500 Years of Erasmus's New Testament!

Title page of Novum Instrumentum omne, diligenter ab Erasmo Roterodamo recognitum & emendatum. Basel: Johann Froben, 1516

Around 1511, the Dutch Catholic humanist, Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536), began working on an edition and Latin translation of the Greek New Testament, for which he thoroughly compared the text of several Greek manuscripts with Jerome's fourth-century Latin translation of the Bible, the so-called Vulgate.

Artemisia by Anna Banti

Cover of Artemisia by Anna Banti

This unusual historical novel tells the story of the 17th century painter Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the first women to have a successful career as an artist. The author intersperses Artemisia's story with her own experiences in Florence during World War II, and creates a dialogue between herself and Artemisia.

This Week in Shapiro: July 25-29, 2016

Lattice wall in Shapiro Lobby with Audubon bird in background and text on a dark digital screen that says, "This week in Shapiro."

This week we are showcasing work from the Michigan Library Scholar, Sheila Chan, who created the "Cultural Competence" Library Research Guide in collaboration with mentors, Scott Dennis and Alexa Pearce. The exhibit in the Shapiro Lobby showcases information featured from Sheila's "Cultural Competence" Library Research Guide.

New Kids Comics Book Display

With all the summer camps on campus and the kids walking around campus while playing Pokémon Go, we thought now would be a good time to highlight some of the comics in our collections that relate to kids.


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