Feeling nostalgic for print-forms gone by? Or eagerly seeking the next production medium for your postmodern creativity? Either way, come join the Harlequin Creature typing bee in the gallery of Hatcher Graduate Library on Wednesday, February 18th from 11:30am-4:30pm.
Posts on February 2015
This week saw the return of the New Book Shelf for the Art, Architecture & Engineering library.
The Book of Madness and Cures is a beautifully-written novel about a female doctor's journey through 16th century Europe and northern Africa.
Historic American recipes for chocolate baked goods are much less intense than modern ones.19th and early 20th century American recipes for chocolate cakes and cookies, such as this month's recipe from Emma Francis Voris' ca.1893 New Columbian White House Cookery are quite mild.
Effective Monday Feb 9, reference service at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library will be moving to an 'On Call' model. This means that reference service staff will not be seated at the second floor service desk, but will be scheduled and available to come and assist as necessary. The 'On Call' hours are Monday - Friday, 10am to 4pm.
Portable calculators are older than we think. For our History of Mathematics Collection, we have recently purchased an example of a small manual calculator, whereby anyone could quickly perform each of the four basic mathematical operations. It was designed by the Frenchman Louis-J. Troncet in 1889.
The Digital Library hosts a stunning collection of 15 rare propaganda Chinese papercuts from the Cultural Revolution. The original papercuts were discovered in a closet at the Center for Chinese Studies!
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