Massachusetts Daily Collegian

New Digital Media Lab expands access to modern media technology at W.E.B. Du Bois Library

By Kathleen Donegan

September 22, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

After a year of planning and construction, rows of books, VCRs, files and CDs of the Reserves Department of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library have been replaced by state-of-the-art audio and video recording and editing equipment, facil...

Elevator etiquette

By Ali Strand

December 3, 2012

Filed under Blogs

Floor fourteen going up. Floor seventeen going up. Floor two going up. Floor--wait a minute. Floor two going up? Alright, we’ve all had to go to at least one of the twenty six floors of the W.E.B Du Bois library at some po...

New Procrastination Station reopens with sleek look, organic food

By Mary Reines

September 16, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The former Procrastination Station located in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library lobby was taken down this summer and replaced by an expanded café on the same floor. The Peoples Organic Coffee Café Procrastination Station opened ...

Live webcam gives a unique view into the lives of Falcons

By Justin Surgent

April 18, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Students can now view the pair of Peregrine Falcons nesting atop the W.E.B. Du Bois Library at the University of Massachusetts, according to a press release from the UMass News and Media Relations office. The UMass Amherst...

Jonesing for a cozy library

By Lindsey Tulloch

February 6, 2012

Filed under Lifestyle

Just around the corner from the bustle of Pleasant Street – with stately chimneys peeking out from behind the surrounding trees – sits the Jones Library. In stark contrast to the towering brick façade of the W. E. B. Du...

Anthro in Amherst

By Vincenza Parella

January 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the University of Massachusetts’ W.E.B. Du Bois Library is the tallest library in the United States. It is so named after the extremely influential scholar William Edward Burghardt D...

Exhibit honoring the UMass football team to be displayed in the Library

By Stephen Hewitt

September 21, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Football

When the University of Massachusetts football team makes its anticipated move to the top division of college football next year, it will mark a significant moment not only in the history of the program, but also of the university...

W.E.B. DuBois library to replace all elevators

By R.P. Hitt

December 5, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

The University of Massachusetts’ W.E.B. DuBois Library is undergoing extensive renovations which will replace the elevators that have transported students between its many floors for 30 years. According to Terry Warner, assistant...