Library News and Events

  • Posted on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 - 11:18am
    "A Republic in the Wilderness: Treasures of American History From Jamestown to Appomattox" will feature nearly 100 of our finest holdings of American historical manuscripts, autograph letters, rare books, maps, photographs and other materials from the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) and Scheide Library.
  • Posted on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 1:10pm
    Discover world music through Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries.
  • Posted on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 10:49am
    Whether it is off to Washington, DC or to Kandy, Sri Lanka, Library patrons can plan their trips with Firestone's Travel Guides collection.
  • Posted on Wednesday, 2 January 2013 - 10:34am
    The Princeton University Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of an eighteenth-century scribal score (297 pages) of George Frideric Handel’s three-act opera Berenice, copied by a contemporary Handel copyist (“S2”) from the composer’s autograph manuscript. The scribal score is complete but for Berenice’s aria “Avvertite mie pupille” and opens with the title page reading, “Berenice Opera Composta per il Sgr G:F: Handel / Comminciato December: 15 1736.” Handel’s opera seria concerning the life and loves of Queen Cleopatra Berenice of Egypt around 80 B.C.E. was based on an Italian libretto by the Florentine poet Antonio Salvi, who entitled it Berenice, regina d'Egitto.
  • Posted on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 - 3:38pm
    Over 400,000 pages of records from six of Mudd's most-used col­lec­tions will be dig­i­tized and posted online.
  • Posted on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 - 3:22pm
    Come visit the Princeton University Library's new Map and Geospatial Information Center in Fine Hall.
  • Posted on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 4:16pm
    This exhibition is currently on display on the first floor of the Engineering Library in Friend Center.
  • Posted on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 3:10pm
    The exhibition is scheduled for August 24, 2012 through February 10, 2013 in the Main Exhibition Gallery, Firestone Library.
  • Posted on Friday, 27 July 2012 - 3:58pm
    iPads are now available to lend to Princeton University students, faculty and staff. The tablets are available in the Engineering, Firestone, and Lewis libraries.

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