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San Antonio Archives Bazaar

In celebration of American Archives Month the San Antonio Regional Archivists (SARA) is hosting the first-ever San Antonio Archives Bazaar.  The event will take place on Saturday, October 7th, 2023…

Faculty Research Spotlight with Professor Victoria Aarons

Welcome back Trinity community!  As you walk through Starbucks you’ll notice three new posters highlighting some of the great research our Trinity faculty and students have published recently. Librarian Anne…

Texas Heritage Project

The Texas Heritage Project & Coates Library This post was contributed by Acacia Oyler ‘23, the AIT Intern in Special Collections & Archives for Spring 2023.  As many students know…

Theater Posters & the Archives

Sometimes it feels like the university archives are bursting at the seams with print material from past events held on campus.  When I was interviewing for the position one of…

Blog April Fools: Pranks, Hoaxes and homo sapiens
Pranks, Hoaxes and Homo Sapiens

Have you planned a prank for April Fool’s Day?  The San Antonio Zoo has a long history of pranking the city. On April 1, 1939, the San Antonio Light newspaper…

Language Learning
Language Learning!

Are you one of the millions of people who fall in love with language learning each year? What resources do you use? If you’re enrolled in a language class, no…

Tigers in Winter
Tigers in a Winter Wonderland

In the meadow, we can build a snowman And pretend that he is LeeRoy Tiger… Do the colder temperatures have you dreaming of a snow day? We took a deep…

new faces and roles in the library
Look What They Did to My Face! (aka, the annual “welcome back” blog post from your library director)

Yes, this is our annual blog post from your library director, to introduce some new names to you and to wish others farewell.  Pardon the click-baity title, but it’s apt….

CHris Nolan at the reference desk
Chris Nolan retires after 35 years of service

Chris Nolan retires this month after 35 years of service at Coates Library. Professor Nolan has been a faculty member and librarian at Trinity since 1987, succeeding in rank and…

How do you become a librarian panel discussion
How Do You Become a Librarian?

There are many different paths individuals can take to become a librarian. Predominantly, librarians start with a background in the humanities (e.g. English, History), but there is no required field…