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Faculty/TA Canvas Drop-in Office Hours
9:30am - 12:30pm
Library Staff Office (M118)

Drop in for one-on-one Canvas help and get answers to your questions on creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments and other Canvas tools.

Feel free to bring their own laptop computers to the training session and follow along with the Canvas tool demonstrations.

Faculty/TA Canvas Drop-in Office Hours
10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Staff Office (M118)

Drop in for one-on-one Canvas help and get answers to your questions on creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments and other Canvas tools.

Feel free to bring their own laptop computers to the training session and follow along with the Canvas tool demonstrations.

Faculty/TA Canvas Drop-in Office Hours
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Staff Office (M118)

Drop in for one-on-one Canvas help and get answers to your questions on creating and delivering course content, activities and assessments and other Canvas tools.

Feel free to bring their own laptop computers to the training session and follow along with the Canvas tool demonstrations.

Faculty Canvas Training
11:00am - 1:00pm
Mugar Lab (M123)

This training session will focus on various strategies available to Canvas instructors to create and deliver course content, activities and assessments.

Faculty Canvas Training
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mugar Lab (M123)

This training session will focus on various strategies available to Canvas instructors to create and deliver course content, activities and assessments.

Faculty Canvas Training
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Mugar Lab (M123)

This training session will focus on various strategies available to Canvas instructors to create and deliver course content, activities and assessments.

Book Talk with Prof. Sulmaan Khan
Book talk
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Reading Room (Ginn)

Ginn Library invites you to a book talk with Prof. Sulmaan Khan on Friday, Sept 21, 2018 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm in the Ginn Library Reading Room. Professor Khan will discuss his new book Haunted by Chaos: China's Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping.

Book Talk with Prof. Carsten Kowalczyk
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Reading Room (Ginn)

Ginn Library invites you to a book talk with Prof. Carsten Kowalczyk on Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm in the Ginn Library Reading Room. Professor Kowalczyk will discuss his new book Globalization: Strategies and Effects.

Book Talk with Dr. Harlan Ullman
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Reading Room (Ginn)

Ginn Library invites you to a book talk with Dr. Harlan K. Ullman on Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm in Cabot 702. Dr. Ullman will discuss his new book Anatomy of Failure: Why America Loses Every War It Starts.

Book Talk with Prof. Tom Dannenbaum
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Reading Room (Ginn)

Ginn Library invites you to a book talk with Prof. Tom Dannenbaum on Friday, Nov 02, 2018 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm in the Ginn Library Reading Room. Professor Dannenbaum will discuss his new book The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier.

News

Fletcher Community Book Discussion: Pamela Rotner Sakamoto's "Midnight in Broad Daylight"

Join Fletcher students, staff, and faculty next Thursday, 3/29 at 5:30pm for a Community Book Discussion with Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of "Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds During World War II."  The book tells the true story of a family divided by war. After their father’s death in Seattle, the Fukuhara children — all born and raised in the Pacific Northwest — moved to Hiroshima with their mother. Eager to go back to America, two of the children — Mary and Harry —...

Posted Mar 20th, 2018
Rescuing Elephants

On March 12th, Fletcher students and faculty met with Bruce Schulte, the head of Western Kentucky University’s Biology Dept. and the Schulte Behavior Lab.

Posted Mar 15th, 2018
Upcoming workshops for the month of March

Check out the Ginn Library calendar for these and other learning opportunities!

Posted Mar 1st, 2018
Perspectives Gallery spring reception

Join us in Ginn Library, Tuesday, 2/6 at 3:30, to celebrate the opening of the Spring 2017 exhibit of student photography, curated by Anthony Schultz.

Featured photographers include:

  • Pulkit Aggrwal
  • Dia Banjeree
  • Taji Daiki
  • Kevin Dupont
  • Swathi Gokulan
  • Anamaria Karrels
  • Sasha Lansky
  • Jared Miller
  • Lauren Nutter
  • Sam Schleipman
  • Lindsey Smith
  • Seher Vora

...

Posted Feb 1st, 2018
Max Boot Book Talk

Max Boot is the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick senior fellow for national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in NY. In his book, The Road Not Taken, Boot chronicles the legendary and tragic life of CIA operative Edward Lansdale.

Posted Jan 31st, 2018
Professor Heather Curtis Book Talk

Heather Curtis is Associate Professor in the Department of Religion and Director of American Studies at Tufts.  Her recent book Holy Humanitarians examines the role popular religious media played in the extension of US aid at home and abroad from the late 19th-20th century.

Posted Jan 31st, 2018
Professor Susan Landau Book Talk

Susan Landau is Bridge Professor in The Fletcher School and the School of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, and Visiting Professor of Computer Science, University College of London.  Landau works at the intersection of cybersecurity, national security, law and policy.

Posted Jan 31st, 2018
New Database: Uniworld Online

Uniworld Online is a searchable business directory of American firms ope

Posted Jan 25th, 2018
Cider & Donuts!

Nothing says "fall" like cider and donuts!  Stop into the Ginn Library Office Suite (M118) today (Thursday, Nov. 16th) from  2:30-3:30pm for some sweet treats!

 

Posted Nov 16th, 2017
Therapy for the "dog days" of finals!

Get ready for a new round of therapy pets next month on December 13th, during Reading Period!  Each semester in the lead-up to finals we invite some of the therapy animals from Tufts Paws for People, to come visit with the students.

Posted Nov 14th, 2017
Bloomberg Workshops this week!

Ginn Library is hosting a variety of Bloomberg training workshops this week, including both large group and small group sessions at the terminals in Ginn.

Posted Nov 8th, 2017
Fall 2017 Perspectives Gallery

Anthony Schultz (F18), Ginn's newest Perspectives Gallery curator, has selected and displayed a new set of photographs that capture the sights experienced by Fletcher students during their 2017 summer travels. To see the images, visit Fletcher Perspectives Gallery.

Posted Oct 11th, 2017
JumboSearch Puts on Weight

You’ve noticed the change, haven’t you? Over the summer, the Tufts Libraries launched a new version of our search tool, JumboSearch, and it’s bigger. We here in the library like to think there’s more to love but it might take some practice before you can fully get your arms around it. The first step to embracing the change is to look over these Help pages; we’ll be adding some short video tutorials during the coming months for...

Posted Sep 25th, 2017
Graduate Writing Program starts drop-in hours at Ginn next week!

Need a bit of help with your writing in the evenings?  In addition to making an appointment with the Graduate Writing Program consultants, you can also "drop in" to Ginn Library for impromptu help during the week after 6pm.

Posted Sep 20th, 2017
Check out our fall semester book talk series!

Join Ginn Library this fall as we kick-off our book talk series featuring a variety of faculty and alumni authors. See the entire line up.

Posted Sep 6th, 2017
New JumboSearch

JumboSearch, our discovery system and catalog, has been updated, and previous users will notice some differences in the way it searches and displays results.

Posted Jun 30th, 2017
Sea Power

Sea Power is here!  Check out the latest book by Dean Stavridis, and the first book adde

Posted Jun 30th, 2017
New Ginn Library website is live!

If you're reading this announcement, you've probably noticed that the new Ginn Library website is no longer in beta.  We're excited to finally launch our new web-precense after countless discussions on content and organization, focus groups with students and faculty, and hours of design and devel

Posted Jun 30th, 2017
Therapy Pets

Therapy pets are coming back to Ginn. During reading or exam period each semester, we invite some pets from Tufts' Paws for People, to come visit with the students. This winter we will have three dogs providing comfort.

Posted Dec 8th, 2016
Ginn's got puzzles!

Need a quick break from your studies? Pick a piece of puzzle to place at Ginn Library. Through the end of December we'll be featuring a small selection of jigsaw puzzles just outside of the Reading Room.  Wander over and try your hand at solving a bit when you have a chance!

 

Posted Dec 8th, 2016