What kind of research can you do in Special Collections? Many people may think that using the materials here is only for “serious” scholars who are conducting historical research into specific topics, but the space is open to everyone (and anyone - that means you!) who wants to get their hands on primary sources. Browse some featured items here and ponder what kinds of research questions one could come up with...
Posts on April 2015
We talk about using Google Analytics in DLPS and HathiTrust, and how the Analytics interface will have changed before you've finished this sentence.
Spring has sprung and it's time to celebrate the season of new growth with poetry!
The Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter will be hosting its 3nd colloquium, “Putting the Pieces Together: Digital Curation, Preservation, and Metadata”, on April 24th from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. You should go!
The Special Collections Library will host a reception to celebrate a new exhibit, "Through the Magnifying Glass: A Short History of the Microscope." Please join the exhibit curators, Pablo Alvarez and Gregg Sobocinski, to chat about this exciting display. There will be coffee and other refreshments. Date: April 24 (Friday) 3:00 pm -5:00 pm. Place: Seventh floor of the Hatcher Library.
The Art, Architecture & Engineering Library has several resources for patent and trademark searching, all of which are available to the public. Come to the Duderstadt and start your research today!
The Scarlet City is a fascinating novel about a young man's quest for his parentage in 16th century Rome.
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