News

Milne Room Renovations

Posted June 1, 2015

The Milne Room (New Book Room) in Dimond Library will be closed for renovation from Wednesday, June 3 to Friday, June 19. During the renovation, all materials will be available.

  • New Books will be located in the alcove next to the North Elevator on Level 3
  • Magazines and Newspapers will be located in the Addison Room on Level 3

Be sure to ask a staff person if you need help finding anything.

Seeking Applications Developer

Posted March 23, 2017

The library is seeking an Applications Developer to join our team. We welcome candidates to apply to this full-time position.

For a full job description and application process, please visit USNH Employment. Applications will be accepted March 20, 2017 through March 31, 2017.

The University of New Hampshire Library seeks an experienced and self-motivated Applications Developer for its Library Information Technology (LIT) unit. LIT provides desktop client support, hardware and software procurement and management, server security and administration, and web design and development in support of the Library’s services to the University community.

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of over 15,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.

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Seeking External Relations Coordinator

Posted March 9, 2017

The library is seeking an External Relations Coordinator to join our team. We welcome candidates to apply to this part time, one year position.

For a full job description and application process, please visit USNH Employment. Applications will be accepted starting March 8, 2017 until the position is filled.

Under supervision of the Associate Director of Development for the Library, the External Relations Coordinator will assist in Library development activities in direct coordination with UNH Advancement including coordinating stewardship communications, annual giving content, and event management. The position will work closely with colleagues in the Library with a dotted line of responsibility to the Assistant Dean of the Library.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of over 15,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.

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New Research Guide: Fake News, Misleading Information, and Evaluating Sources

Posted March 7, 2017

Staying informed and making sound judgments are difficult when news stories fabricate facts or events. Help tell fact from fiction online with a new research guide from the library.

The ability to tell accurate news from fake is a skill you'll use for the rest of your life. Learn more about the problems created by fake news, how to fact-check and evaluate sources, and how fake news can influence real news outlets and the population.

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Usability Participants Needed

Posted March 1, 2017

person using laptop

Update: We have found our volunteers, but thanks for your interest!

The Library is working to improve the usability of our website and we need your help. The study will take approximately one hour in Dimond Library.

For your hour of participation, you will receive a $15 Dining Services card, good at any Dining location on campus.

Please note: current or former UNH Library employees are not eligible for the purposes of this study.

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New database trial: Embase

Posted February 28, 2017

The Library is currently trialing a new database. Let us know what you think!

Embase provides access to international biomedical literature including drug, medical device, and disease related information.

As ever, if this database is useful for your research, please contact our electronic resources librarian.

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Caroline Black Display in Dimond

Posted February 24, 2017

Portrait photo of Caroline Black
Caroline Black was the first woman professor at the New Hampshire College of Agriculture (now the University of New Hampshire), and the first woman on the staff of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station.

The exhibit focuses on her accomplishments at UNH (1911-1917) and her later tenure at Connecticut College. The two institutions collaborated to bring you this information.

The exhibit is in Dimond Library, level 3 (main floor) near the lobby. It will be on display until early April.