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General News

Welcome Kristen Gallant, New Fine Arts Librarian!

We are pleased to announce that Kristen joined the Libraries this July as the new Fine Arts Librarian. This is Kristen’s first librarian position and she is very much looking forward to supporting the students and faculty who use the Fine … Continue reading

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Free access for campus users this week to the not-yet-released documentary, “Harper Lee: From Mockingbird to Watchman”

Kanopy and First Run Features are pleased to offer all Kanopy customers (including Binghamton University users) 1 week FREE access to the new release documentary, Harper Lee: From Mockingbird to Watchman.  The film includes excerpts from Harper Lee’s new novel Go Set … Continue reading

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At Last! Today marks the long anticipated release of “Go Set a Watchman”

Harper Lee catapulted to literary fame with her single offering, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”  “Mockingbird,” a tale of racial injustice in the Old South, quickly ascended the bestseller list when it was published in 1960, where it spent 88 weeks. … 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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Farewell Susannah Gal: Interim Dean of the Libraries, Colleague and Friend

Something about the term “interim” in the context of “Interim Dean of Libraries Susannah Gal,”  just seems wrong. Especially to those who have experienced the sense of ownership and wholehearted dedication she applies to whatever she undertakes. Indeed, throughout her tenure in … Continue reading

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Libraries Employees Recognized with 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Jill Dixon, 2015 Chancellor’s Award Winner for Excellence in Librarianship   Laurie Kolosky, 2015 Chancellor’s Award Winner for Excellence in Classified Service    The Libraries is proud to announce that Jill Dixon, faculty librarian and director of Public Services; and … Continue reading

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The Libraries Honored with Public Relations Award

The 2015 selection committee of the PR Xchange Awards Competition recently shared the announcement of our win in the category “Materials Promoting Collections” for the Miniature Books Exhibit and Reception. The PR Xchange competition is sponsored by the Public Relations … Continue reading

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Benjamin Andrus, not your typical librarian!

See why by viewing his recent video, produced as part of the campus series Beyond the Classroom.   Ben talks about the job, addresses a major myth about Binghamton and encourages students to “get out and explore!”  Ben’s Beyond the Classroom video Ben’s … Continue reading

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Graduating Student Employee Profile: Emily Eng

Meet Emily Eng:  Student Employee, Binghamton University Libraries;  Graduating Binghamton Student (Double Majoring in History and Philosophy, Politics, and Law and Minoring in Business Management, School of Management Adjunct); President of the Binghamton Crew and former Political Intern in the … Continue reading

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Librarian Anne Larrivee: Focus of this week’s “Beyond The Classroom” video series

Whether working in the Peace Corps. . . or working in the library at Binghamton . . .       Anne Larrivee loves to help people. Hear about this Librarian’s passion in this week’s Beyond the Classroom:  http://bit.ly/btcbing

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