Library News and Events

  • Posted on Monday, 6 May 2013 - 11:40pm
    Mudd Library's Archival Description Working Group was recently awarded the Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Con­fer­ence's Frederic Miller Finding Aid Award at the MARAC spring meeting. 
  • Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2013 - 5:08pm
    The Library's annotated books today provide evidence not only for historians of reading but also for anyone interested in how and why the mentalité of an era was formed. See what has been digitized!
  • Posted on Monday, 25 March 2013 - 2:14pm
    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! Bats! Dirt! Rocks! Crystals! Volcanoes! And of course, dinosaurs! Meet a “live” life-size baby Tyrannosaurus Rex (and a smaller, gentler baby Hadrosaur for younger dinosaur enthusiasts). Event Dates:
    Saturday, 6 April 2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Posted on Thursday, 28 February 2013 - 12:57pm
    Get Library books on your Kindle, iPad, and other electronic reading devices. The Dixon eBooks Collection has hundreds of titles available for downloading or streaming on your own device or reading online.      
  • 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.

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