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Monthly Archive for April, 2014

Approximately 4,000 books in a variety of subject areas will be available on Saturday, May 10 from 10am-4pm, 1st floor stack area near Campbell Reference Center, Olin Library.  Open to the public.

Friends of the Wesleyan Library Annual Meeting Lecture Write Better Together: an inside look at a new generation of social networks and websites that empower writers A talk by Molly Barton ’00 Thursday, April 24, 2014 — 6:00 pm — Develin Room (2nd floor Olin Library, Rm 204)     Ms. Barton is teaching the […]

University Librarian Pat Tully is on the Oberlin Group‘s Lever Initiative Task Force, which just released a report on the state of open access scholarly monograph publishing.  Pat was interviewed for an Inside Higher Ed article by Carl Straumsheim, Worth the Effort?, on the initiative.

On April 22, Collections Conservator Michaelle Biddle is giving a talk at the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) at Universität Hamburg.  The talk, ‘New Strategies in Using Watermarks to Date Sub-Saharan Islamic Manuscripts,’ is based on recent field work Biddle has done in Northern Nigeria.  See Biddle’s Selected Works page in WesScholar […]

On Thursday, April 3, Wesleyan University will host its annual lecture for the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences: Title:  Re-Member Me: Race, Romance and the Civil War Speaker: Lois Brown, Class of 1958 Distinguished Professor, African American Studies and Department of English. When:  Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5pm Where:  Olin Library first floor, Smith […]