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Postcards in the News

Last week, WVXU in Cincinnati aired a story about our postcards collection. Don’t worry if you missed it, you can read and hear the complete story online: Wish You Were Here: How Old Postcards Are Finding A New Audience

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A New Exhibit in Special Collections & Archives

I am very excited to announce the first exhibit being held in the new Special Collections & Archives space! As we move closer to finishing with both the renovations and the Archives move to the top floor of King Library,

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Passing Reality

Most of the digitization work I do here involves old books and postcards. Don’t get me wrong, the Shakespeare Folios are amazing just to hold and the postcards collection is my favorite project, but every once in a while I’m

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Mystery in the Vault: Ethiopian Prayer Book

You can skip straight to the prayer book by clicking here As librarians we always want to know as much as possible about every book we have. But sometimes that is not always possible. One of my favorite ‘mysteries’ that

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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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Happy summer to everyone! Have a great break!

The panel from our opening reception is now available.

New exhibit: and now, Live from Miami... has opened! This exhibit celebrates over fifty years of students in broadcasting at Miami.