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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 25 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 38 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 129 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 72 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 92 plays

Views of Versailles, 1660-1760

Virtual library visit for the students of ECS 326 / FRE 326 (Prof. Volker Schröder). Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University. Books featured in this video: - Plans, vues et…

From  Volker Schröder on October 28th, 2020 1 likes 68 plays

The Aldine Press with G. Scott Clemons '90 (FPUL Small Talk)

G. Scott Clemons '90 presents from his collection to illustrate the history and influence of the Aldine Press, founded in 15th-century Venice, on the worlds of editing, printing, typography,…

From  PU Princeton University Library on October 26th, 2020 0 likes 31 plays

Open Access in the Context of COVID-19

Perhaps more than any other time, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has foregrounded the importance of open access in support of the dissemination of scholarly resources. With regard to…

From  PU Princeton University Library on October 26th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays

My Oral History Project Training

From  PU Princeton University Library on October 6th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays

Inclusive Description Working Group: Goals and Progress

Kelly Bolding, project archivist in the Americana manuscript collections, and Valencia Johnson, project archivist for student life, discuss goals of the Princeton University Library's Archival…

From  PU Princeton University Library on August 6th, 2020 0 likes 117 plays

Discovery and Democracy: The Role of the Digital Image in the Transformation of the Cultural Heritage Landscape (FPUL Small Talk)

As part of its Summer 2020 Small Talk Series, the Council of the Friends of the Princeton University Library held an online event with William Noel, John T. Maltsberger III '55 Associate…

From  PU Princeton University Library on July 14th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays