Monthly Archives: April 2016

Fun, food and relaxation: Stress-Free Events at the Libraries

Pet puppies, hang out with a parrot or chow on a light snack at the Libraries. Take a break from your studies at our stress-free events to help you relax and rejuvenate. Good luck with your finals. MONDAY, MAY 2 … Continue reading

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Shakespeare lecture today at 12noon!

As part of the Libraries’ Special Collections’ Occasional Lecture Series, Richard Mackenney, Professor of History at Binghamton University, will speak on “Shakespeare: Staging the Renaissance” at noon today. The lecture will be held in Special Collections, Bartle Library (2nd floor). After … Continue reading

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Photos from Special Collections featured in Binghamton University Photo of the Day!

Binghamton University’s Photo of the Day featured in Dateline [April 22] shows visitors to the exhibit “Graphic! Lurid! Sensational! Exploitation and B-Movie Posters” currently on display in the University Art Museum. Guest curated by Brian Wall, Associate Professor of Cinema and Art … Continue reading

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Binghamton University Civil War Collections added to New York Heritage Research Portal

Five of Binghamton University’s Civil War Collections have added to New York Heritage, a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. The … Continue reading

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‘Alas poor Yorick” A lecture by Professor Mackenney, April 19, in Special Collections

We are celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare at Binghamton University!   Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, April 19  for a presentation by Richard Mackenney, Professor of History, on:   ‘Alas poor Yorick”: Shakespeare’s Infinite Jester  Noon Huppe Reading Room Special Collections, … Continue reading

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Saving Timbuktu’s Cultural Treasures From al Qaeda

The Librarian Who Saved Timbuktu’s Cultural Treasures From al Qaeda: A middle-aged book collector in Mali helped keep the fabled city’s libraries, books and manuscripts safe from occupying jihadists                   Abdel Kader Haidara with … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Scholarship in a Digital Age

Join us to learn more about Digital Commons, a forthcoming platform designed to manage, promote and share your scholarship online. This workshop will cover how to digitally showcase your research activity including articles, hosted journals and research data as well … Continue reading

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Special Collections Lectures on Shakespeare

As part of the Libraries’ Special Collections’ Occasional Lecture Series, Richard Mackenney, professor of history at Binghamton University, will present three lectures on Shakespeare: Noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, April 19 – “Alas, Poor Yorick: Shakespeare’s Infinite Jester” Noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16

April 10-16 is National Library Week. Not only do you have access to an extensive research collection, you can enjoy a variety of other resources and services, including cultural exhibits, workshops, events and even a free paperback book exchange in … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

April’s Pop-Up Exhibit celebrates the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month.                   The celebration aims to highlight the legacy and achievements of American poets and encourage people to read poems. Books on American poetry can be … Continue reading

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