Category Archives: Academic Libraries

Open invitation to the June event of the New York Library Club: CUNY Journalism June 10th 5:30PM (Please RSVP)

The New York Library Club,Inc. Founded 1885     What: The New York Library Club, Inc. invites you to its Spring Networking Event & Annual Business Meeting featuring remarks by special guest, Garry Pierre-Pierre,Executive Director of the Center for Community … Continue reading

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Center for Jewish History Offers Free “Ask the Experts” and “Behind the Scenes” Programs April 28 and 29 For National Preservation Week

The Center for Jewish History is pleased to announced its participation in the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services‘ Preservation Week from April 27 – May 3, 2014. This year we will be hosting a number of exciting events … Continue reading

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The New York Library Club @ FIT –Spring event

contributed by Jen Roth On April 8th the NY Library Club visited the museum and Gladys Marcus Library at the Fashion Institute of Technology. The tour started with a talk by curator Ellen Shanley, who gave us a brief overview … Continue reading

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Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh | Roadtrippers

31 March, 2014 Greg Newkirk There’s something undeniably creepy about big, expansive libraries. The hushed whispers, the almost artificial quiet, and the smell of dusty tomes combine to create a surreal experience. But when it comes to creepy libraries, Harvard … Continue reading

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ALA Leadership Institute Participants Continue to Benefit | American Libraries Magazine

Posted Wednesday, March 26, 2014 – 12:40 Laurie D. Borman Last August, 40 librarians gathered at the Eaglewood Resort and Spa in Itasca, Illinois, to participate in the first ALA Leadership Institute. Facilitated by ALA past-president Maureen Sullivan and Association … Continue reading

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This Guy Drew a Cat. You Won’t Believe What Happened 4 Centuries Later. – Wired Campus – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Franz Helm’s illustrated manual on pyrotechnic weapons was around for more than four centuries before it went viral. When the German artillery expert wrote the manual, in the mid-1500s, he unwittingly created a piece of media ideally suited to the … Continue reading

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National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues.

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