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In partnership with Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Attorney’s Office, BPL returns three items to Italy by rlavery Today Boston Public Library announced the return of three items from its Special Collections to the State Archives of Venice, Italy and ...

A History of US Public Libraries “Rockingham County Library bookmobile and children,” North Carolina, 1955. Courtesy of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources via North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. For many Americans, their fondest memories revolve around a library ...

The Special Collections and University Archives department of the University Libraries’ was fortunate to acquire recently a remarkable rare book for the William J. Haggerty Collection of French Colonial History:  Des colonies; particulièrement de la Guyane française.  It was written by ...

Project to open rare and valuable collection to the world is finally up and running. People gather in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican during Pope Francis’ weekly general audience on May 1.  (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP/GETTY IMAGES)   By Lesley Ciarula ...

Group of students came up with fix for dampness seeping through library walls By Kate McGillivray, CBC News Posted: Feb 06, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 06, 2017 7:38 AM ET             Yewon Son ...

Archeologists in Israel discovered a 12th cave they believe once housed the Dead Sea Scrolls after finding historical artifacts proving they had been stored there. If they are right, it would be the latest “scroll cave” discovered in over 60 ...

Coal Fire, Not Just Iceberg, Doomed the Titanic, a Journalist Claims By Dan Bilefsky  January 3, 2017 The Titanic leaving Southampton, England, on its ill-fated voyage on April 10, 1912.  Credit  Southampton City Council, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images LONDON — ...

  NICHOLAS OF LYRA, Postilla litteralis super epistolam ad hebraeos (Literal Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews) Special Collections in the Bartle Library, is celebrating a new acquisition: a 14th-century manuscript of Nicholas of Lyra’s Postilla litteralis super epistolam ...

The Ellesmere Chaucer is the October Book of the Month in honor of  the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies’ (CEMERS) 50th Anniversary The Ellesmere Chaucer reproduced in facsimile.  Manchester : The University Press, 1911.  Call number:  Z 1152 .C496, v.1-2. ...

Finding Frankenstein: On the trail of a monster across Europe By John Malathronas, for CNN  June 20, 2016 Castle Frankenstein – Two centuries after author Mary Shelley conceived “Frankenstein,” its gothic echoes can still be found across Europe. Castle Frankenstein ...