Category Archives: Collections

Special Collections Lectures on Shakespeare

As part of the Libraries’ Special Collections’ Occasional Lecture Series, Richard Mackenney, professor of history at Binghamton University, will present three lectures on Shakespeare: Noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, April 19 – “Alas, Poor Yorick: Shakespeare’s Infinite Jester” Noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

April’s Pop-Up Exhibit celebrates the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month.                   The celebration aims to highlight the legacy and achievements of American poets and encourage people to read poems. Books on American poetry can be … Continue reading

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Libraries Acquire New Primary Source Database for LGBTQ Studies

The Libraries recently acquired the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, Part 1: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940. This fully-searchable database consists of 20 collections with more than one million pages of primary source material on social, political, health, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women’s History with our new Pop-Up Exhibit

The Libraries introduce a new monthly exhibit to highlight current events and feature a small, browsable collection of resources on a topic. The Pop-Up Exhibit is located at the corner of the Reader Services Desk in Bartle Library. Free themed-bookmarks are … Continue reading

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2015 Marks 20 Years for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of this legendary institution, the September book of the month is LSD: The Library of Julio Santo Domingo. (from LSD: the Library of Julio Santo Domingo)’ The two volume set published in 2013 was written not just … Continue reading

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Digital Collections Access

Due to a technical issue, we are experiencing slow response rates for loading images in several of our digital collections, including the Daniel S. Dickinson Statue Papers, Edwin A. Link, Jr. Digital Archives, Max Reinhardt Archives, and Vera Beaudin Saeedpour … Continue reading

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“Abruzzo” Donation Complements Libraries’ Italian Collection

Professor of French and Comparative Literature Sandro Sticcca  has continued a custom of many decades through his recent donation of two books to the Libraries’ Special Collections. “Gabriele D’Annunzio,” a richly illustrated book highlighting places in the Abruzzo region of … Continue reading

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Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys – October 25

On Friday, October 25, 2013, Binghamton University Libraries and the American Civic Association will present “Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys.”  This program is in conjunction with a grant received from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association … Continue reading

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Shifting in the Fine Arts Music Collection (M’s)

Since Summer 2012, there has been a shifting program for the Libraries’ collections to assure future growth space and better organization of materials. In some areas, shelving was added. A major shift and reorganization of the Music Collection began on … Continue reading

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Journal List for the Institute for Student Centered Learning Conference

BU Subject Librarians compiled a list of journals pertaining to pedagogy, teaching, and education in a variety of humanities, social science and science disciplines. The more widely indexed journals include: American Biology Teacher Anthropology and Education Quarterly Career Development Quarterly College … Continue reading

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