Librarian Bob Morin, a cataloger in Dimond Library for nearly 50 years, bequeathed $4 million to UNH and $100,000 to the Library.
Robert Morin was a cataloger in Dimond Library for almost 50 years. A campus icon, everyone recognized him in Murkland courtyard smoking his pipe.
When he died last year, he left a generous $4 million gift to UNH and $100,000 to the Library specifically. Here in the Library, this money will provide scholarships to our student employees, staff members who continue their studies, and help renovate one of our multimedia rooms.
Bob's demonstrated commitment to UNH through his philanthropy is tremendously inspiring. His generous gift allows us to address a number of university priorities.
President Mark Huddleston
UNH is using $2.5 million to launch and expand a career center for use by students and alumni. They will also be using $1 million to help fund the video scoreboard for the new football stadium. UNH is grateful for the money and is putting it to use on their highest priorities.
Morin was a voracious reader, which might be expected as a librarian. Extraordinarily, he read every book published in America from 1930 to 1940 — besides children's books, textbooks, cook books, and books about technology — which amounted to 1,938 books!
For more, read the article in the Washington Post.
We've added new databases over the summer! See what's new:
Biosis Citation Index
Unique BIOSIS content that is critical to life sciences research with powerful citation indexing.
Data Citation Index
Connects digital research to powerful new discovery tools, giving researchers the ability to quickly and easily identify and access the most relevant digital research.
Derwent Innovation Index
Value-added patent information from Derwent World Patent Index as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index.
Book Citation Index (Science Edition)
Access the citation network between books and the wider world of scholarly and scientific research. This index allows you to measure the contribution of books in specific disciplines and identify potential collaborators.
Zoological Record Current and Archive
The world's leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology.
Current Chemical Reactions
Current Chemical Reactions delivers the latest synthetic methods reported in over 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals. Each reaction provides complete reaction diagrams,critical conditions, bibliographic data, and author abstracts.
Covering more than 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals, Index Chemicus is text- and substructure-searchable, and offers full graphical summaries, important reaction diagrams, and complete bibliographic information.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index Science
Access the published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide in the sciences.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index Social Science & Humanities Edn.
Access the published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide in the social sciences and humanities.
Kanopy Streaming Service
12,473 streaming titles are available. Partners with some of the world’s most creative filmmakers and respected distributors, offering tertiary institutions access to an ever-growing library of videos across diverse content areas like architecture, teacher education, health and safety, culture and politics in media, health studies and more.
Colonial America Modules 1-5
Consists of all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series of Colonial Office files held at The National Archives in London, plus all extracted documents associated with them. This unique collection of largely manuscript material from the archives of the British government is an invaluable one for students and researchers of all aspects of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century American history and the early-modern Atlantic world.
Colonial America will be released in five modules, organized thematically:
- Module 1: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries (2015)
- Module 2: Towards Revolution (2016)
- Module 3: The American Revolution (scheduled 2017)
- Module 4: Legislation and Politics in the Colonies (scheduled 2018)
- Module 5: Growth, Trade and Development (scheduled 2019)
Shakespeare in Performance
Showcases rare and unique prompt books from the world-famous Folger Shakespeare Library. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theaters throughout Great Britain, the United States, and internationally between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.
Springer Journal Archive Online
Access to all Springer journal backfiles from their first issue to 1996.
Thousands of fascinating, and free, paintings of fruit and plants await in our latest featured resource, the Pomological Watercolor Collection from the National Agricultural Library.
Image credit: USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD
Government Information presents its latest featured resource, the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection.
These pomological paintings were created in response to the rise of fruit breeding and production by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the mid 1800's. The site includes over 7,000 paintings that document fruits and their variety. These paintings were used in bulletins and yearbooks which were distributed to farmers and growers.
These paintings are now preserved in the National Agricultural Library and used for research. The digitized versions are available in high definition and are free to view and download.
Readers can learn more about the history of this collection, the artists, and find paintings of specific fruits using their common or scientific name.
Visit our Government Information page to learn more about our collections, services, and more.
The UNH Carsey School of Public Policy celebrates 100,000 downloads on the UNH Scholars' Repository. Through the Repository, read and download thousands of scholarly and creative works from UNH faculty, staff, and students for free.
is now has completed hiring student workers for Fall, 2016.
Our starting rate is $8.00 an hour. We typically offer raises to students who return to work for us each academic year.
Successful candidates should:
- Be eligible for the Federal Work/Study program
- Have library or related experience (retail, office, bookstore, or food service)
- Pay close attention to detail
- Deal effectively and courteously with the public
- Be able to lift, reach, grasp, kneel, climb on step stools, bend, and push/pull possible heavy book carts (up to 325lbs) to move items around the various library buildings
- Complete all pages of the application thoroughly and accurately
The UNH Library has positions for student employment in various departments within the library. In addition to Dimond Library, the main library, there are four branch libraries located on campus and a library storage building located on the edge of campus. Please visit our Student Employment page for more information.
Last month, the Carsey School of Public Policy had their publications reach 100,000 downloads on the UNH Scholars’ Repository, where their 279 articles have been living for only the past four years.
See all of the Carsey School publications in the UNH Scholars' Repository.
The Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH conducts policy research that informs effective solutions and demonstrates how social and environmental science can be applied to real world problems. Learn more about the Carsey School.
The UNH Scholars’ Repository is a central location for collecting and promoting scholarship and creative work by UNH faculty, students, staff, institutes, and programs. Scholarship in the repository is indexed by search engines such as Google, making it accessible to a wide audience.
The Scholars’ Repository also provides a central location for archiving UNH scholarship for long-term access, promotes the rights of authors to control their intellectual property, and furthers the concept of Open Access to research.
To have your publications, presentations, and other scholarly or creative work added to the UNH Scholars’ Repository, contact the University Library Scholarly Communication Office.
To learn more about Open Access publishing, author copyrights, and research repositories, visit the Scholarly Communication and Open Access Library Guide.
New state-of-the-art equipment is coming to the multimedia classroom in Dimond Library! Renovations begin August 17.
The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Scholarly Activity Committee has released its new Responsible Conduct of Research Library Guide.