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Understanding Library Loans: A Short Story

It’s simple really:   We loan books, because we are givers. Eventually though, sometimes sooner rather than later, we will want them back. Bring items back when they are due, or when we ask you to. Please and thank you.  If you don’t … Continue reading

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Resources Orientation for New Graduate Students

Are you a new Graduate Student?  If so, be sure to attend the Libraries’ upcoming Scholarly Resources Orientation!         Each year the Libraries offer this event as an opportunity for new graduate students to meet their librarian in a relaxed … Continue reading

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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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