Outreach

Scholars’ visit

Since we spend so much of our time working behind the scenes on projects benefiting researchers and academics whom we rarely get to meet, it is always a pleasure to discuss the collections and our cataloging work at the Newberry…

Newberry Minute

Chicago Museum Agora, A Blog to share Chicago museum news and information has noticed our Newberry Minute — we’re always glad when people are interested in our work!

CLIR Scholarly Engagement Study

Yesterday we had a great visit with CLIR Scholarly Engagement Study Team members Gabrielle Dean and Tim Stinson and CLIR Program Officer Christa Williford. Gabrielle and Tim gave a presentation about the CLIR-funded study aimed at tracking successful aspects of…

Paleography Institute Brown Bag Lunch

Last week, the CLIR project staff met with students visiting the Newberry for  the Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography.   The French Paleography course, directed this year by Marc Smith (École nationale des chartes, Paris)  is one of several Institutes…

IRLA show and tell

The Independent Research Libraries Association (IRLA) held a meeting for representatives from their member institutions at the Newberry today.  The final portion of their visit included a sort of show and tell with examples of recent acquisitions and projects from…

Symposium, part II

The CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium was a successful experience — in terms of our presentation of the French pamphlet project, as well as what we were able to learn from the other participants and speakers.  It was gratifying to…

CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium

Jennifer and I will attend the CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium in Washington, D.C., March 29-30.  The program looks good, promising to provide speakers, and break-out sessions in which we’ll get to hear how others have or will be managing…

Newberry Newsletter

The Newberry Newlsetter (#83, Spring-Summer 2010) has a nice article about the French pamphlet collections and project on page 3.

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