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What’s YOUR Story?

“Words are our most inexhaustible source of magic.” ~J. K. Rowlings    In celebration of National Tell a Story Day, the Libraries hosted a reading event this morning for campus preschoolers.  Five lively, librarian-selected children’s books were shared through readings and … Continue reading

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15 Must-Read Books Written by Binghamton University Faculty

Check out Erin Rosenblum’s post: Binghamton University Blog   What better day than #‎WorldBookDay‬  to explore the books written by our own faculty members, many who are published and award winning authors. A number of links are embedded within the write … Continue reading

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April 22nd is Earth Day: Spend some time in the Libraries!

It is our collective and individual responsibility to protect and nurture the global family, to support its weaker members and to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live.”    ~ Dalai Lama    Whether you browse in person or browse online,  … 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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It’s Library Assistants’ Day!

Today, the Libraries pays tribute to each valued member its support staff in honor of Library Assistants’ Day! Visit the Libraries’ Facebook  page and add your own positive service experiences, thoughts and wishes as we celebrate our library assistants and all they do … Continue reading

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New Dean of the Libraries Named

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Nieman announces that Curtis Kendrick, University Dean for Libraries and Information Resources at the City University of New York (CUNY), will become dean of libraries at Binghamton University, effective July 15, 2015. … Continue reading

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Expanded Libraries’ Resources

As reflected in the President’s Quarterly Report, a new five-year licensing agreement, recently negotiated between SUNY and Elsevier, has expanded the resources available to Binghamton University users.  This new availability offers access to the complete Cell Press selection of top-flight … Continue reading

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New in the Libraries: For-credit Research Opportunities

The Libraries are pleased to offer for-credit research opportunities to undergraduate students seeking hands-on experience.  Current topics include “Evaluation of Library Space Use,” “Inventory Management in a Research Library” and “Peer-to-Peer Research Instruction.” To learn more, and for a complete … Continue reading

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Your Invitation to Explore the Kurdish Collection

Join us in the Libraries for a special viewing of the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library and Museum Collection  Thursday, March 26, from 5-7pm The collection is the largest of its kind in North America and contains artifacts including jewelry, … Continue reading

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Dedication Ceremony: South Reading Room in Bartle Library

A dedication reception for this expansive new student study space will be hosted by the Libraries on Wednesday, March 25th, from 3-4:30pm. President Stenger and Provost Nieman will speak briefly at 4:00 p.m. In addition to light refreshments, there will be … Continue reading

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