Tuesday, April 27, 2004

The Reading Room will be on hiatus until May 5, 2004.
"A Rare Book"

Monday, April 26, 2004

Librarian admits he was paid by US bookseller
New Online Collections from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division
When Timbuktu Was the Paris of Islamic Intellectuals in Africa

Friday, April 23, 2004

Amherst College Library Acquires Merrill Letters
Wanted: funds for Punjab Archives
Rare books given to university library
New digital facsimile

Thursday, April 22, 2004

USC lands screenplays by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Library shows Langston Hughes works, holds symposium on poet's life, writing
The Myth Of The 100-Year CD-Rom

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Bush Nominee for Archivist Is Criticized for His Secrecy

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Intel founder's donation wins priceless science-book trove
Historical and Archival Communities Push for Senate Hearing on Archivist of the U.S. Position

Monday, April 19, 2004

Reversing Vandalism
Germany adopts typeface for government
Story Unfolds
Photos document antebellum legacy
Tiny owl books flight to wing of BPL
Library book sale inspires serious hunting strategies
Villagers save rare books from fire
Cushing Library Acquires Cervantes Collection

Friday, April 16, 2004

Vaulted reputations
Chicago Tribune, published April 11
Registration required
General article introducing readers to the types of materials found in special collections libraries.
British Library: Previously unseen Ted Hughes and Leonard Baskin correspondence unveiled
Suppressed Scott novel to be published
Moving art from movable type
Kodak gives UR rare documents

Thursday, April 15, 2004

New Book: Nineteenth-Century Printing Practices
British Library In £10 Million Archives Programme
Mold threatens archives
Hamlet fails to sell at auction
Book quest took him around the globe
Athenaeum, the city’s other library, quietly houses Portsmouth’s history
Restored Bible lifts spirits at burned church
Museum turns over a new leaf with "Illustrated Garden" exhibit

Kingston university buys Murdoch library
Rare book dealer provides footnote to Hollinger affair

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