The Latin American Library Rare Books School Summer Course
In mid-June, The Latin American Library (LAL) offered a satellite summer course with Rare Book School (RBS), a leading educational institute for topics concerning old and rare books, manuscripts, and special collections, housed at the University of Virginia.
LAL librarians, Drs. Hortensia Calvo, Christine Hernández, and Rachel Stein co-designed and taught the course, titled "Spanish… (read more)
Open House: The Matas Library (Downtown campus)
The Matas Library of the Health Sciences, located Downtown on the 2nd floor of the Hutchinson Building (1430 Tulane Avenue), will hold an open house for faculty, staff, and students on Tuesday, September 6 from 10:00 AM – Noon. This event is a great opportunity to meet our library staff, become familiarized with our suite of information services and resources, and… (read more)
This New Technology Will Locate Your Book on a Map of the Library
Tulane University Libraries has added a new feature to its library catalog where you can locate the item you're looking for using the "Map it" feature, saving you time and effort.
The “Map it” wayfinding feature comes from software developed by a San Francisco-based company called… (read more)
New in 2022: Notable Digital Acquisitions for the Sciences and Engineering
The following new and noteworthy digital collections were acquired during this past year for study and research in the Sciences and Engineering.… (read more)
New in 2022: Notable Digital Acquisitions for the Social Sciences and Humanities
The following new and noteworthy large digital collections were acquired during this past year for study and research in the Social Sciences and Humanities.
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Colloquium Series ft. Tulane Scholars: Relationships Between Latin America and New Orleans
This past Spring, The Latin American Library launched a colloquium series featuring Tulane scholars whose research considers relationships between Latin America and New Orleans.
The inaugural talk, on March 11, was by Marilyn Miller, Professor of Spanish and Sizeler Family Professor in Judaic Studies, who presented new research on a mid-century New… (read more)
Hogan Archive acquires Thomas A. Sancton collection of New Orleans jazz oral histories
The Hogan Archive of New Orleans Music and New Orleans Jazz, a unit of Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC), has recently acquired an archival collection of audio cassette and micro-cassette recordings, and some transcripts, of interviews with traditional New Orleans jazz music artists and participants in 1982, 1990, and 1991. The interviews were conducted in New Orleans for TIME… (read more)
The Hogan Archive acquires a new archival collection documenting New Orleans jazz elders in 1972
The Hogan Archive of New Orleans Music and New Orleans Jazz, a unit of Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC), has recently acquired an archival collection containing materials intended for an unfinished 1972 documentary about New Orleans jazz elders who were still active. The George G. and Jacqueline V. Mallinson collection is one linear foot, and includes reel-to-reel… (read more)
Pizza Night is Back!
Tulane University Libraries and Newcomb-Tulane College's Student Success team offer up cheese pizzas and pepperoni pizzas tonight in the basement of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. 160 of them!
Success Coaches and Peer Success Leaders will be there to tell you about the services that they provide.
Come get a slice or two or three!!!
Anne Rice’s complete archive open for research
The complete archival collection of famed bestselling New Orleans author Anne Rice is now… (read more)