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GLBT book month final_CMYKLooking to do some summer reading? June is GLBT Book Month, and we can help you celebrate. Sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA), this annual initiative recognizes authors and writing that reflect...

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Programs & Events
June 2, 2016
By Liz Rodrigues Over the next few weeks, I am going to be blogging a recap of the textual analysis project I pursued this year. I made an initial foray into describing how I was starting the project last fall, but I quickly became immersed in methodological and technical questions that shifted the tools and […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
June 1, 2016
Cover of How to be LolitaCover of How to be Lolita, by Jo-Jo Sherrow. Philadelphia: Jo-Jo Sherrow, 2010. Beth Heinly Zine Collection, Special Collections Research... Read More
History News
May 27, 2016
Cover of How to be LolitaCover of How to be Lolita, by Jo-Jo Sherrow. Philadelphia: Jo-Jo Sherrow, 2010. Beth Heinly Zine Collection, Special Collections Research... Read More
History News
May 27, 2016

Digitalbook

Are you in the process of writing a book or journal article? Have you been thinking about how you might present some or all of your research digitally? Over the past ten years, university presses, libraries, and others in higher education have started building the infrastructure necessary to support the creation of high-...

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Scholarly Communication @ Temple
May 26, 2016

Digitalbook

Are you in the process of writing a book or journal article? Have you been thinking about how you might present some or all of your research digitally? Over the past ten years, university presses, libraries, and others in higher education have started building the infrastructure necessary to support the creation of high-...

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Scholarly Communication @ Temple
May 26, 2016
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Annie Johnson, photography by Dustin Fenstermacher

By Beckie Dashiell, Editor, Temple University Libraries

 

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Annie Johnson, Temple University Libraries’ first Library Publishing and Scholarly Communications...

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Temple University Library News
May 24, 2016
We’re working on our schedule of regular and one-time workshops for next year. Our goal is to let you know what we will be offering well in advance of the fall semester to facilitate course integration. But there’s definitely still time to have input in what types of workshops and programs you’d like to see us […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
May 19, 2016

The Research Services Forum met last week to discuss the recent Ithaka Faculty Survey.  Ithaka S+R has conducted a survey of faculty every three years since 2000, providing libraries with a “snapshot of practices and perceptions related to scholarly communications and information usage.” This year, the survey population consisted of faculty members from all disciplines in the arts, sciences and most professions at U.S. colleges and universities (offering bachelor...

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Assessment on the Ground
May 17, 2016

The Research Services Forum met last week to discuss the recent Ithaka Faculty Survey.  Ithaka S+R has conducted a survey of faculty every three years since 2000, providing libraries with a “snapshot of practices and perceptions related to scholarly communications and information usage.” This year, the survey population consisted of faculty members from all disciplines in the arts, sciences and most professions at U.S. colleges and universities (offering bachelor...

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Assessment on the Ground
May 17, 2016

One of the most notorious and controversial episodes in Philadelphia’s history occurred on May 13, 1985:  the bombing of the MOVE Organization’s house in the Cobbs Creek neighborhood of West Philadelphia.

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History News
May 13, 2016

One of the most notorious and controversial episodes in Philadelphia’s history occurred on May 13, 1985:  the bombing of the MOVE Organization’s house in the Cobbs Creek neighborhood of West Philadelphia.

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History News
May 13, 2016

In the Broadway musical Hamilton, George Washington tells Alexander Hamilton, “You have no control … who tells your story.” In archives and special collections, stories are preserved and told every day, whether they are the stories of presidents and politicians or those of everyday people. While the Special Collections Research Center is better known for its collections documenting modern day people and events, we do hold some materials related to our founding fathers, including those represented in Hamilton.

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History News
May 5, 2016

I need help finding sources for a paper on Robert Indiana’s Love Statue.

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Library Research Services News
May 3, 2016
By Kaelin Jewell This past weekend, I attended the annual Byzantine Studies Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, D.C. Co-organized by Temple University’s own Dr. Elizabeth S. Bolman, the international line-up of speakers included scholars working on all aspects of what we know as the Byzantine Empire, the eastern successor to the Roman Empire […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
May 3, 2016

Steven Bell and I were privileged to participate this week in the NISO virtual conference on Library Value & Assessment. The conference slides are available at: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2016/virtual_conference/apr20_virtualconf/

Presenting virtually, for me at least, was a bit nervous-making. Although we presented slides with audio, and I didn’t have to worry about my hair, it’s disconcerting to “present” to an invisible audience. Are they sitting with rapt...

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Assessment on the Ground
April 22, 2016

Steven Bell and I were privileged to participate this week in the NISO virtual conference on Library Value & Assessment. The conference slides are available at: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2016/virtual_conference/apr20_virtualconf/

Presenting virtually, for me at least, was a bit nervous-making. Although we presented slides with audio, and I didn’t have to worry about my hair, it’s disconcerting to “present” to an invisible audience. Are they sitting with rapt...

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Assessment on the Ground
April 22, 2016

Hi, I need to find a primary sources about Queen Elizabeth I and what her motivation was for sponsoring the colonization of America, and also for seventeenth century sources.  Can you help?

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Library Research Services News
April 22, 2016

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