News of Interest:
- UI earns No. 1 ranking in university website accessibility: https://now.uiowa.edu/2016/11/ui-tops-in-university-website-accessibility
- A Snapshot of Cook’s Point (with a shout out to Migration is Beautiful): http://blogs.davenportlibrary.com/sc/2016/10/13/a-snapshot-of-cooks-point/
Instruction Librarian Amy Chen has a new publication.
“Possessing an Inner History: Curators, Donors, and Affective Stewardship,” Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, 12.3 (October 2016), 243-268. https://goo.gl/QwpXSZ
Join us in congratulating Amy!
Cultural and Textual Exchanges: The Manuscript Across Premodern Eurasia
This Mellon Sawyer seminar is an interdisciplinary collaboration dedicated to mapping cultural exchanges across Eurasia from roughly 400-1450 CE, by focusing on the development, distribution and sharing of manuscript technologies. http://eurasianmss.lib.uiowa.edu/
“Beyond Scrolls and Codices: Manuscript Formats on the Eastern Silk Road”
Director, International Dunhuang Project, British Library
“Fatimid State Documents, Serial Recyclers and the Cairo Geniza”
Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, Princeton University
“Papyrus as an Ancient Writing Material: Its Structure, Production and Classification”
Aegyptisches Museum, Berlin
“The Dunhuang Diamond Sutra of AD 868: A Conservation Approach That Goes Back to the Original”
Senior Conservator Emeritus, British Library
Arthur Bonfield, “The Why, How, What, and Result of 60 Years of Rare Book Collecting”
In December the Iowa Bibliophiles’ guest speaker will be Arthur Bonfield who will speak about his 60 years of rare book collecting.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7PM in the Special Collections Reading Room, 3rd Floor Main Library
Details on the UI Events Calendar: https://goo.gl/XJpGWK
So you want to visualize your data?
12:15pm on Tuesday, December 6th
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