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Visit the Etruscan, Greek and Roman galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with CNES

Visit the Etruscan, Greek and Roman galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Time and Cosmos exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU on Saturday, March 25. Bus departs Binghamton University at 7 … Continue reading

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Download 10,000 of the First Recordings of Music Ever Made

Long before vinyl records, cassette tapes, CDs and MP3s came along, people first experienced audio recordings through another medium — through cylinders made of tin foil, wax and plastic. Thanks to the University of California-Santa Barbara Cylinder Audio Archive, you can now download or stream a digital collection … Continue reading

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CEMERS trip to the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host a bus trip to the Cloisters and the Islamic Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Friday, March 17. A guided tour will be provided at both museums. The cost is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sidney Poitier!

Visit Special Collections to see this and other lobby cards – we are located on the second floor of the Bartle Library (off of the North Reading Room).

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“It ain’t never no use puttin’ up yer umbrell’ till it rains.” – Mrs. Wiggs

Did you know that February 17 is National Cabbage Day? To observe the day celebrating this humble vegetable, we pulled out Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, a 1901 novel by American author Alice Hegan Rice. It is the story of a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Susan B. Anthony!

March 15 is the birthday of Susan B. Anthony – she would have been 197 if she were still alive today. Born in Massachusetts and raised as a Quaker, she played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. In … Continue reading

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Join us for a panel discussion: Kurdish Community Perspectives: Impacting Our World

Join us in the Main Gallery of the Binghamton University Art Museum, March 16, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for a panel discussion exploring Kurdish culture and history Panelists will discuss their current research and findings, and how these … Continue reading

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Binghamton University Libraries’ receives $3,000 Women’s Suffrage grant

The South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) has awarded a $3,000 Women’s Suffrage Grant to the Binghamton University Libraries’ to digitize and transcribe four diaries from the Maurice Leyden Collection.  This project is part of a program to document the … Continue reading

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The Search for the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York State is Featured Book for February

 Special Collections commemorates Black History Month (African American History Month) with its featured book for February: The Search for the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York written by Tom Calarco, who calls himself an “Underground Railroad conductor.” He writes “… after getting … Continue reading

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Meet the new Director of Library Technology & Special Collections

Binghamton University Libraries is happy to announce the arrival of a new Director of Library Technology & Special Collections - David Schuster. David’s role is a unique combination of disciplines, director of both Special Collections and Library Technology – something new at Binghamton University. Learn … Continue reading

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