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Making a Book into a Video

With the new school year beginning, we are excited to roll out our Fall 2015 exhibit: The Creative Codex: Books as Art in the Walter Havighurst Special Collections! Curated by Preservation Librarian Ashley Jones and Curator of Special Collections Carly

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Shakespeare Folio Reboot

It’s April 23rd, and that means a very Happy Shakespeare Day to everyone! As part of the celebrations commemorating the 399th anniversary of his death (we thought about putting this off another year but just couldn’t wait), we are very

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Annual Lecture Video and End of the Year Updates

2014 is almost over! A few updates about our digital holdings before the break. First, the recording of our second Special Collections Annual Lecture Telling our Stories: Building the Freedom Summer Legacy is now online here. Please note the audio

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Digital Collections Update & Digital Storytelling Projects

It wouldn’t be my turn at writing a blog if postcards didn’t come up, so here you go: all the postcards we had sent away to be scanned by a commercial company are now completed and returned to us. In

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Digital Collections Update: Featuring World War I Germany and Bob Hope

Once again, it’s time for another update about our digital collections! Now that the semester is underway, we are back to regularly adding new postcards. As I wrote about earlier this year, thanks to generous donations from Clyde N. Bowden,

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Digital Collection Updates: Postcard Map and New Freedom Summer Materials

This week I have two very exciting updates to our digital collections to announce. First is the completion of a map of our current digital postcard collection which you can see here, or get to from the link in the

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The Miami University Archives webpage is now a part of the Special Collections & Archives site!

All our digital archival records are now available through our ArchivesSpace instance.

A reception for our fall exhibit The Creative Codex will be held Thursday October 22, 4-6 PM, in King 320. Local artist Diane Stemper, whose works are featured in the exhibit, will speak at the reception.