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5th Week of April 2023

April 30th, 2023

Years in the making

The new site Science in the Making digitizes 30,000 manuscripts from the collections of the Royal Society’s long history of scientific publishing.

Screenshot of a page on the site


Under the microscope

Conserving a Mughal Album from the Shahjahan period

A magnified image of flaking paint in the manuscript


A Century of Dining Out: The American Story in Menus, 1841-1941

The latest Grolier Club exhibition in-person and online surveys the Henry Voigt Collection of menus.

Art Deco image of a bartender pouring a cocktail at the Fountain Room


PSU Libraries amplifies ‘Black History and Visual Culture’ with digital collection

The digital collection, a celebration and remembrance of Black life at Penn State campuses, broadly across the United States, and around the world, is free for public viewing.

Photo of Malcolm X captioned "He was ready, are you?"


2023 Acquisitions of the Library Collectors’ Council

New acquisition highlights from the Huntington Library.

The diary of John Shaw, 1810, and letters by Francis Hoyt Gregory, 1845, and Elizabeth (Shaw) Gregory, 1842.



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