Wiley Open Access

Tulane Author Fees to be Waived for Open Access Articles in Wiley Journals

Tulane University Libraries has reached an open access transformational agreement with Wiley, a global leader in publishing, research and education. This agreement will provide Tulane University Libraries affiliates with free access to Wiley’s complete journal portfolio and enable participating researchers to publish accepted articles open access… (read more)


Andy Corrigan Appointed Interim Dean of Tulane University Libraries

A Tulanian since 1994, Corrigan has served as associate dean of libraries since 2005 and is also the library’s chief collections officer, directing its collections planning and expenditures. Corrigan has often assisted the university on committees central to institutional accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) as well as with… (read more)


Chamorro Barrios Family Papers Exhibit Opening & Reception

Please join us for a special event to mark the opening of the

Chamorro Barrios Family Papers (1767-1997)

Inaugural remarks by

Carlos Fernando Chamorro Barrios


Tuesday, November 8 | 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 


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Ann Case, university archivist, speaks with students in the TUSC Reading Room

TUSC Hosts Archives Social Hour during October, American Archives Month

TUSC Hosts Archives Social Hour during October, American Archives Month

Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) invites the Tulane University community to its first Archives Social Hour. It takes place Wednesday, October 26, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in the TUSC Reading Room in Jones Hall (6801 Freret St., room 202).

At this… (read more)


Celebrating People - Tulane University Special Collections

Jillian Cuellar, Director, Tulane University Special Collections, participated in the panel “Forgiving (Y)our Archival Debt” August 26 at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists in Boston. The panel examined methods for transcending the profession’s unresolved legacies of harm and proposed forgiving our 'archival debt' so that archivist’s may actively choose… (read more)

Detail of a Wild Magnolias album promotional photo, 1974. Allison Miner Collection, Tulane University Special Collections

Hogan Archive Renamed to Reflect Expanded Collecting Scope

Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) recently announced an expanded collection development strategy and renaming of the Hogan Archive of New Orleans Music and New Orleans Jazz.  

Previously known as the Hogan Jazz Archive, the… (read more)

journalist Bill Monroe

Special Collections acquires papers of journalist Bill Monroe

Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) has acquired the correspondence, speeches, writings, photographs, and other personal and professional papers of William Blanc (Bill) Monroe Jr. (July 17, 1920 - February 17, 2011). 
Born in New Orleans, Monroe graduated from Tulane University in 1942, served in… (read more)


TUSC Director Named ARL Leadership Fellow

Jillian Cuellar, Director of Tulane University Special Collections, has been selected as a 2021-22 Leadership Fellow for the Association of Research Libraries. This is the first time Tulane… (read more)

Matthew Folse conducting a collection survey in the TUSC stacks.

TUSC Inaugurates New Graduate Archival Internship Program

This summer TUSC welcomed three interns to inaugurate our graduate archival internship program. The program continues into the fall with two more interns. While hailing from graduate programs in different parts of the country, they shared a love of archives and a curiosity about how we preserve and provide access to… (read more)


View Audubon’s Birds of America

Sotheby’s has called John James Audubon’s Birds of America “incomparably the most important and most beautiful color-plate book ever published.” Tulane University is fortunate to preserve three of the original five volumes and after a two-year Covid hiatus, TUSC has resumed “Flipping the Bird” — weekly turning a… (read more)