To help celebrate the Summer Olympic games, we've picked out several books and other resources related to a variety of sports. Some themes include Olympic architecture, sports design, and a variety of comics relating to sports.
DCU has a new, A1-sized V-cradle scanner for digitizing tightly bound books. This post examines the need, research, and choice of scanner we purchased.
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.
This Wednesday's watermark feature: grape motifs in watermarked papers from our Islamic Manuscripts Collection.
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 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.
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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