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Aeon 101: ORDERING SCANS AND PHOTOCOPIES

Aeon 101: ORDERING SCANS AND PHOTOCOPIES

Starting August 1, all researchers using Special Collections and University Archives, the Prange Collection, and Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland will need to create an online account to use materials in the reading room. We know you will have questions about the new policy, and we are here to help! […]

Aeon 101: REQUESTING MATERIALS

Aeon 101: REQUESTING MATERIALS

Starting August 1, all researchers using Special Collections and University Archives, the Prange Collection, and Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland will need to create an online research account to use materials in the reading room. We know you will have questions about the new policy, and we are here to […]

Books Published Before 1850 in Special Collections and University Archives

Books Published Before 1850 in Special Collections and University Archives

The history of the book class being offered through the iSchool at the University of Maryland often has a class assignment requiring students to compare a pre-1850 book with its more modern equivalent. It gives students the opportunity to examine differences in binding, paper, size, and many more details that distinguishes books produced in different eras. They are able […]

Aeon 101: RESEARCHER REGISTRATION

Aeon 101: RESEARCHER REGISTRATION

Starting August 1, all researchers using Special Collections and University Archives, the Prange Collection, and Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland will need to create an online account to use materials in the reading room. We know you will have questions about the new policy, and we are here to help! […]

Aeon 101

Aeon 101

Starting August 1, all researchers using Special Collections and University Archives, the Prange Collection, and Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland will need to create an online account to use materials in the reading room. We know you will have questions about the new policy, and we are here to help! As part of our […]

The Prange Digital Children’s Book Collection

Originally posted on Gordon W. Prange Collection:
The Prange Collection contains nearly 8,000 children’s book titles — including picture books (ehon), comic books (manga), and story books (yomimono) — that were published in Japan between 1945 and 1949.  Most of the picture books and comic books are available in the UMD Libraries’ Digital Collections.  The story…

The Early Printing Collection: An Introduction

A new (very old!) collection of early printing has now been processed and digitized, and is available in the Digital Collections or by request in person in the Maryland Room. The Early Printing Collection is a set of thirty-six leaves and pages that were printed in Europe in the late 15th century. It includes printed […]

Aeon is Coming to Special Collections!

Aeon is Coming to Special Collections!

WHAT IS AEON? Aeon is a management tool designed specifically for archives and special collection libraries. It automates researcher registration, collection retrieval requests, statistics gathering, and duplication requests. Essentially, Aeon offers researchers greater access and a more efficient way to conduct their special collections research. The University of Maryland joins the numerous leading university libraries currently […]

Resources for National History Day Participants

Special Collections and University Archives staff recently completed a website outlining the resources we have to offer all National History Day participants. Many of our resources are available online and accessible everywhere. For those local to Prince George’s County, Maryland, we have a wide variety of resources available on site to the public. Please explore […]

Updates from Mass Media and Culture, in Special Collections

Read the latest from staff in Mass Media and Culture. Transmitter Spring 2014

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