Library News

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    Mendel Music Library Spruces Up

    The Mendel Music Library unveils its new circulation desk!

    Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in Announcements
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    CHAT LIVE with a Librarian TODAY

    CHAT LIVE with a librarian TODAY, Jan. 3rd, 2014

    Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 in Announcements
  • PUL Welcomes Incoming Grads

    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. 

    Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 in Events & Workshops
  • Cotsen Children's Library Hosts Conference

    Cotsen Children's Library hosts “Putting the Figure on the Map: Imagining Sameness and Difference for Children" September 11, 2013 through September 13, 2013.   

    Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in Events & Workshops
  • Engineering Library hosts class exhibition on German Thin Shells

    "Evolution of German Shells: Efficiency in Form" explores German thin-shell structural design and is now open in the Friend Center Engineering Library.

    Posted on Monday, June 3, 2013 in Exhibitions
  • Alumnus Henry Wendt and wife Holly donate historic world map collection

    An extraordinary collection of world maps, dating from 1472 to 1700, has found a permanent home in the Historic Maps Collection of the Princeton University Library.

    Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Recent Acquisitions
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    PUL Archive Team Wins Finding Aid Award

    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 Monday, May 6, 2013 in General news
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    Annotated Books Digitized

    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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in Collections
  • Event Dates:
    Saturday, 6 April 2013 - 10:00am to Sunday, 7 April 2013 - 2:45pm

    Princyclopedia 2013: Journey to the Centre of the Earth

    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).

    Posted on Monday, March 25, 2013 in Events & Workshops
  • The First Decade Conteyning the Historie of Travell into Virginia Britania

    Treasures of American History Exhibition

    "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 Special Collections (RBSC) and Scheide Library.

    Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in Exhibitions