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!
Workshops, News, and Events
Upcoming and recent
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.
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:
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.
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.
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
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
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).
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
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.
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.
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
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!
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 —...
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
JumboSearch, our discovery system and catalog, has been updated, and previous users will notice some differences in the way it searches and displays results.
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
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.
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!