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One-of-a-kind notebook off to Australian exhibit

One-of-a-kind notebook off to Australian exhibit

After calling Western home for almost a century, a one-of-a-kind notebook that includes the earliest known records of endangered Australian Aboriginal languages has journeyed half a world away to join in a revival of that country’s Aboriginal identity.

Famed French author finds new life online

Famed French author finds new life online

Geneviève de Viveiros never expected 21st-Century tools to lend such important insights into a 19th-Century mind. Then again, who knew a popular video website that gave the world Justin Bieber, Gangnam Style and Grumpy Cat could also augment our understanding into French novelist Émile Zola?

Selections that swing for the fences

Selections that swing for the fences

It’s root, root for the home team, if they don’t win it’s a shame when Collections and Content Strategies librarian Elizabeth Mantz takes her turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Opening your eyes, ears to possibilities

Opening your eyes, ears to possibilities

Of course you are going to be wowed by the amazing sights and sounds at your fingertips that you never knew existed when Joanne Paterson, Head, Research & Scholarly Communication, Western Libraries, takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Taking you to Hellboy and back

Taking you to Hellboy and back

Buy your ticket and come ride an amazing, thunderstruck rockabilly rocketship to Hellboy and back when Dan Sich, Teaching and Learning Librarian, E-Learning, at Western Libraries takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Gifts, project open door wider to city history

Gifts, project open door wider to city history

A few taps on any smartphone can tell you that Eldon House, London’s oldest residence, was once home of the Harris Family, but it takes a collection like the Harris Family Fonds to gain a deeper understand of what that legacy means.

Wiki project adds Western knowledge to mix

Wiki project adds Western knowledge to mix

From the prosaic to the arcane, Wikipedia offers a world of factual tidbits, images and data about millions of people, places and things. Now a group of volunteers is looking to add Western-rich content to a number of entries in the crowd-sourced public database.

Publisher, university clash stokes debate

Publisher, university clash stokes debate

The decision by one of the world’s largest university systems to end its relationship with the world’s largest scholarly publisher is just as much a clash over universal open access as it is about unsustainable costs, according to postsecondary libraries officials.

One-of-a-kind notebook off to Australian exhibit

One-of-a-kind notebook off to Australian exhibit

After calling Western home for almost a century, a one-of-a-kind notebook that includes the earliest known records of endangered Australian Aboriginal languages has journeyed half a world away to join in a revival of that country’s Aboriginal identity.

Famed French author finds new life online

Famed French author finds new life online

Geneviève de Viveiros never expected 21st-Century tools to lend such important insights into a 19th-Century mind. Then again, who knew a popular video website that gave the world Justin Bieber, Gangnam Style and Grumpy Cat could also augment our understanding into French novelist Émile Zola?

Selections that swing for the fences

Selections that swing for the fences

It’s root, root for the home team, if they don’t win it’s a shame when Collections and Content Strategies librarian Elizabeth Mantz takes her turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Opening your eyes, ears to possibilities

Opening your eyes, ears to possibilities

Of course you are going to be wowed by the amazing sights and sounds at your fingertips that you never knew existed when Joanne Paterson, Head, Research & Scholarly Communication, Western Libraries, takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Taking you to Hellboy and back

Taking you to Hellboy and back

Buy your ticket and come ride an amazing, thunderstruck rockabilly rocketship to Hellboy and back when Dan Sich, Teaching and Learning Librarian, E-Learning, at Western Libraries takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Gifts, project open door wider to city history

Gifts, project open door wider to city history

A few taps on any smartphone can tell you that Eldon House, London’s oldest residence, was once home of the Harris Family, but it takes a collection like the Harris Family Fonds to gain a deeper understand of what that legacy means.

Wiki project adds Western knowledge to mix

Wiki project adds Western knowledge to mix

From the prosaic to the arcane, Wikipedia offers a world of factual tidbits, images and data about millions of people, places and things. Now a group of volunteers is looking to add Western-rich content to a number of entries in the crowd-sourced public database.

Publisher, university clash stokes debate

Publisher, university clash stokes debate

The decision by one of the world’s largest university systems to end its relationship with the world’s largest scholarly publisher is just as much a clash over universal open access as it is about unsustainable costs, according to postsecondary libraries officials.