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Katrina Spencer

Katrina Spencer is the Literatures & Cultures Librarian. She pens the weekly Arts & Academics column, "The Librarian is in."

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What do librarians do when the library is closed?

What do librarians do when the library is closed?

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 30, 2020
Filed under Arts & Academics, Covid-19 Coverage

The seven librarians in the research and instruction group meet regularly to talk about how we’re connecting community members with library resources.

The Librarian is in: Audiobooks and Ebooks

The Librarian is in: Audiobooks and Ebooks

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 2, 2020
Filed under Arts & Academics

Looking to stay connected to Davis Family Library remotely? Here are some instructions and suggestions to connect through Overdrive.

The Librarian is in

4:44 Jay-Z 2017

By KATRINA SPENCER
September 12, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

Katrina Spencer is a Literatures & Culture Librarian in the Davis Family Library who writes in weekly with her take on a different piece of art or piece of literature.

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 25, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'American Like Me' sheds light on prioritized narratives, stati, origins and accepted ways of being in this country.

The Librarian Is In

Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer is liaison to the Anderson Freeman Center, the Arabic Department, the Comparative Literature Program, the Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies (GSFS) Program, the Language Schools, the Linguistics Program and the Department of Luso-Hispanic Studies.

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 11, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

"Marbles" refers to the common parlance phrase we use, “to lose one’s marbles.”

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 14, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

I was enchanted. I’m sure it was the book cover art that stopped me and attracted me to this work: a man is falling precariously but his only preoccupation is his writing. I needed to know more. The main character of this work is Arthur Less, a gay man approaching 50 who is, against his own ...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 7, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Sister Outsider' by Audre Lorde is for anyone who is beginning to understand and identify their interlocking identities and feels puzzled.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
February 21, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

If I am honest with you, the author of this work is everything I’ve ever wanted to be: a smart, paid and recognized writer who addresses issues of race in her writing without being beholden to them (and who has a solid plan B for a career, just in case). In this debut collection of short storie...

What is Overdrive?

February 21, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

The Middlebury College Libraries have recently acquired dozens of new audiobooks on the Overdrive platform. Try them out at go/overdrive/.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
February 14, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

“Becoming” is everything you’d expect from the former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. It is a thoughtful, conscientious and well-crafted memoir that studies the first years of her life in Chicago, her arrival to undergrad at Princeton University in New Jersey, the ways she navi...

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
January 17, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Book of the Dead' is a collection of over 10,000 obituaries that cover the lives of entertainers, politicians, justice seekers (“Champions of the Cause”) and more.

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