A former colleague of mine from another university — a Vietnam War veteran — was fond of saying of our work in the library, “no mission is too difficult, no sacrifice too great, service first!” Hyperbole aside, that modification and ...

The Binghamton University Libraries’ material collections are dealt with in large part by our resident expert Jim Galbraith, head of collection development. He also leads Collections, a team of faculty librarians with subject specializations, cataloguing and web-based expertise who theorize ...

For most people, change isn’t synonymous with libraries but those who have the inside track know that change agents make the best librarians. The professional work involved in librarianship today includes identifying trends, learning and teaching new modalities, redefining best ...

When campus temporarily closed at the end of the spring semester, we were unable to wrap up the year with our student workers. It was hard not to be able to say goodbye. This fall, student supervisors at the Glenn ...

Like most aspects of society, Binghamton University Libraries have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. In mid-March, the University converted to online classes, and the Libraries went online-only as well. We are able to provide reference service, support course reserves ...

If we summarized this year with just one word , it would be “planning.” We are beginning to plan for the renovation of the third floor of Bartle Library. While ostensibly an asbestos abatement project, the renovation will give us the ...

The Binghamton University Libraries strive to support the curiosity surrounding every wave of progress in the world of scholarship. In anticipation of the need for faculty and student support in this educational realm, Amy E. Gay was added to the ...

Irene Gashurov recently left Binghamton University for an opportunity closer to her home in New York City. We are grateful for the fine work she accomplished and wish her the best. We are, however, still in good hands and are ...