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Slaughter family papers help complete the story of a life in politics

Slaughter family papers help complete the story of a life in politics

July 5, 2022

The University libraries received the Robert and Louise Slaughter Family Papers, adding to the previously acquired Slaughter congressional collection.

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Ukraine’s ally in Rochester’s libraries

Ukraine’s ally in Rochester’s libraries

June 29, 2022

A war that has targeted Ukrainian heritage has made the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation a cultural refuge.

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Digital justice through data dictionaries

Digital justice through data dictionaries

June 8, 2022

A seed grant from the American Council of Learned Societies launches a project that has the River Campus Libraries helping to diversify the digital domain.

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Check out these immersive tech gadgets at Rochester’s extended reality hub

Check out these immersive tech gadgets at Rochester’s extended reality hub

April 27, 2022

Studio X’s existing technology library was built to grow as the University community’s needs and the extended reality (XR) market evolve.

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Local publisher’s papers to live at Rochester

Local publisher’s papers to live at Rochester

April 12, 2022

The Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation has acquired a 30-year writing and editing archive from author, poet, and BOA Edition, Ltd. publisher Peter Conners.

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New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

March 14, 2022

On display at the Memorial Art Gallery through June 19, the first major exhibition of the University’s AIDS Education Posters highlights the role of poster art during the global epidemic.

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Libraries encourage—and help fund—array of early-stage student research projects

Libraries encourage—and help fund—array of early-stage student research projects

February 21, 2022

Nanoparticles. Black romance novels. Crime and education. Amid a record number of applications for the Research Initiative Awards, five undergraduate student research projects stood out.

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University libraries acquire Confederate spy’s letter to William Henry Seward

University libraries acquire Confederate spy’s letter to William Henry Seward

November 23, 2021

A manuscript letter from Rose O’Neal Greenhow is the latest addition to the William Henry Seward Papers, the University’s largest and most cited archival collection.

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New imaging system captures text from barely open books

New imaging system captures text from barely open books

October 21, 2021

Rochester textual scientist Gregory Heyworth led the development of a digitization method for books with fragile binding.

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Rochester students devise innovative solutions to partner organizations’ challenges

Rochester students devise innovative solutions to partner organizations’ challenges

October 1, 2021

The third Innovation Challenge featured 20 student teams and six community organizations, including Foodlink, City Roots Community Land Trust, and the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

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