Fall 2020 Semester Recap

This blog post was written by GRC Operations Manager Jonathan Tomes and Processing Archivist Thomas DeShong. The end of the Fall 2020 semester is quickly approaching! Students are wrapping up their coursework and preparing for final exams. Staff are taking time to reflect on the semester and to plan for the months ahead. As a…

A Warm Welcome from Poage Library!

This blog post was written by Mary Goolsby, Director and Bob Bullock Archivist. After five months of a much-too-quiet campus – Welcome back Baylor Bears! We have missed you! As you have already gleaned from the information you’ve received from President Livingstone and other official Baylor sources, the university has been hard at work imagining,…

Looking Back at Three Years at Poage Library

This blog post was written by Sarah Madsen, the Graduate Apprentice for the Graduate Research Center. We are collectively experiencing a season of change, grief, and newness as COVID-19 has shifted our daily realities.  At Baylor, students are now studying from their childhood desks and attending class over Zoom; faculty and staff are working from…

Attending ALA’s 2020 Midwinter Conference

This blog post was written by Graduate Research Center Operations Manager Jonathan Tomes. More than 20,000 attendees converged on the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the 2020 American Library Association Midwinter Conference on January 24-28. This was my first year to attend an ALA conference. The main exhibition hall was packed with booths…

40th Anniversary Celebration of the W. R. Poage Legislative Library

This blog post was written by Collections Services Archivist Amanda Fisher. With the passage of time, some anniversaries come and go with little to no recognition. Yet some anniversaries are milestones worthy of celebration and reflection. Today is one such feat as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the W. R. Poage Legislative Library! Since…

2019 Summer Recap for the Graduate Research Center

This post was written by Graduate Research Center Operations Manager Jonathan Tomes. Summer is a time of planning and preparation for the Graduate Research Center (GRC). Fewer students use our spaces in the summer than during the fall and spring semesters. GRC staff take advantage of this opportunity for strategic planning for the future and…

iEngage 2019: Poage’s Efforts to Help Students Think More About Civic Involvement

This post was written by Processing Archivist Thomas DeShong, Collections Services Archivist Amanda Fisher, and Graduate Research Center Operations Manager Jonathan Tomes. Introduction On August 6th, representatives of the W. R. Poage Legislative Library and the Graduate Research Center collaborated with members of Baylor University’s School of Education to provide learning stations that highlighted various aspects…

“Three Musketeers” Assist Fellow Grad Students

The Poage Library’s Graduate Research Center welcomes three of its summer graduate workers. These ‘three musketeers’ (we won’t say who has which personality) will be lending their assistance to any graduate students making good use of Baylor’s GRC during evening hours and aiding in other parts of the mission at #PoageLibrary and #BCPM. Malcolm Foley…

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