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Pegg Stoddard, Executive Secretary

The Beloit College
Information Services and Resources (ISR) Division provides access to information resources, supports their use, and serves as a center for engaged learning.  Staff located in Mayer Hall and Col. Robert H. Morse Library and Richard Black Information Center collaborate and consult with faculty, students, and staff to provide a learning and living environment dedicated to the cultivation of liberally educated persons.

Library provides access to the online catalog (BELCAT), a rich collection of electronic resources, and information about Beloit College Library services.

Information Technology (IT)
provides technology resources and services to students, faculty, and staff. Policies related to technology purchases, the Academic Technology Fund Plan (ATF) for faculty equipment replacements and other Library and IT services can be found on the ISR Plans and Policies page.

Beloit College Digital Collections News

June 25, 2010 at 11:10 am

ISR is pleased to announce that the Beloit College Digital Collections homepage ( has been improved!  New enhancements include:

  • Seamless integration with other College web pages via the Reason content management system
  • Individual pages for each collection
  • Customized search boxes on each collection page

In addition to the new BCDC look, we are happy to announce the addition of the Pearsons Hall Collection, containing digitized correspondence, images, and postcards documenting the construction and early life of the building that once served as the College's science hall.  Designed by renowned architect Daniel Hudson Burnham, Pearsons Hall has served the campus for over a century.  This new collection includes fully-searchable letters to and from Burnham himself, as well images of the building's construction.  To see the collection and learn more about it, please visit

The Library would like to thank all those involved with these projects:  Library volunteers Beth McGowan and Brett Fawcett; Library intern John Burns; Archivist Fred Burwell; and Melissa Dix and Matt Rose of Web Services.

Please contact Josh Hickman with comments, suggestions, or questions about these collections and enhancements.