Workshops, News, and Events

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JumboSearch upgrade on January 12, 2022

On January 12, 2022, JumboSearch will be upgraded to a new version. While this version may look similar to the old, Tufts Libraries Staff have thoroughly reviewed the new interface and have updated it to provide an even better user experience than before.

Posted Jan 3rd, 2022
Returning Ginn Library Books

As we close out an eventful semester, you might be wondering what to do with the library books you still have checked out. Though the library remains closed, you can still return your books!

Posted Apr 29th, 2020
Zoom Security and Privacy

As Fletcher School operations have moved online, we’ve all become familiar with using the videoconferencing platform Zoom. At the same time, we’ve no doubt spotted the news headlines popping up about the company’s privacy and security issues.

Posted Apr 14th, 2020
Your Online Classroom

Classes are all on Zoom and professors are using Canvas to teach and deliver course content. The following resources will help make working, learning and teaching online easy to navigate:

Posted Mar 14th, 2020
Connecting to Library Resources

The library’s collection of databases, electronic journals, ebooks, and digitized primary sources is available remotely to Tufts students, faculty, and staff from anywhere in the world.

JumboSearch, Ginn Library’s databases (including Bloomberg), and Research...

Posted Mar 14th, 2020
COVID-19 / Library Updates

Ginn Library and IT staff are committed to working with you to help you navigate the online class environment, answer your research questions, and find you the materials you need to complete your course work.

Posted Mar 14th, 2020
Politico Pro is here… in time for the election year

Get direct access to daily and archived political analysis on Congress, the White House, lobbyists, campaigns, and issues. Includes primary source documentation, legislative and regulatory trackers, and a graphic visualization library.

Posted Jan 28th, 2020
The Future of Asian Elephants Online Conference

Sept 20 – Oct 3 | Online Conference  |  Free Access for Tufts Community

The Future of Asian Elephants

An Online Conference Featuring Interactive Talks from Experts across the Industry

Posted Sep 19th, 2019
Closed for Carpeting--July 19-28

Please note that Ginn Library will be closed for new carpet installation from Friday, July 19 – Sunday, July 28.  During this time, library staff will be available to assist you through our online  Ask-a-Librarian

Posted Jul 16th, 2019
Manage your time and stress!

The end of the semester is so close. Are you looking for a little extra support to get you to the finish line on time? If so,  join Catie Flynn on Wednesday, 4/24, from 5pm – 7pm, in the Ginn Library Staff Office Suite (M118).

Posted Apr 23rd, 2019
Research and Writing Help @ Ginn

Stop in to Ginn Library for research and writing help, now through the end of the semester.

Research Librarians are available 9-5pm or by appointment, Monday through Friday

Posted Apr 23rd, 2019
On Display: Selections on Women and Migration

In accordance with the upcoming EPIIC Migration symposium and International Womens Day (March 8th!), we are highlighting a selectio

Posted Mar 11th, 2019
Perspectives Gallery-Spring 2019 Exhibit

We're excited to present a new exhibit of Fletcher community photography.  Join us on Thursday 03/07 from 12:30pm - 2:00pm in the Ginn Library gallery area to see the new images and meet the photographers.  We'll have some coffee and drinks on hand.


Posted Mar 5th, 2019
On Display: African-American History and Politics

For the month of February, Ginn Library is displaying selections from our collection that highlight elements of the African-American experience in politics and international relations.  As always, books on display are available to be checked out.

Posted Mar 4th, 2019
ImpactAlpha! New resource for understanding impact investing

Ginn Library is happy to announce a new subscription to ImpactAlpha.  ImpactAlpha’s dail

Posted Dec 17th, 2018
Lloyd's List: Maritime Intelligence

Check out our new subscription to Lloyd's List Maritime Intelligence!  Lloyd's List prov

Posted Sep 26th, 2018
Haunted by Chaos -Book Talk with Prof. Sulmaan Khan

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

Posted Aug 27th, 2018
Don't Worry, Be Yappy!

Join Ginn Library for a dog-friendly "Yappy Hour" on Thursday, September 13th in the Blakeley Courtyard from 5:30-6:30 pm!

There will be treats, and dogs, and maybe even some dog treats! 


Posted Aug 27th, 2018
Financial Times is now available online at Tufts!

Fletcher students now have online access to the Financial Times offering breaking news and analysis in business, finance and politics from around the world.

Posted Aug 27th, 2018
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