The Libraries, along with our campus partners, hosted alumni for events tied to the University’s EXCELERATE campaign launch in April. The spectacular weekend had many “lights, camera, action” moments. Old friends came together and new friendships were formed. It was ...

Blythe Roveland-Brenton, Ph.D. ’83, director of Special Collections and Library Preservation, imbues the spirit of Binghamton through her continuous development of inspired student and instructor programming. The department’s high-impact practices include enabling scholars to interact with Special Collections’ general rare ...

Like podcasts, oral histories communicate personal experiences via audio recording. The recordings differ in that oral histories are conducted to intentionally create a permanent, first-person accounting of historical events while podcasts are produced in a series and are not necessarily ...

The Libraries’ newest staff members bring our team total across all branches to 80 people. A combination of faculty librarians and professional and classified staff members preside over six library departments: Administration; Special Collections and Preservation; Technical Services; Outreach, Engagement ...

Binghamton scholars enjoyed a happy reunion in February when 427,498 books with call numbers ranging from HN to Z were relocated to the ground floor of the Science Library. The material, moved from the third floor of Bartle library, is ...

The Libraries’ Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) was established in 2021 to ensure every employee ― from student worker to staff and faculty ― receives support to feel successful in their pursuits. In addition, the Libraries seek ...

Faculty, staff and students on the Binghamton University campus, across the State University of New York system and around the world share access to our Libraries’ print collections. Stewarding more than two million print volumes requires skill, technology and, at ...

Our Special Collections Department has acquired an 1859 octavo edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America and it is glorious! With 500 hand-painted plates of the highest quality, this exquisite seven-volume set is a remarkable text organized by taxonomy. ...

As one might imagine, Madeline Gottlieb, teaching assistant and doctoral candidate, knows her way around a library.  “As an undergraduate student, I studied English, rhetoric and literature at the University, and now I’m back for my PhD in the same ...

Identifying and becoming proficient with emerging technologies that assist information seekers is every librarian’s superpower. Assistant Head of Digital Initiatives for Digital Scholarship Amy E. Gay works with faculty and students to ensure they have the latest information discovery tools.  ...