Our newest streaming film database: Academic Video Online

Six years ago, Tulane Libraries introduced its first interdisciplinary streaming film licensing resource with Kanopy. Since then, our collection of streaming film content has grown exponentially, with titles individually licensed not only from Kanopy, but also from Alexander Street Press, Criterion on Demand, Digital Theater+, Digitalia Film Library, Docuseek2, Films On Demand, and Swank… (read more)

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New issues of Women Leading Change now published

Two new issues (Vol. 6 no. 1 and 2) of Women Leading Change: Case Studies in Women, Gender, and Feminism, an online undergraduate journal have just been published. Featuring case studies authored by the Newcomb Scholars, an elite cohort of undergraduate students at Tulane University, the journal is published periodically and reflects… (read more)

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Children of the Streets: Reminiscences of Jan Yoors - An exhibit opening

Please join us for a virtual viewing, Q&A, and discussion of Children of the Streets: Reminiscences of Jan Yoors with curators Dara Bram & Catherine Ryan, Yoors Family Partnership director Kore Yoors, and artist Jason Francisco on Friday, December 17… (read more)

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Two Professors Featured in Testimonios

The Mathematics Department is proud to announce that Dr. Ricardo Cortez and Dr. Victor Moll are highlighted in Testimonios: Stories of Latinx and Hispanic Mathematicians. Their stories are inspirational and thought provoking.

Testimonios: Stories of Latinx… (read more)

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Anne Rice Collection: Conservation Update

This semester, the Tulane University Libraries (TUL) Conservation Team has collaborated extensively with Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) to preserve items from the Anne Rice Collection.

For the Bible Rice used in her research for her Christ the Lord novels, Conservation Librarian Sabrena Johnson designed a custom clamshell box with red and purple book cloth and… (read more)

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Eric Wedig, Coordinator for Scholarly Resources in Social Sciences, is retiring

After 33 years of service, Eric Wedig, Coordinator for Scholarly Resources in Social Sciences, will be retiring from Tulane University Libraries (TUL) at the end of the Fall 2021 semester. Since his hire in February 1988 as the head of Government Documents and Microforms/Newspapers, Eric has held many roles, including Chief Bibliographer and a brief stint as the Acting Assistant Dean of Public… (read more)

Lindsey Harris, PhD candidate in the History Department at Tulane University, using materials in the Jones Hall 2nd Floor Reading Room

Tulane University Special Collections Researcher Spotlight

Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) holds primary sources that are invaluable for researchers like Lindsey Harris, PhD candidate in the History Department at Tulane University. In researching her dissertation on transnational nursing networks in the interwar period, Lindsey came across the Amelia Greenwald papers,… (read more)

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Tulane University Special Collections acquires Offbeat Inc. Materials

Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business papers and correspondence of OffBeat magazine, OffBeat publications, OffBeat-sponsored events, and publisher Jan Ramsey. A monthly magazine that features news, reviews, interviews, and profiles about New Orleans and Louisiana music, musicians, culture, business, and events, Offbeat, Inc. was… (read more)

The Latin American Library's 2021 Day of the Dead altar and exhibit

The Latin American Library celebrates the Day of the Dead

To commemorate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead, November 1-2) each year, The Latin American Library (LAL) creates an Altar of the Dead to honor deceased friends and family members and celebrate their lives and legacies. The altar is dedicated to La Catrina (The Catrina), a character who has become the most popular representation of death in the collective imagination of Mexico. LAL… (read more)

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Staff Spotlight: Kate Montgomery and Amy Olivares

Behind the scenes, Kate Montgomery, Amy Olivares, and the rest of the acquisitions and electronic resources team in Tulane University Libraries’ Technical Services Division play a fundamental role in the library’s day-to-day success without much fanfare. This group is responsible for ordering all materials that come into the library, both print and electronic.

“It is incredibly… (read more)