial videos? These online tutorials cover how to navigate some of our frequently used databases.

Not sure how to use Academic Search Premier, ProQuest, or Summon? Don’t know how to find a journal with the Journal Locator Link? Watch an online tutorial! You can view these tutorials 24/7.

Check out the link below for the tutorials mentioned above and more:


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Free coffee and tea this summer!

Need some caffeine while studying in the library this summer? We’ve got you covered.

Stop by the coffee machine near the Library’s Information Desk for a free cup of coffee or tea. Hurry – the free coffee and tea is only available during the summer.