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RTÉ News Oct 28
A manuscript dating from the 15th century which was originally handmade in Co Cork has been donated to UCC. The Book of Lismore contains a range of material from religious texts to stories from the Irish tradition |
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We're excited, and we loaned some items to this exhibition!
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MEMSLib Oct 29
Replying to @MEMSLibUKC
On this page you’ll be able to find a range of the BL’s digitised manuscripts, including the famous Ripley Scroll - star of the BL’s History of Magic Exhibition - which provides an insight into alchemy and magic
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Lynne M. Thomas🏳️‍🌈🦄🚀 Oct 28
Small accomplishment: if you were looking for a PDF brochure or handlist for the Making Mr. Darcy exhibit I did in 2019, links to those are now up on our past exhibits page.
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U of Illinois RBML Oct 20
Local Seen in Plymouth, MA is just as hyped up for our History of Witchcraft event as we are!🎃
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Rare Book School Oct 15
Applications are open for all RBS-awarded scholarships (for both first-time and returning RBS students), and for all fellowships. Deadlines are approaching—learn more here, and share widely!
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U of Illinois RBML Oct 6
Oh, look, our events calendar is up for the rest of the semester!
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U of Illinois RBML Sep 29
Limited in-person RBML research appointments for campus affiliates are available beginning October 1. Details here:
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Lynne M. Thomas🏳️‍🌈🦄🚀 Sep 23
A thing that may be not terribly exciting to anyone but the folks here in : our remote instruction equipment is now here and set up, which means we can do remote classes! (Campus faculty: place your request via our Ask-A-Curator service...)
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U of Illinois RBML Sep 19
Join curators at the RBML for a brief tour of piratical themed materials held in our collections. BYOP! (Bring Your Own Parrots!)☠️🐦⚓
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University Library Sep 17
We are thrilled as well!😊
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Lynne M. Thomas🏳️‍🌈🦄🚀 Sep 15
(Sherry was one of our grad assistants during her program!) iSchool alumna works to preserve, celebrate African American history in Bronzeville
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Library of Congress Sep 15
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with this special webpage featuring collections, stories & events from several U.S. cultural institutions:
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The Library of TCD Sep 14
Trinity unveiled the New Book of Kells Treasury and Display Case today, showcasing the national treasure in all its magnificence. For more click here:
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U of Illinois RBML Aug 26
Replying to @IllinoisRBML
All of our services are being offered via our Ask-a-Curator service!
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U of Illinois RBML Aug 26
Wondering what we're doing here in ? We're offering remote services this semester for reference, instruction, digitization... and soon... Talking Like a Pirate!
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Folger Research Aug 10
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And for more resources, the Folger collections team has compiled a list of other helpful websites and online tools that might help you care for and assess your personal collections:
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Folger Research Aug 10
Cleaning out your attic? If you find old books, you may be wondering what to do--how to preserve them, or if they even might be worth something. Check out Your Old Books on the American Library Association's rare books and manuscripts website for a start:
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Tor.com Aug 5
The Huntington, home of Octavia E. Butler literary archive, has started a fellowship program in her name that will award $50,000 to its recipient:
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U of Illinois RBML Jul 28
Were you interested in using RBML primary sources for your fall classes? Please get in touch! We are offering lots of remote options!
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