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Every so often it’s good to take a moment to pause and appreciate the many activities that have occurred in Special Collections and the people who’ve made them happen. We’ve had a busy semester and some great opportunities to connect ...

We are very pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the 1859 third octavo edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America. This seven-volume set includes 500 hand-colored lithographic plates of American birds and will be used widely in classes ...

Come have a look at some of the cool items the department has acquired over the past year! Our New Acquisitions exhibit is open in the Special Collections lobby, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through the end ...

The Changing Hands blog series explores the backstories of books in Special Collections by focusing on the marks left behind by those who owned, read, or sold them before they were acquired by the Binghamton University Libraries. Late last summer ...

The Changing Hands blog series explores the backstories of books in Special Collections by focusing on the marks left behind by those who owned, read, or sold them before they were acquired by the Binghamton University Libraries. Inscriptions written in ...

From bookplates, ownership inscriptions and marginalia to bespoke bindings and notes left by booksellers and librarians, many volumes in Special Collections bear the evidence of those who owned, read, or sold them prior to their arrival here at Binghamton University. ...