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Haricombe Gallery to open new exhibit with events featuring KU scholars in association with Common Book Program

A new digital exhibit in Watson Library’s Haricombe Gallery will showcase KU scholars, centering the importance of imagination and visionary thought in cutt

BiblioBios: Undergraduate Engagement Librarian returns to KU to support next generation of Jayhawks 

Amber Ovsak has a deep appreciation for the challenges of college life and academics, shaped by her own experiences attending KU as a first-generation college student.

New Fridays on Fourth program at Watson Library supports KU graduate students

In the Graduate Student Study Lounge at Watson Library, coffee is brewing as mid-morning light glows through the tall windows.

KU scholars mark 400 years of Shakespeare's first folio with new exhibition

The idea of forgetting classic Shakespeare plays like “Macbeth” or “Julius Caesar” is nearly unthinkable. But if not for the foresight of two actors and friends of William Shakespeare to publish a book 400 years ago, those plays might have been lost forever.

East Asian Graduate Discovery Workshops aim to familiarize students with library resources

KU Libraries is offering a workshop series for graduate students in East Asian Studies, hosted by Japanese studies librarian Michiko Ito and Chinese s

Call for nominations for the 2024-25 KU Common Book

All members of the University of Kansas community are invited to submit nominations for the 2024-25 KU Common Book. Recommendations can be submitted via the online nomination form through September 17. 

BiblioBios: Special Collections Curator welcomes exploration at Spencer Library

As a Special Collections Curator at Spencer Research Library, Eve Wolynes spends her days jumping across centuries as she works with materials as varied as medieval manuscripts, the natural history of plants and animals, and the personal papers of acclaimed science fiction writers.

Common Book Program announces 2023-24 events

The University of Kansas Common Book Program is pleased to announce a slate of activities and events surrounding the 2023-24 Common Book selection, “Parable of the Sower,” by American science fict

Nominations open for KU Libraries’ open access award

The David Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright is now accepting nominations for the annual Shulenburger Award for Innovation

Open houses, info session and movie screening part of KU Libraries’ Hawk Week lineup

KU Libraries are hosting four events in conjunction with Hawk Week, August 18-27, with the aim of connecting new students with the libraries’ resources, spaces and staff.

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