Category Archives: For Faculty

What if…? [Library in Inclement Weather]

Although the Library tries to remain open even when other parts of campus are closed, sometimes, despite our best efforts, weather conditions may make it necessary to close early or open late.  We will announce any change to Library hours … Continue reading

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Important Change to Kanopy Streaming Video

There has been a change to our access to the Kanopy Streaming Database. For the remaining fall semester and the spring 2018 semester you will be able to view the 200 plus films for which the library has paid an … Continue reading

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Conversation One’s last two gatherings of the semester

Conversation-One at New Paltz is a place of mutual respect, where anyone is welcome to share, examine, undermine – the ways racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of exclusion and discrimination have impacted their life and those of people … Continue reading

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New Library Food Policy – a trial run

First the news: Today the Library launches a new pilot food policy – eliminating the long-standing “No Food” rule.  That policy has existed for as long as I’ve been here. And with a beautiful newly renovated space, there’s an understandable temptation to … Continue reading

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Message to our Community of Library Users

From the Library’s Mission, Vision and Values: “As a team of courteous and knowledgeable librarians and staff, we treat users with respect and empathy at all times and serve all members of the academic community equitably.” This means that the … Continue reading

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New Create Space in STL

Come check out the Sojourner Truth Library’s new Create Space, open to the SUNY New Paltz community and the general public.  The space is stocked with some basic craft supplies (glue sticks, rulers, scissors, carpentry tools) and donations from campus (yarn, … Continue reading

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Late Night Study is open All Night through this Thursday!

The Late Night Study in Sojourner Truth Library is open all night through Thursday, October 6, 2016 The LNS is located just past The Truth Cafe, to the right.  Starting at 12 midnight, 30 minutes before the Library closes, this spacious well-lit room … Continue reading

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Extended Hours for the Late Night Study

The Late Night Study in Sojourner Truth Library is open all night through Thursday/Friday March 17/18! The LNS is located just past Peet’s Cafe, to the right.  From 30 minutes before the Library closes, you can now head there, borrow a … Continue reading

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Conversation-One

Let’s talk. A small group of NP students, faculty and staff have been meeting as regularly as we can to talk about ways we can help each other and our campus deal with bias, racism, sexism, exclusion.  We talk about … Continue reading

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The Library Is Open! – A Semester-Long Celebration

People from every part of our community have come together to help celebrate the reopening of the Library’s beautiful new main floor!  (Full Schedule) Events center on two themes: Life and Impact of Sojourner Truth: former enslaved person, African descended resident of Ulster … Continue reading

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