Music examples from Esemplare, o sia saggio fondamentale pratico di contrappunto

Rare music score identified in the University Libraries’ collection

May 2, 2023

A first edition of a rare, pedagogical music book by Giovanni Battista Martini was identified by music professor Robert Shay and now resides in Rare and Distinctive Collections.

A gloved hand brushing the ice charts

Adventures in Preservation: Student worker restores historic ice flow charts

April 21, 2023

A student worker restored historic ice flow charts in the University Libraries' collection, saving irreplaceable data that is part of the climate record while making progress toward her own goal of a career in art conservation and restoration.

 1699 edition of Galileo’s Systema Cosmicum open to the frontispiece showing two engravings

Adventures in Preservation: Make a binding for Galileo’s Systema Cosmicum

April 10, 2023

Join our Preservation and Collections Care team on a series of hands-on adventures as they restore unique and historic items from our collections.

A digital projector

Students to screen film and video from the University Libraries archives

April 7, 2023

Undergraduate students from the department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts have curated film and video from the Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections for screening on April 19 and 26.

Gemmill Library entrance

Gemmill reduces onsite collection

Feb. 28, 2023

Most materials will move to the Libraries offsite storage, PASCAL. Other items will be available electronically.

A traditional dance.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the University Libraries

Sept. 12, 2022

The University Libraries has created a guide to Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept 15 to Oct 15.

sunny field

University Libraries reveal new ‘Wellbeing and Sexual Health’ collection

Sept. 6, 2022

The collection includes over 125 books related to mental health, sexual health and wellness.

Hillary Morgan

How to treat burn-damaged books

May 23, 2022

Conservator Hillary Morgan teaches us how to remove soot and smoke odors from your book collection.

The National Poetry Month Logo

Help the Libraries build a poem for National Poetry Month

April 1, 2022

Come to Norlin’s East Entrance April 12 and 13, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to take part in a community poem writing activity, take away a pocket poem and engage with librarians.

Book covers from Hue-man collection

University Libraries purchasing BIPOC books based on Hue-Man Experience recommendations

Feb. 23, 2022

Through this partnership, the Libraries expect to add approximately 125 titles from diverse authors, writers and artists to its collections.