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Dear Old Wabash
A five-part, online exhibit has been created by students in PSC 210-01/HIS 240-02, taught by Dr. Shamira Gelbman, Assistant Professor of Political Science. This half-semester special topics course on the Politics of the Civil Rights Movement used primary source material in the Wabash College Archive and the Crawfordsville District Public Library to document how the African American civil rights movement was experienced by the Wabash and Crawfordsville communities. (Exhibit URL: http://wabashhistory.omeka.net/exhibits/show/crmexhibit.)
Dear Old Wabash is the blog where Beth Swift, Archivist (Ramsay Archives & Special Collections), shares the history of the College. Read about the interesting events and people over the past 182 years that have made Wabash College what it is today!
2016 Wedgeworth Prize Recipients Selected
Ian Artis, Jr. ('16), William Kelly ('18), and Christian Lopac ('16) are recipients of the Lilly Library's 2016 Wedgeworth Prize. Given in association with the Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship, Research and Creative Work, the $500 awards recognize exemplary use of library resources in the development of the recipients’ Annual Celebration presentations. Three Prizes are awarded each year. Sponsor of the prize, Dr. Robert Wedgeworth (Class of ’59) has a long and distinguished career in the administration and advocacy of libraries, and is an emeritus member of the Wabash College Board of Trustees. Prize recipients will receive their cash award at the Chapel Awards ceremony on Thursday, April 28th.
Streaming Movies from A to Z!
Wabash College has added access to 70 films from Swank Motion Pictures’ Digital Campus Collection. The list includes A Clockwork Orange, Brokeback Mountain, Dr. Strangelove, Raging Bull, The Big Lebowski, The Great Debaters, Pulp Fiction, Mystic River, Full Metal Jacket and A Serious Man, to name just a few.
Faculty, staff and students can access these streamed films here < http://dc.swankmp.com/wabash284421/SDC/content/browse.aspx > using Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari, from anywhere on campus – or off-campus via the proxy server by following the link on the library’s home page. [Note: Google has removed support for browser plugins. The Swank entertainment portal requires a plugin that enforces Digital Rights Management for Hollywood content.] You must also have Silverlight software installed.
The library's video streaming service, Criterion-On-Demand, has recently added 366 new titles to their collection. Now with over 1,000 feature films from "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" to "Zoolander"! (Please note that films may only be viewed on PCs and Macs at this time. Support for iPad and Android devices is coming soon!)
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