• Death of Captain Ferrer
    Slavery and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Amistad Case is a new collection in Tulane's Digital Library (TUDL) from the Amistad Research Center that documents the remarkable case of the 53 African people who were abducted from West Africa and taken to Cuba, destined for enslavement on Cuban plantations.
  • Tom Dent
    The Tulane University Digital Library is pleased to announce the new collection Southern Journey Oral History CollectionThis collection of oral histories, completed from 1991 to 1994, contains narratives of 119 individuals describing the activities and people involved in the Civil
  • Tulane Reading Project 2016
    The Tulane Reading Project selection for 2016 is Kate Harding’s Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It. This book combines in-depth research with an engaging voice to make the case that twenty-first-century America supports rapists more effectively than it supports victims. Drawing on real-world examples of what has
  • New York Times Online
    New York Times Online for the Tulane Community
    Howard-Tilton Memorial Library is pleased to announce that it has purchased for the Tulane community online and mobile access to The New York Times Online, in a one-year trial arrangement. The arrangement, called Academic Pass, effectively provides each Tulane student, faculty and staff member a one-year online subscription to the site. It gives students, faculty and staff
  • Overdue Notice
    Changes to Overdue and Lost Book Policy!
    Beginning January 1, 2016, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library will no longer charge overdue fines on regular book and multimedia loans.  Reserve books are not affected by this change.  Also changing is the replacement cost and procedures for books that go to lost book status.  For details, see Borrowing / Lost Books and Appeals  at
  • Diversity and Inclusivity in Higher Education Guide
    Diversity and Inclusivity in Higher Education Guide
    In light of recent protests on college campuses and incidents at Tulane, librarians created a guide with resources to support discussions of race and diversity in higher education. The guide includes links to articles, books, and websites that explore issues of diversity and inclusion on campus, including the “Diversity in Academe” series from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • The latest issue of The Jazz Archivist, a newsletter of the Hogan Jazz Archive, is now available online! This issue contains original scholarship from Björn Bärnheim, Jerry Brock, Colin Hancock, Shane Lief, Wayne D. Shirley and Caroline Vézina. To learn more about the Hogan Jazz Archive, and to access back issues of The Jazz Archivist, please visit