Events & Workshops

  • Posted on: Thursday, 8 August 2019 - 4:05pm
    Photo by Shelley Szwast, Princeton University LibraryBibliographies got you down? Join us for a Zotero workshop in Firestone Library!  This one-hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other related software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will...
  • Posted on: Friday, 19 July 2019 - 11:36am
    New Trends in the Study of Medieval Japanese Documents is a one-day conference designed to reveal the research possibilities of medieval Japanese documents, with a focus on Princeton University’s recently discovered collection of Sakuramotobō documents.To learn more about the Sakuramotobō...
  • Posted on: Monday, 13 May 2019 - 3:36pm
    At a March 12 event Remorseless Cannibals and Loving Scribes: Samples and Highlights from Princeton University’s Collections of Ethiopian Manuscripts (1500s-1900s) visiting priests and scholars, and Princeton faculty and students shared knowledge about the collections. Pictured from left: Priests...
  • Posted on: Monday, 22 April 2019 - 5:01pm
    A panel discussion hosted by Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library and the Graduate School highlighted the experiences and challenges of graduate alumnae and students at Princeton University. From left to right: Mudd Library Special Collections Assistant IV April C. Armstrong *14, Dean of the Graduate...
  • Posted on: Friday, 19 April 2019 - 4:08pm
    POSTER TEXT:  TAKE A BREAK! At PUL | Reading Period 2019 Snacks! Drinks! Activities! Throughout this Reading Period, stop by the libraries for a study break. Firestone Library: Tuesday, May 7, 2 to 5 p.m.Engineering Library: Wednesday, May 8, 2 to 5 p.m.Lewis Science Library: Thursday, May 9, 2 to...
  • Posted on: Friday, 19 April 2019 - 2:57pm
    POSTER TEXT:  YOGARestore clarity to your mindRefreshStretchBreathe An all-levels yoga practice led by Princeton University's Yoga Ambassador, Tricia Adelman Thursday, May 91 p.m. to 2 p.m.Firestone Library1st floor Collaborative Space (Area past Information Desk) Campus Recreation will provide...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 11:41am
    On April 13, Lewis Science Library and the Council for Science and Technology partnered to host Citizen Science Day, where students, staff, researchers, and members of the community worked on a project to help advance Alzheimer's disease research. Photo by Meghan Testerman, Princeton University...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 9:50am
    Firestone Library lobby. Photo by Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications  JOIN US FOR A FIRESTONE LIBRARY CELEBRATION AND TOUR!  Dear faculty, students, and colleagues, This semester, we officially completed the renovation of the Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library, ushering in a new era for...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 4:42pm
    Nancy Weiss Malkiel, Princeton University professor emeritus and author of Keep the Damned Women Out: The Struggle for Coeducation, discussed the history of coeducation at Princeton and other institutions at a lunch and conversation in Mudd Library on April 4. Photo by Stephanie Ramírez, Princeton...
  • Posted on: Monday, 8 April 2019 - 4:57pm
    Reference Professional for Special Collections Emma Sarconi walks students through the history of a text. Photo by Meghan Testerman, Princeton University LibraryOver 60 Princeton University students, faculty, and staff visited the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in Firestone...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 8:54am
    Please join us for "Making the Mimeograph Revolution: A Workshop with poet Anne Waldman." Monday, March 25, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (moderated by Joshua Kotin, associate professor of English) Firestone Library, C Floor, Special Collections Kindly RSVP here for the workshop; limited capacity. (Free...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 4:47pm
    POSTER TEXT:  Join us!Citizen Science Day Saturday, April 131 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.228 Lewis Science Library Participate in a fun, online citizen science game and help capture data to advance Alzheimer's research. No experience necessary! Help us break the Guinness Book of World Records for the...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 12:12pm
    From the University Archives, Princeton University Library "'She Came Anyway': Graduate Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton," an Exhibition Panel and Reception Hosted by Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library and the Graduate School April 11, 20194:30-6:00PM, Panel Discussion,Friend Center 0066:...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 9:31am
    Woman walking into Princeton University Admissions Office, 1969. From the University Archives, Princeton University Library "Keep the Damned Women Out: Lunch and Conversation with Nancy Weiss Malkiel" Sponsored by Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library and the Women of Princeton Employee Resource Group...
  • Posted on: Monday, 18 March 2019 - 12:40pm
    The comic opera "Le nozze di Figaro" was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s first collaboration with librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte. It is based on the 1778 scandalous French play "La folle journée, ou Le mariage de Figaro" ("The Mad Day, or The Marriage of Figaro") by Pierre Beaumarchais. Despite its...
  • Posted on: Friday, 15 February 2019 - 11:38am
    From the University Archives, Princeton University Library "Redefining Old Nassau: Women and the Shaping of Modern Princeton"Exhibition Panel DiscussionSeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton UniversityMarch 6, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the Harlan Room at Mudd Library The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 6 February 2019 - 12:57pm
    All classes will be held in the Lewis Science Library Electronic Classroom 225 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staffContact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian Introduction to ArcGIS Pro (offered twice a semester)...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 5 February 2019 - 10:38am
    Princeton University Library presents a live performance of music from Mendel Music Library's locked collection. Repertoire includes cantatas by G.B. Bononcini from a 1721 engraving, part of our Music Treasures at Princeton collection; piano and vocal selections from our 19th-Century Sheet Music...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 4:55pm
    Participants in the Center for Digital Humanities' (CDH) hackathon included more than 20 developers from CDH, Princeton University Library, and the Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering/Research Computing. Photo by Gissoo Doroudian, Center for Digital HumanitiesThe Center...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 4:14pm
    Join us for the Spring 2019 Lewis Science Library film series, "The Joy of Mathematics."Date: FridaysTime: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.Location: Lewis Science Library, Room 228 Feb. 1: Joy of Math, Joy of NumbersFeb. 8: Joy of Primes, Joy of CountingFeb. 15: Joy of Fibonacci Numbers, Joy of AlgebraFeb...
  • Posted on: Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 3:04pm
    LIMITED CAPACITY. Please RSVP to Evgeniia Lambrinaki evgeniia@princeton.edu. A reception on the C floor of Firestone Library will follow the lecture. POSTER TEXT: Scribal Cultures of the Middle Ages Lecture SeriesREMORSELESS CANNIBALS AND LOVING SCRIBES:Samples and Highlights from Princeton...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 12:58pm
    ***The Feb. 12 workshop is cancelled due to inclement weather.***     POSTER TEXT: How to conduct a Literature Review    Feb. 5 | 12:30– 1:15 p.m.PNI Study Hall Level A (lunch will be provided)This workshop will focus on conducting an undergraduate level literature review appropriate for a Junior...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 2:34pm
    Please join us for the third Gillett G. Griffin Memorial LectureA Princeton University Library lectureDelivered by author Dr. Nazera Sadiq WrightAssociate Professor of English and African American and Africana Studies, University of Kentucky“Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century”Wednesday, Feb...
  • Posted on: Friday, 14 December 2018 - 11:59am
    Research Data Management WorkshopMonday, January 28, 2019 - Friday, February 1, 2019138 Lewis Science Library Join us for a five-day workshop on research data management for graduate students, organized and sponsored by Princeton University Library, Princeton Institute for Computational Science...
  • Posted on: Monday, 26 November 2018 - 10:51am
    POSTER TEXT: Join us! Free donuts and bagels!Cool giveaways!Princeton University Library's Video Services Wed., Dec. 5, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Frist Campus Center1st Floor, Information Table What does Video Services have for you?Over 11,000 DVS, streaming video services, video reserves, creating...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 3:13pm
    Thomas Conlan, Japanese historian and Princeton University Professor of East Asian Studies and History, and Princeton University Library's Japanese Studies Librarian, Setsuko Noguchi, uncovered rare Japanese medieval documents from Sakuramotobō, a famous temple in Yoshino, Nara prefecture. Pictured...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 11:13am
      How to prepare?  Bring your laptop! Editing Wikidata on a tablet or mobile phone is not very user friendly yet - a laptop is highly recommended. If you don't have a Wikidata account yet (same account as on Wikipedia), please create one before the event. You can do that here.  POSTER TEXT: ...
  • Posted on: Monday, 15 October 2018 - 4:28pm
    Tara McGowan '90 tells stories of the oral tradition, celebrating women, to her fellow Princeton alumni at Cotsen Children's Library during the 2018 'She Roars' conference. Photo by Stephanie Ramírez, Princeton University Library  Princeton University alumni were recently invited to Firestone...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - 4:01pm
    Learn more (libguides.princeton.edu/OAweek2018/) POSTER TEXT:  OPEN ACCESS WEEKOctober 22-26, 2018 OPEN ACCESS INFORMATION BOOTHSWhen: Monday, Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Where: Firestone Library, Stokes Library, Lewis Science Library, and Engineering Library Please...
  • Posted on: Monday, 8 October 2018 - 10:17am
    POSTER TEXT: LIBRARY OPEN HOUSEWelcome Class of 2022 and Families! GO on a tourEXPLORE the Library's world-renowned collections, resources, and servicesFIND your personal librarianENJOY candyRECEIVE a free gift (while supply lasts!) Firestone LibraryFriday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Last...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 4 October 2018 - 11:43am
    POSTER TEXT: Senior Thesis Workshop for WWS Students FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stokes Library, Wallace Hall Prepare for a successful senior thesis process! Join Seth Porter, head librarian of Stokes Library for Public and International Affairs & the Ansley J. Coale Population...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 12:44pm
    POSTER TEXT: Celebrating Science at Princeton: a stellar past & a brilliant future!LEWIS SCIENCE LIBRARY'S 10th Anniversary CelebrationNovember 8, 2018 9 a.m. - Nature Walk with Professor Henry Horn 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Tours of Lewis Science Library 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Science board games! 4...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 10:15am
      It’s the “Year of Data.” This fall, the Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) will kick off a campus-wide initiative featuring over 20 events, including talks, workshops, and discussions to encourage critical thinking about how data shapes our research, teaching, and daily lives. YoDA for short, “...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 4:31pm
      The Material Samples Collection is the result of a collaborative effort between Gabriella Karl-Johnson, Architecture Librarian, and Willow Dressel, Engineering Librarian, who investigated options and content, creating a collection that is specific to the needs of University faculty, students,...
  • Posted on: Monday, 17 September 2018 - 11:08am
    Click here to RSVP: bit.ly/2PRaAb2  PLEASE RSVP BY OCTOBER 15. Click here for workshop agenda and speaker information. POSTER TEXT:ACRL Research Data Management One-day Workshop"Building Your RDM Toolkit: Integrating RDM into Your Liaison Work"October 23, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Frist Multi-...
  • Posted on: Monday, 17 September 2018 - 10:47am
      Join us for a night of gripping drama, deceit, passion, and incredible operatic singing set in the early 19th-century Rome!   The Mendel Music Library will be streaming the recent 2018 Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini's "Tosca" on Tuesday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the Cone Seminar Room...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 2:05pm
    All classes will be held in the Lewis Science Library Electronic Classroom 225 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staffContact: Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Geographic Information Systems and Map Librarian Introduction to ArcGIS Pro (offered twice a semester)...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 11:51am
      Join us for the Fall 2018 Lewis Science Library film series, "Blue Planet II!"Date: ThursdaysTime: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.Location: Lewis Science Library, Room 225 Sept. 27: One OceanOct. 4: The DeepOct. 11: Coral ReefsOct. 18: Big BlueOct. 25: Green SeasNov. 8: CoastsNov. 15: Our Blue Planet...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 10:05am
    From left to right: Minjie Chen, Martin Heijdra, Cheng Huang, and Haiyan Xu    Written by Martin Heijdra, East Asian Library Director, and Joshua Seufert, Chinese Studies Librarian  The East Asian Library welcomed HUANG Cheng, Deputy Director of Zhejiang University Library in Hangzhou, China and...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 12:06pm
      Join us for the Second International Symposium for Children's Literature and the Fourth U.S.-China Symposium for Children's Literature, "Border Crossing in Children's Literature," in the Maeder Hall Auditorium in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.  The event, open to the public...
  • Posted on: Friday, 4 May 2018 - 12:38pm
      Cotsen Children's Library celebrated the reopening of the public gallery, Bookscape, on Saturday, April 28 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m with arts & crafts activities and giveaways. Over 500 patrons visited the library and were invited to wear costumes, craft their own illuminated three-dimension...
  • Posted on: Friday, 4 May 2018 - 9:54am
      Nearly 200 undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and other nonfaculty researchers will be gathering at the Frist Campus Center on Thursday, May 10, for the third annual Princeton Research Day. At the event, participants will present their research findings through 10-...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 1:32pm
      Canine & Coffee Fix When: Tuesday, May 8, 2018Where: Lewis Science Library, 1st floor Need a study break, Princetonians? Come play with Woody, RG, and other puppies and enjoy a cup of coffee/tea at Lewis Library. The dogs are all service puppies in training.  Please note: This event is open...
  • Posted on: Monday, 16 April 2018 - 9:55am
      The Cotsen Children’s Library will celebrate re-opening its public gallery, Bookscape, on Saturday, April 28th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with arts and crafts activities and literary-themed giveaways for children.  Patrons are invited to visit the gallery on the first floor of Firestone...
  • Posted on: Friday, 23 March 2018 - 1:00pm
    Fintan O'Toole Fintan O’Toole Lecture: "Bernard Shaw and the Uses of Celebrity"May 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.Friend Center (Room 101) Fintan O’Toole—renowned columnist and literary scholar—will present a lecture, sponsored by the Friends of the Princeton University Library, on Tuesday, May 1st at 5 p.m. The...
  • Posted on: Friday, 16 March 2018 - 3:46pm
    Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) has arranged to host two Society of American Archivists (SAA) workshops this spring. SAA supports the needs and interests of archives and archivists across North America.  April 20thRBSC will host the all-day...
  • Posted on: Monday, 12 March 2018 - 3:26pm
    Introduction to ArcGIS (offered twice a semester) February 13 March 5 A Geographic Information System (GIS) combines software and digital geographic data to generate maps, tables and interactive analyses of spatial information. Princeton faculty, students and staff use GIS technology to manage...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 6 March 2018 - 5:09pm
    Please join us for the second Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture: "Under the Skin: Tattoos in Japanese Prints." Delivered by SARAH THOMPSONCurator of Japanese ArtMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston Friday, April 6, 2018, at 2 p.m.East Pyne Hall 010 A reception at the East Asian Library (third floor of...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 1 March 2018 - 11:47am
    Left to right: Sara Logue, Dr. Robert Rivers, Robert Durkee, and Lt. Colonel Kevin McKiernan   “The impact of war on campus has a lot to do with how directly it affects the campus community and how much the campus community either supports or cares about the objectives of the war,” posited...
  • Posted on: Monday, 12 February 2018 - 2:00pm
    DON'T MISS THIS RAUCOUSLY FUNNY PRODUCTION OF MOZART'S MARRIAGE OF FIGARO! Mendel Night at the Opera--a Mendel Music Library streaming event Date: Friday, March 2Time: 7 p.m.Location: Cone Seminar Room, Mendel Music Library, Woolworth Center Bring your own cushion! Movie snacks and drinks are...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 10:37am
    HAPPY 200TH BIRTHDAY, FREDERICK DOUGLASS! Please join us for a 200th birthday party for Frederick Douglass. Campus and local community members are invited to enjoy some birthday cake and help transcribe the records of the Freedmen’s Bureau, a bureau established after the Civil War to help formerly...
  • Posted on: Friday, 2 February 2018 - 10:26am
     Written by Sara Logue, Assistant University Archivist for Public Services “Learning to Fight, Fighting to Learn: Education in Times of War”Exhibition Panel DiscussionSeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton UniversityFebruary 28, 2018 at 1pm in the Harlan Room at Mudd Library Moderated by:...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 10:09am
    At the "Canine & Coffee Fix!" event on Wednesday, January 10, Firestone Library invited Princeton University students, staff, and faculty to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and spend time with dogs. The DeLong Room was packed! In total, the Library hosted seven dogs, six of which are training to...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 9:45am
    This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other similar software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 3 January 2018 - 3:15pm
    Canine and Coffee Fix! Need a study break? Come play with puppies in the DeLong Room at Firestone Library on Wed., Jan. 10, from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 10:29am
    A packed Richardson Auditorium greeted best-selling author John Grisham on Wednesday, October 25, during his visit to the University campus, where he conversed with moderator Maria DiBattista (Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English) about his books and the art of writing. John...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 9 November 2017 - 11:53am
    Join us for Mendel Night at the Opera, featuring the Metropolitan Opera production of Gaetano Donizetti's Roberto Devereux, starring Sondra Radvanovsky as Elizabeth I and Matthew Polenzani as Robert Devereux. November 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Cone Seminar Room, Mendel Music Library, Woolworth Center...
  • Posted on: Monday, 23 October 2017 - 1:27pm
    Introduction to ArcGIS (offered twice a semester) September 25 October 17 A Geographic Information System (GIS) combines software and digital geographic data to generate maps, tables and interactive analyses of spatial information. Princeton faculty, students and staff use GIS technology to manage...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 3:29pm
    Welcome Class of 2021 and Families! Join us for a Library open house at Firestone Library on Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Go on a tour, explore the Library's extraordinary collections, find your personal librarian, enjoy cider and donuts.
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 4:51pm
    On behalf of Morgan & Claypool Publishers, we would like to invite you to please join us for a publishing presentation featuring the IOP Concise Physics e-Book collection. When: Friday, October 13th at 12:15 PM Where: Lewis Library (Room 225) Lunch to Follow Joel Claypool (Vice President &...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 10:23am
    The Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture Series is being established in honor of our former colleague Gillett Good Griffin (1942-2016), who served as graphic arts curator within Rare Books and Special Collections from 1952 to 1966. Although officially the collection’s second curator, he was the...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 10:19am
    This one hour workshop will focus on Zotero, but will also briefly introduce you to other related software such as Mendeley. Approximately half of the session will be devoted to hands-on practice with Zotero: setting up an account, importing citations from library databases and web pages, and...
  • Posted on: Friday, 21 October 2016 - 4:12pm
    Join the Library Scholarly Communications Office in celebrating Open Access Week, October 24th - 28th. Visit with librarians at information tables in Firestone, Frist, and Frick to learn more about open access, and join us for a faculty panel "What Open Access Means to Me" on Thursday, October 27th...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 12:00pm
    All first year students and their families are welcome to join us in Firestone Library, on Friday and Saturday, October 14th and 15th for cider and donuts, tours of the library, and a chance to chat with librarians, staff and current students. The Open House will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on both...
  • Posted on: Monday, 12 September 2016 - 10:28am
    Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide Video series hosted by Professor Scott Huettel, Ph.D. Duke University Fridays, Noon to 1 in Lewis 225 September 16th – What is a Good Decision? / The Rise of Behavioral Economics September 23rd – Reference Dependence: It’s All Relative /...
  • Posted on: Friday, 9 September 2016 - 11:38am
    The library will be celebrating Constitution Day 2016 with a display of documents from the library's collection related to the United States Constitution, its amendments, and its interpretation.  Stop by the Firestone Lobby to view these documents, discuss their significance, and take home a copy...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - 2:24pm
    The early 20th-century German arts periodical Der Sturm is profiled in a recent article featured in the online, New York-based arts and culture site “Hyperallergic.” Marquand’s run of Der Sturm is mentioned (available in Marquand Rare Books AP30 .S768f), as well as the Blue Mountain Project,...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 3 May 2016 - 2:56pm
                  Open Access and ORCID Author Identifiers Speakers: Jane Holmquist and Yuan LiDate: Thursday, May 5, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLocation: Lewis Library 225 No Registration Required. Beverages and cookies will be provided. According to Wikipedia, Open Access “refers to online research outputs...
  • Posted on: Monday, 2 May 2016 - 2:51pm
                   Open Access and ORCID Author Identifiers Speakers: Jane Holmquist and Yuan LiDate: Thursday, May 5, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLocation: Lewis Library 225 No Registration Required. Beverages and cookies will be provided. According to Wikipedia, Open Access “refers to online research outputs...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 4:12pm
      Event date:  April 29, 2016 (All day) to May 1, 2016 (All day)   Location:  Friday and Saturday in East Pyne 010 Sunday in Dickinson 211     This project will investigate the transition from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages, covering Western Eurasia and North Africa over four...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 2:57pm
    Sylvan Barnet died this past January at age 89. I was familiar with this name as the author of the research and writing guide for students of art history that I had used as an undergraduate in art history. Some 35 years after the 1st edition was published, it is still being used by students...
  • Posted on: Monday, 11 April 2016 - 4:39pm
    On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 3:00 pm in 10 McCosh Hall, Princeton University, the Princeton University Library will host a screening of the film Carvalho’s Journey:  A New Documentary by Steve Rivo in connection with the exhibition By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture...
  • Posted on: Monday, 21 March 2016 - 1:22pm
    Continuing the McGraw Center’s very successful Productive Scholar Series, this new “Library Edition” will focus on research related technologies but also include other computing topics of interest to Princeton students, faculty and staff. Second in our spring series is "Effective Note Taking: Tech...
  • Posted on: Monday, 14 March 2016 - 12:00pm
    A DAY IN DIGITOPOLIS Sponsored by the Cotsen Children’s Library, in collaboration with Bedtime Math Visit beautiful Digitopolis, the mathematical kingdom from The Phantom Tollbooth! Meet the good citizens of Digitopolis, including Laura Overdeck of Bedtime Math! Tap into the work of Professor Dan...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 25 February 2016 - 12:19pm
    What: ORCiDⓇ Information and Sign-up Session – A brief overview of the Open Researcher and Contributer ID (ORCiD) will provided, then librarians will be around to answer questions and help you get your own unique ORCiD. Four laptops will be available or bring your own. Where: Room 105, Engineering...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 11:54am
    We are pleased to announce the third in a series of Kuzushiji Workshops with Professor Yuichiro Imanishi, Director-General of the National Institute of Japanese Literature (NIJL) will be held at Princeton University from May 5 to 7, 2016.This three-year workshop series is organized in coordination...
  • Posted on: Monday, 8 February 2016 - 9:38am
     Dar­win Scott will devote a full ses­sion to the ins and outs of key pro­pri­etary stream­ing audio and visual elec­tronic resources in the performing arts and humanities pro­vided to the Prince­ton com­mu­nity by the Uni­ver­sity Library. Learn about some of the new, recently acquired resources...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 - 4:28pm
    Interested in learning GIS? The Maps and Geospatial Information Center in Lewis Library is holding several GIS related workshops this Spring including Introduction to GIS How to create and collect geographic data How to select and analyze geographic features and data Finding the best location using...
  • Posted on: Monday, 28 September 2015 - 10:43am
    Welcome back students, faculty, staff and visitors to academic year 2015-16! Marquand's ten staff members are happy to see you all again and look forward to serving your needs this year. There are ten new student assistants working at our front desks this semester, as well as three students...
  • Posted on: Monday, 14 September 2015 - 9:20am
    University Library Open House Explore, discover and begin to imagine the research possibilities that await you. The Princeton University Library invites the Class of ’19 to informal open houses at both Firestone Library and Lewis Library. Have a snack, get a memento, take a brief tour, meet the...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 12:13pm
    Special sneak preview screening of the film A Little Chaos on Wednesday, June 17th at 7pm at the Princeton Garden Theatre. Free admission. Reservations required. Join us for a special sneak preview presented in conjunction with the Friends of Princeton University Library and the Library's Gardens...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 9:07am
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 3:10pm
    Please join us for cake and coffee, and a brief keynote given by Prof. Stanley Katz in celebration of Princeton University Library’s 130th anniversary as a U.S. Government Depository Library.  The reception will be held in the Firestone Staff Lounge, Tuesday November 18 from 10:30 to 11:30 am. ...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 30 October 2013 - 3:14pm
    Should researchers share their data?  If so, when, in what form, with whom, and at what cost are among the issues researchers, their funders and their employing institutions wrestle with on a daily basis. Please join us on November 14th, at 4:30 in McDonnell Hall A02 as we explore these questions...
  • Posted on: Monday, 21 October 2013 - 6:45pm
    Firestone Library is pleased to be exhibiting a selection of Woody Allen’s film scripts in conjunction with the question-and-answer session with the celebrated American movie director, screenwriter, and author in Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium on Sunday, October 27. On display in the...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 15 October 2013 - 3:57pm
    Sharing Research Data: When, in What Form, with Whom, and at What Cost? Thursday, November 14, 2013, 4:30 p.m., McDonnell Hall Auditorium, room A02 Free and Open to the Public Michael Carroll, Professor of Law and Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American...
  • Posted on: Monday, 7 October 2013 - 4:39pm
    The Blue Mountain Project at the Princeton University Library will host an interdisciplinary conference,  "Remediating the Avant-Garde: Magazines and Digital Archives," October 25-26, 2013 on the Princeton University Campus. The conference will explore the conceptual and practical ground where...
  • Posted on: Monday, 7 October 2013 - 12:39pm
    Original Firestone Lobby, 1949 Princeton University Library will host an open house during Freshman Family Weekend, October 11th and 12th. We invite members of the Class of 2017 and their families to drop by the Firestone Library at their convenience between 2:00 and 4:00 either day. Librarians...
  • Posted on: Friday, 27 September 2013 - 12:48pm
    This semester's Lewis Films Series showcases the work and lectures of MIT's Professor Jeffery Grossman. All films will be screened in Lewis LIbrary, Room 225. All are welcome. Lecture Titles: Magnetism: the science of attractionsTransportation: the science of how we move Computers: trillions of...
  • Posted on: Friday, 13 September 2013 - 6:23pm
    Once the rush of the beginning of the academic year is over you may want to consider attending this FREE full-day event that will showcase how you can save time and get to the critical engineering answers you need faster. Featured keynotes include: “Success Strategies for Introverted Leaders”...
  • Posted on: Monday, 9 September 2013 - 11:04am
    Welcome to all new incoming graduate students! The Library will participate in the Graduate Student Information Fair which will be held on Monday, September 9 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm under the tent on Alexander Beach, in front of Richardson Auditorium.  Librarians will greet new grad students and...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 27 August 2013 - 8:50am
    “Putting the Figure on the Map Imagining: Sameness and Difference for Children"  - September 11, 2013 - September 13, 2013 Co-organized by Andrea Immel and Emer O’Sullivan The world seemed to shrink during the nineteenth century, thanks to improved communications and transportation that...
  • Posted on: Monday, 25 March 2013 - 2:14pm
    Are you ready to ROCK? Gear up for Princyclopedia, the Cotsen Children’s Library’s huge, annual event where we bring a book to life through tons of activities, live shows, and demonstrations. This year we're digging deep with Journey to the Centre of the Earth! Explore the world beneath your feet,...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 1:20pm
    One of the finest manuscripts in the East Asian Library’s Rare Book Collection is a 30-volume edition of the Japanese classic, the Heike monogatari. Bound in green and gold-figured silk brocade flecked with gold foil, the large, traditionally bound volumes of colored Japanese paper with worked-in...