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Library Services Update – May/June 2020

[as of 6/10/20 – subject to change] The following are the preliminary plans for restoring more of our library services. Our intention is to provide a foreshadowing of the service changes that are being introduced to help align expectations with … Continue reading

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Coronavirus – Library Services FAQ

[as of 7/2/20 – subject to change] What is the latest news about library services? To learn about plans to restore library services currently not available, including access to the print collection, visit Library Services Update – May 2020. When … Continue reading

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Library Renovation Update: 3rd Floor Collection Relocated to Science Library During Renovation

The Libraries would like to provide recent updated information regarding the Bartle Library renovation project. The Bartle Library will be undergoing a renovation of the 3rd floor beginning in summer 2021 until its anticipated completion in 2024. As previously reported, the … Continue reading

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Spring Course Reserves – Submit by January 6

The Binghamton University Libraries are accepting course reserve requests for Spring 2020. Instructors should submit requests by January 6 via the Library Course Reserves tool at reserves.binghamton.edu. You can also access this tool via myCourses. Note: Reserve requests will continue to be … Continue reading

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Vote for Woman Suffrage! Exhibit Opens Nov. 15

Vote for Woman Suffrage! Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York State, 1917-2017 exhibit explores the suffrage movement from the Seneca Falls Convention to the fight by suffrage organizations in the Triple Cities for the woman’s right to … Continue reading

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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ~ the first president of Turkey

Today, May 19, is Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s birthday.  Mustafa Kemal was born in 1881 in Thessaloniki, which was part of the Ottoman Empire and died on November 10th, 1938 in Istanbul.  Atatürk, which means father of the Turks was the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday L. Frank Baum!

Today we celebrate the birthday of L. Frank Baum, known for his children’s books, most famously The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. His first best-selling children’s book was 1899’s Father Goose, His Book. In 1900 Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz , which … Continue reading

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Special Collections remembers Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature

We in Special Collections were very sorry to hear of the passing of Prof. Sandro Sticca. He was a frequent visitor to Special Collections and the epitome of an Italian gentleman. He was a generous donor giving works such as … Continue reading

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Our Book of the Month and Honoring those who fought in WWII

The Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War (May 8 and May 9) is an annual international day of remembrance designated by Resolution 59/26  of the United Nations General Assembly on November 22, 2004. The resolution urges … Continue reading

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A recent rare book acquisition by the University Libraries’ Special Collections

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 … Continue reading

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