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We’re getting ready for the Hornbake Library activities planned for Saturday, April 27, 2013. Do you remember the activities from last year? If not, here’s the blog post from Hornbake Library on Maryland Day 2012. UnMasc: Maryland Day Is Here! April 28th, 2012 by Student It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for–Maryland Day 2012! […]
Just in case you can’t visit the display in Hornbake Library, Defining “Normal,” here are some of the items we’re featuring to celebrate Women’s History Month! Two feminists, two strategies Both Dorothy Sucher and Djuna Barnes were women’s rights advocates, but they led very different lives. Dorothy Sucher How do we define Dorothy Sucher? Mother […]
Just in case you can’t visit the display in Hornbake Library, Defining “Normal,” here are some of the items we’re featuring to celebrate Women’s History Month! “Single Blessedness” Does marriage define a normal woman? Clara Barton never married, but she accomplished great things that have inspired both men and women alike. At the same time, […]
Testudo uses road maps from McKeldin Library to study Hawaii, assisted by Government Information and Maps librarians. Where are you going for spring break? Send Testudo a postcard from your destination!
Each month, the Special Collections displays rare, unique items from our collection that resonate with present-day events. On March 1st through March 31, 2013, visit the Maryland Room on the 1st floor of Hornbake Library and delve deeper into women’s history. We’ll also provide online tools, resources, and information about our displays and women’s history […]
Revealing La Révolution (the project formerly known as “The UMD French Pamphlet Project”) is officially up and running. We have finalized our project team, identified and hired three promising French graduate students to assist our rather lonely library school student. They are analyzing pamphlets like it is their job (well, I guess it technically IS […]
Can’t get enough of French culture? Check out the French Pamphlets from the 1788-1804 Revolution, and the project that’s making them even more available to you. Fiction provides an incredible lens through which readers can relate to events from the past. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway’s performances in the 2012 hit Les Misérables brought the famous musical adaptation […]