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The ARL has a new site!

A Fresh New Look

ARL website screenshot

The new Adirondack Research Library website is now available to visit. Look for multiple resources and see new exhibit and photo galleries! 

Visit the ARL website

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Study Zones

Schaffer Library has three designated study zone types throughout the building that is enforced all year round, but especially becomes important during finals week. Please check to ensure you are in the right zone by noting the sign here, which is also posted around the building. 

What is quiet study? 

  • NO cellphone use 
  • NO conversations 

Where is quiet study? 

  • Lally Reading Room (1st floor, behind the glass doors)
  • Second Floor Stacks (behind the glass doors)
  • The entire THIRD floor. 

What is quiet collaboration? 

  • LIGHT conversation 
  • LOW speaking voice
  • NO cellphone use

Where is quiet collaboration? 

  • Second Floor (all except behind the glass doors)
  • Basement

What is open collaboration? 

  • Conversation permitted 
  • SHORT cellphone conversations

Where is open collaboration? 

  • First Floor Learning Commons
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Beuth Atrium exhibit features current and past Union College Presidents

Exhibit Display Dates: September 7 - December 14, 2018

As Union College welcomes Dr. David Harris as its nineteenth president, the Schaffer Library Special Collections and Archives presents “Two Centuries of Union College Presidents, 1795-2018.” Drawn from historical papers in the college’s Special Collections, the exhibit provides an overview of the distinguished men who have led Union College since its inception.

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Lally Room Exhibit Opening: Blake@Union

Blake@Union: From Print to Digital to Print, is an exhibition showcasing student work with Union College’s rare collection of works related to author, artist, and printmaker William Blake. Curated by Caitlin Williams ‘18.