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The Ground Truth on Our Water: Hydrology Resources from Planet Earth to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

In 2021, a pandemic reawakened concern with ecology, the science of interconnections. The Chesapeake Bay is the nation's largest estuary, but it does not stand alone. It is part of a large and…

From  PU Princeton University Library on April 26th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays

Stokes Library Tour

From  PU Princeton University Library on April 22nd, 2021 0 likes 100 plays

How to find Library books using call numbers

From  PU Princeton University Library on April 9th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays

How to use the Library catalog

From  PU Princeton University Library on April 9th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays

Welcome to the Scheide Library!

The Scheide Library was gifted to Princeton's Firestone Library in 2015. The collection had been housed within Firestone since 1959, when William H. Scheide '36 moved the collection from…

From  PU Princeton University Library on April 9th, 2021 0 likes 17 plays

The Many Lives of James Boswell

Terry Seymour will describe and show us his extraordinary collection of the books, papers, and artworks identified with the protean Scottish biographer, traveler, and diarist James Boswell…

From  PU Princeton University Library on March 29th, 2021 0 likes 16 plays

Mukurtu, the Spalding-Allen Collection, and the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal

This illustrated presentation will describe the origins and development of the Mukurtu platform, an open source platform built with Indigenous communities to manage and share digital cultural…

From  PU Princeton University Library on March 29th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays

Book Collecting and Community in a Digital Age: New Approaches

Rare book dealer Heather O’Donnell, founder of Honey & Wax Booksellers in Brooklyn, spent three years at Princeton as a member of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts (2001-2004). She…

From  PU Princeton University Library on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 12 plays

Imaginary Books: An Exhibition of Lost, Unwritten, and Fictive Books from the Collection of Reid Byers

This is a collection of things that cannot be. It has been described as an exhibition of imaginary books, a bibliophilic entertainment, and a post- structuralist conceptual art installation. It…

From  PU Princeton University Library on March 3rd, 2021 0 likes 82 plays

Collector’s Progress: The Mark Samuels Lasner Collection and its Princeton Connection

Mark Samuels Lasner, a member of the Friends of the Princeton University Library and Council, is a recognized authority on art and literature of the late Victorian era. His presentation will focus on…

From  PU Princeton University Library on February 22nd, 2021 0 likes 43 plays

'He cried at his father’s funeral': Adventures in Primary Sources from the Collection of Robert J. Ruben '55

Robert J. Ruben ’55, world-renown bibliophile, presents from his collection of transforming medical and scientific works. He will share stories attached to their backgrounds and acquisitions,…

From  PU Princeton University Library on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 41 plays

Colloquium | "The Virtual Materiality of Texts: Book History during a Pandemic" | Welcome & Panel I

Welcome Nigel Smith (Princeton University) Panel 1 | "Learning and Teaching through the Screen"Moderator: Jin-Woo Choi (Princeton University) Leah Price (Rutgers University) |…

From  Department of History Department on December 1st, 2020 0 likes 153 plays

Colloquium | "The Virtual Materiality of Texts: Book History during a Pandemic" | Panel II & Closing Remarks

Recording of the second panel and closing remarks. Panel II | "Closed Archives, Open Access" • Nigel Smith (Princeton University) | "Scan and Deliver! Archives in the…

From  Department of History Department on December 1st, 2020 0 likes 98 plays

The Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge with Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian

Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian at the University of Oxford, presents an exploration of the deliberate destruction of knowledge – especially of libraries and archives through history,…

From  PU Princeton University Library on November 17th, 2020 0 likes 114 plays