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Wesleyan Student Group Collecting Books for Local Children

Wesleyan Book Buds received a Wesleyan Student Innovation Grant to collect and re-distribute books to low-income children at local elementary schools, child centers, religious centers, and other educational organizations.  They hope to help bridge the book accessibility and achievement gap in the area.  The book drive runs March 26th through April 6th, 2019, and one of the ... Read moreWesleyan Student Group Collecting Books for Local Children

Check out the Winter 2019 library newsletter!

This issue’s stories include: — New Digital Scholarship Fellows program — Research into the 1481 edition of Dante’s Commedia — William Bender, Jr. — Cowboy Songbooks and Sheet Music — New University Archivist – Amanda Nelson — and more….. Click below to view the latest issue of Check it Out!  
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William Bender Jr. — Cowboy songbooks and sheet music

By Maggie M. Long The Coen brothers pay homage to old Westerns in their most recent film “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”, an anthology of six short stories of the Old West, with the first featured story about an affable singing cowboy so familiar in many Westerns of years ago. We too have in Special […]

Welcome to Wesleyan’s new University Archivist, Amanda Nelson!

On January 16, 2019, Amanda Nelson joins the library staff as University Archivist.  Amanda comes to Wesleyan from the American Institute of Physics in College Park, Maryland.  At AIP, she had a wide range of archival duties, including both behind-the-scenes collection and technical management and outreach and public services.  Amanda worked extensively on AIP’s oral […]
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