July 29, 2015

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Staff Spotlight : Paige Neumann

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Paige NeumannPaige

QUICK FACTS:

  • Library Department: Research and Instruction
  • Job Title: Research and Instruction Librarian
  • Years at WPI: Just started!

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS:

  1. What is one thing people don’t know about you:
    My middle name is Etoile, which is the French word for star. Before I was born, my mom asked my two older sisters what my name should be, and they came up with the name Blue Star. I guess Etoile sounded a bit classier.
  2. What do you like to do in your spare time?
    I like to visit museums and go for walks. I’m excited to check out the Worcester Art Museum and all the parks in Worcester. I like baking and trying out fun new recipes. I also like to crochet. Right now, I can just do basic things like scarves, but I hope to try out some more complex projects soon.
  3. What is your favorite book or movie?
    Too many books to choose from! One of my favorite books is The Wind’s Twelve Quarters, a collection of short stories by Ursula K.  Le Guin. I also love Jhumpa Lahiri’s work, especially Interpreter of Maladies and The Lowland. Plus, she went to the same college (Barnard) as me! Growing up, one of my favorite authors was Tamora Pierce, who writes YA fantasy books featuring super cool female characters.
  4. What food do you wish had zero calories?  Scones
  5. What is on your “bucket list”?
    I’d like to see the Pacific Ocean. I’ve never been out to the West Coast, but one day I’ll make it there!
  6. When the WPI community talks about the Gordon Library, I would like them to say:
    The librarians at WPI are the most helpful people in the world
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July 28, 2015

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Saved by the Bell: a short history of WPI’s Carillon

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trlane

The bells ring everyday on campus. Read on to find out how they came into existence at WPI

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July 22, 2015

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Staff Spotlight : Diane Begreen

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Staff spotlight: Meet Diane!

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July 15, 2015

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Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Ziino

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Staff spotlight: Meet Rebecca!

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July 10, 2015

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A Special Guest from NASA at Touch Tomorrow 2015: a visit with Astronaut Catherine “Cady” Coleman.

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Astronaut Catherine “Cady” Coleman visited the library’s table at this year’s Touch Tomorrow event

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July 9, 2015

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Upcoming Summer Cultural Tours: Salisbury Mansion and Worcester Historical Museum

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Evelyn Riley

Join us for a free tour of Salisbury Mansion and the Worcester Historical Museum this summer

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July 7, 2015

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Gordon Library participated in Touch Tomorrow 2015

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The library partnered with the WPI community and NASA to participate in Touch Tomorrow which took place this year on June 13, 2015

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July 1, 2015

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Introducing our new research & instruction librarians!

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Welcome to the library, Jess and Paige!

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June 25, 2015

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New Resources and a New Trial

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The library isn’t slowing down just because it’s summer! Read on to learn about a new trial and other new resources.

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June 22, 2015

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Staff spotlight: Ginny Julian

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Staff spotlight: Meet Ginny!

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