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The library hosts events, exhibits, and art displays throughout the year. These enhance the cultural and academic life of the Dickinson community by illuminating resources and research activity, and promoting scholarship and creative endeavors on campus. Student photography, treasures from the archives, sculptures and artwork: you can find it all here, so don't forget to take a break from your studying to check out the latest.
Exhibits and Locations
Fundamentals of Drawing Class - Library Sketches
Circulation Area, Main Level
Voter Registration Station
Reference Area, Main Level
Baffin Island — Arctic Adventure 2013
Spahr, Main Level
The Challenge of Our Time: Forster's England and Our World
Friends of the Library Area, Lower Level
Commencement Ceremonies of the Past
Waidner Hallway, Lower Level
Notable Dickinsonians — Selections from Alumnae Papers
Archives May Morris Room, Lower Level
Full Participation Collage
Waidner, Main Level, Circulation Area
In collaboration with four colleagues, Professor Kristin Strock published “Key Differences Between Lakes and Reservoirs Modify Climate Signals: A Case for a New Conceptual Model” in 2017. Lakes and reservoirs are climate sentinels, providing insight into the mechanisms and effects of climate change. Due to their similarities, these ecosystems are often considered together in climate models. Strock and her colleagues argue, however, that key differences could cause lakes and reservoirs to respond differently to climate-related inputs and they propose a new model of analysis. Early results predict that catchment and management will be more important in reservoirs than in lakes. Due to increased global reliance on reservoirs, the authors emphasize the need for further research. This research was funded in part by the National Science Foundation and published open access in Limnology and Oceanography Letters.