Today is the 380th anniversary of the baptism of Johannes Vermeer (his actual birth date is unknown). The 17th century Dutch artist is renowned for his exquisite handling of color and light in his genre paintings and landscapes. Explore more about the artist...
Posts on October 2012
Indiana University offers a collection of over 14,000 color images spanning the years 1938-1969: the Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection. Cushman travelled across the United States and in several foreign countries, and his keen eye for the quotidian, the representative, and the surprisingly beautiful resulted in a remarkable set of images, valuable for their social documentation as well as their aesthetic.
The Digital Conversion Unit (DCU) recently acquired a new setup that will allow for the digital capture of 3D objects, realia, and ephemera. The new equipment will create museum quality photos of 3D objects to be included in the Library's digital collections.
In anticipation of Halloween, one of our student workers, Josh, created a display that highlights the horror genre in gaming. Here are a few pictures to commemorate the occasion.
The CVGA will be closed on Monday and Tuesday for Fall break, and will have limited hours for the rest of the week. Here is the full schedule.
Since this week is Banned Books Week, we have decided to expand the theme a bit and highlight some video games that have been banned around the world.
Here is our list of top ten games played in the archive for the month of September. The usual favorites are back with the return of Fall students, with a few extra games thrown in for good measure (Fire Emblem and Disgaea).
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