The idea of free and open sharing in education will be the focus of two weeks of events at the R.M. Cooper Library March 4–13. The event is organized by the library’s Technology unit, instruction team and subject librarians, with support from Clemson University Press, Clemson Online and the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation and is free to attend.
CLEMSON – Today’s Instagram models and celebrity Tweeters can shift public discourse, paradigms, and even the destiny of Fortune 500 companies with a single post on social media. Those that accrue that power have been titled “influencers,” but the man who ignited the pop culture machine died decades before Instagram, Twitter, or the internet as […]
Ancestry, food, dance and engagement are among the elements that will make up Clemson University's celebration of Black History Month.
Jillian Weise is comfortable with words. She’s comfortable with writing them, accepting them, and rejecting them. Some words she uses to describe herself: provocative, disabled and amputee. Some words she rejects: inspirational, courageous and brave. As associate professor of creative writing at Clemson she spends her days gently encouraging students - many who don’t consider themselves poets or even writers - to fully open their minds and hearts to words.
CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University students Katie and Wilson Hawkins have heard tales about their great, great uncle Otis Morgan and his heroics during some of most hellish events of WWII their whole lives. This week, they got to meet a man who owes his life to their family’s legendary ancestor. As the story goes: […]
Christopher Cox is ready to take Clemson University’s libraries to new frontiers. The new dean of libraries trekked to the Upstate from the plains of Iowa, where he spent the last five years shepherding the libraries at the University of Northern Iowa to new heights.
Students at Clemson University have until Feb. 13 to sign up for Campus Movie Fest, a national competition that gives students equipment, training and opportunity to share their stories on film and a chance to show their films at the Cannes Film Festival in France.
Clemson University hosts an institutional repository, TigerPrints, which makes the University’s scholarship openly available to anyone with an internet connection. One of the most popular collections in TigerPrints, with 1.36 million downloads, contains our theses and dissertations. While scholars around the world benefit from from these, the collection only dates back to about 2006. Clemson […]
Starting in 2016, the Office of Library Technology’s Open Parks Network team was awarded two National Park Service grants from the Southeast Archeological Center (SEAC) and Everglades National Park (EVER). More recently, the OPN team was also awarded a grant from New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, as well as a grant extension to the […]
The Clemson House succumbed to 150 pounds of dynamite and gravity in less than a minute. The building had been an ornament on the campus for more than 60 years and was an iconic symbol to many community members, alumni, faculty and students. But it wasn't feasible to bring it up to today's building standard and make it usable, so it had to be torn down.
Joyce Garnett has been named interim Dean of Libraries effective October 1, 2017. She is filling the position vacated by Maggie Farrell, who left Clemson in August to become the Dean of Libraries at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Garnett, who is university librarian emeritus at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada has recently […]
Walk through one of the doors embedded in the three-story wall of windows at the front of the building’s sleek white exterior, and you’ll find a Starbucks, a geospatial technology lab, and a digital studio sponsored by Adobe. Open work spaces all around you buzz with researchers collaborating on high-definition displays, computer monitors, and laptops. It might sound like a high-tech incubator in Silicon Valley, but it’s Clemson University’s main library - which had more than 1.4 million visitors in 2016 - as it joins others across the country in adapting to the digital age.
Clemson University Libraries honored its outstanding staff at their annual employee recognition day event on Thursday, May 18. Employees were recognized for promotions, retirements, years of service, and other accomplishments. The Libraries also welcomed and acknowledged newly hired employees. The 2016 Classified Staff Employee of the Year was awarded during the event. Seven staff members […]
It’s exam week at Clemson and never have so many students been so quiet or so caffeinated. In fact, the only thing more sought after than coffee and snacks are seats. So, here’s a roundup of study spaces, hours they’re available, and services offered. Cooper Library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a […]
Clemson University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives invites you to celebrate Founder’s Day every day by exploring a new online exhibit “The Founding of Clemson University: A Confluence of People, Ideas, Time and Place” [http://library.clemson.edu/depts/specialcollections/founding-of-clemson-online-exhibit/ ] On April 6, 1888, Pendleton attorney Richard W. Simpson recorded in his diary “Mr. Clemson dies.” Thomas Clemson’s death […]