Baylor University Libraries have become charter members in Knowledge Unlatched, an initiative designed to demonstrate the viability of open access models to academic publishing in the humanities and social sciences.
The Baylor Libraries presented awards for outstanding presentation of research during this year's Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) Week at Baylor University at a ceremony on April 24, 2014.
Ella Wall Prichard, a 1963 Baylor graduate and former member of the Baylor Board of Regents, has been awarded the Texas Library Association (TLA) Benefactor Award. The award will be presented to Prichard Wednesday, April 9, at the Opening Author Session of the TLA Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Jack English Hightower, BA '49, LLB '51, has been selected posthumously for the Texas Library Association (TLA) Outstanding Services to Libraries Award. He will be recognized Wednesday, April 9, in San Antonio at the TLA Annual Conference. Judge Hightower died in Austin, Texas on Aug. 3, 2013, at age 86.
One of Baylor's archivists, Debbie Davidonis-Todd, has worked with a task force of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress to create a poster, a website and a social media campaign to commemorate the 225th birthday of the United States Congress.
The W. R. Poage Legislative Library at Baylor University commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement with an exhibit featuring photographs, interactive video and other artifacts on display from February through June 2014. The exhibit is free and open to the public.