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1 The library scavenger hunt was a waste of time
Comment from Anonymous on Aug 27 2012


We have had mixed feedback about the scavenger hunt with some students thinking was useful and others not thinking that it was useful. We will use this information to plan for next year. Thanks!

Answered by Library / Main Desk, librarian@millsaps.edu

2 A couple of somewhat random history books that I think are rather essential to any academic library worth its weight are: Paul Robert Magocsi's "History of Ukraine - 2nd, Revised Edition: The Land and Its People", Raymond Carr's "Spain: 1808-1975", Peter Brown's "The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000, 2nd Edition", and Chris Wickham's "Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800". These books are, one and all, the best general treatments of their respective subjects. But they're only recommendations, nothing more. You've stocked a few books from Professor Raymond Carr, but somehow managed to miss his tour de force, his magnum opus. The book under discussion was written for the Oxford History of Modern Europe - a series of which you have many, but not all, of the volumes. ...Am I to believe that there are only three comments in total and none whatsoever for the entirety of 2012? Such neglect of the library, it could almost be considered abuse! Is it true one can pay $100 and be granted access to the library and its services for a year? I've been considering partaking of this opportunity, if indeed there is such an opportunity, for quite some time. Obviously, the very fact of posing such a question indicates that I'm not a student at Millsaps; rather, I'm a 20-something Jacksonian in search of a friendly, accessible, well-stocked, safe, clean library. And having browsed the online card catalogues of both Eudora Welty and Millsaps, and taking into account certain other factors, I believe your library is more suited to my needs and desires.
Comment from David on Jun 21 2012


Thanks for the suggestions.

It is true that we don't get a lot of comments on our web site, but we do an annual satisfaction survey and get a lot of comments in person.

Yes, we do offer a Courtesy Card for $100 per year. Let us know if you would like more information about our courtesy card policies.

Answered by Library / Main Desk, librarian@millsaps.edu

3 Hello,I would like to know if it will be possible to get Vilen Vardanyan's "Panorama of Psychology" for the library.Thanks :)
Comment from Anonymous on Jun 21 2011


We would like to have your email address so we know that you are faculty or a student.  Can you send your request to libraryorders@millsaps.edu?

Thanks!

Answered by Library / Main Desk, librarian@millsaps.edu

4 So...about the math problem...that reduces spam or bots or something?
Comment from Ryan on Mar 26 2009


Yes, it is designed to reduce spam.

Answered by Library / Main Desk, librarian@millsaps.edu

5 Where can we send suggestions or questions?
Comment from Maude on Apr 17 2008


Right here!

Answered by Library / Main Desk, librarian@millsaps.edu

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