Library switches to digital printing system

The library printing system has recently undergone needed changes, namely the doing away with cash cards as payment in favor of an entirely virtual system. The new printing system can be reached through a link listed on the Library Home Page or at print.ncf.edu.  Both…

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Striking Gold: getting to know librarian Helene Gold
Gold can be found roaming around the library or in her office, LBR 133B.

Striking Gold: getting to know librarian Helene Gold

With areas of expertise in web design and development, information literacy instruction and assessment and student engagement, Helene Gold brings an important perspective to the Jane Bancroft Cook Library and the New College community. Her passion for learning is infectious and she brings a positive…

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Halloween Costumes
Second-years Gabriela Ott and Hannah Gatoff posing with a friend at a Halloween Party in second court.(2019)

Halloween Costumes

Photo courtesy of Arantxa PrinceThird-year Arantxa Prince dressed as Ariel from The Little Mermaid Halloween is a beloved holiday because of the costumes and promise of candy in a time filled with nostalgia.  This past Halloween, the campus saw many elaborate costumes as people went…

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Book Club with a Librarian: conversations with Cal Murgu

Often, in a technology-focused society, it can be easy to forget the simplicity of cozying up and reading a good novel. For students looking to engage with their cohorts in literary discussion, Librarian Cal Murgu is leading Book Club with a Librarian, which will have…

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Librarian Winn Wasson resigns

Photo courtesy of New College Digital ArchivesA student studying in the Jane Bancroft Cook Library in 1992. The Jane Bancroft Library is a valuable tool for all students to use and get ahead in their research and studies. One aspect of the library that can…

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Library resources aid thesis students

The New College library is a popular destination for students looking to work or study in a quiet environment. Thesis students in particular often congregate at the library because of this. Thesis carrels are scattered throughout the library.  These are reserved private desks that can…

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WRC offers help during crunch time

It is typical for students to be stressed by the prospect of writing a thesis, but there are several resources that are there to help.Photo credits: Jacob Wentz/Catalyst The Writing Resource Center (WRC) is designed to help students with their assignments as well as their…

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Library introduces new printing system

In the nearly $400,000 renovation that brought the Jane Bancroft Cook Library new coffee machines, study pods and eccentric furniture, an important resource was overlooked: printing. Now, because of outdated technology, the library plans to release an updated print system. The old process required students…

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Pizza with the Provost: Over 120 students showed up to voice concerns about library changes
Alexandra Conte/Catalyst Students gather to discuss recent library renovations with Provost Feldman.

Pizza with the Provost: Over 120 students showed up to voice concerns about library changes

This past Sunday, Sept. 7, marked the first ‘Pizza with the Provost’ of the year. The event lasted from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Jane Bancroft Cook Library’s newly-constructed coffee bar. One hundred twenty-three students signed up to attend on a Google spreadsheet sent…

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