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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 ...

The Libraries will be updating our interlibrary loan system on Friday, August 14th. We don’t anticipate a disruption of service; however, please place any critical or time-sensitive requests prior to that date to ensure fulfillment.  If you experience any difficulties ...

By Sean Coughlan   BBC.COM What may be the world’s oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham. Radiocarbon dating found the manuscript to be at least 1,370 years old, making it among the earliest in existence. ...

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 ...

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. ...

Your tax dollars at work!  Portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York are free to NY state residents.  The New York State Archives partnered with Ancestry to digitize some NY state records of interest to genealogists.  The resulting databases are ...

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 ...

The Serpent Charmer:  a Tale of the Indian Mutiny is an English translation of the 1879 French edition:  Le Charmeur de Serpents.  Published by Charles Scribner & Sons, this book is the First American edition.  Its highly decorated binding is ...