Category: External Resources

Writer’s Toolbox: Skim

I have mixed feelings about classes where the bulk of the readings are in the form of scanned documents rather than textbooks or printed course booklets. On the one hand, it’s far cheaper and better for the environment to stick…

Spotlight: Russell Library

Though there is no denying that we have a word-class library at our disposal (or three), Middletown’s own Russell Library is a comfortable, secluded spot only slightly, but sufficiently, removed from the bustle of campus. Only a block away from…

Spotlight: Klekolo World Coffee

It doesn’t matter how you pronounce it, Klekolo makes a good cup of coffee. With a large menu (including all espesso drinks, chai, teas, “Smooshies,” and soy substitutes), reasonable prices, and a close walk to campus, it is a great,…

Spotlight: The Book Barn

Nestled away on a sheltered plot in Niantic, the Book Barn, a humbly converted farm, is home to six book-filled, stand-alone buildings that made up the original homestead. The buildings are bursting with over 350,000 used bindings, piles and shelves…