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Archive for December, 2011

Today in Grove Press History

Monday, December 19th, 2011

by Susan Kline, Grove Project Archivist Researchers interested in Grove Press can expect to find a wealth of correspondence with authors, galley proofs and other materials related to specific books. However, a particularly unique and interesting set of resources in the collection are phone logs and calendars. The phone logs are located in spiral bound […]

How Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Made Me Want to be an Art Librarian

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

By Tessa Brawley, Reference Assistant Like Ben, when I started my graduate program in library science I wasn’t sure which direction I was headed in. This direction finally became clear the summer after my first year of grad school when I began working as a Reference and Public Services Assistant at SCRC while simultaneously interning […]

A Case for Library Science

Friday, December 9th, 2011

By Ben Chartoff, William Safire Graduate Student Assistant I have always loved libraries. When I was growing up, I spent hours sitting on the carpet or curled up in an armchair with a chest-high pile of books. As I got older, I grew more familiar and comfortable in every corner of my library – digging […]

The Secret Lives of Carts

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Let’s be honest: “Book carts” is not the most exciting term in the world. It certainly doesn’t bring to mind the thrill of discovery associated with the items discussed elsewhere on this blog. But “book carts” is a misnomer here at SCRC. Our carts carry manuscripts, tubes of drawings, Academy Awards, and, well, yes, books. Don’t […]