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Libraries Announce New Workshop on Test Integrity, Design & Accommodations for Online Learning
[4/3/2020]
New workshop aims to help faculty ensure integrity in evaluations for online classes
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Libraries Digital Collections Unveil New Look, New Platform with Move to Quartex from AMDigital
[4/3/2020]
The Digitization and Digital Preservation (DDP) team of the University Libraries unveiled a revamped and enhanced interface for the Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections this week. The upgrade comes thanks to a switch from the CONTENTdm platform to Quartex from Adam Matthew Digital, and it brings functional as well as aesthetic upgrades to more than 60 digital collections hosted by the University Libraries. The collections are available for research at digitalcollections.baylor.edu.
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UPDATED: Libraries Close to Walk-In Traffic, Continue Support and Services Online in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
[3/23/2020]
UPDATE: The Libraries continue to restrict access to the Central Libraries to Baylor ID Card swipe access and to allow access to its special collection libraries by appointment only. In addition, areas within the Central Libraries are closed to traffic and materials should be returned to external drop boxes.
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Two Baylor Librarians’ Research Published in the Journal of Creative Library Practice
[3/30/2020]
Two Baylor librarians in the research and engagement department had their research published as a co-authored article in the March issue of the Journal of Creative Library Practice.
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Baylor University to Receive Bishop College Historical Archives
[3/13/2020]
Alumni from Bishop College, a historic university established in 1881 in Marshall, Texas, for African American Baptist students, have graciously agreed to donate the college’s archives to Baylor University. These archives will be held in The Texas Collection, adding to its holdings that encompass the rich history of Baptist institutions established in our state as well as African American historical archives.
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Tumbleweed Smith, Creator of “Sounds of Texas,” Signs Agreement to Donate Archives to Oral History Institute
[2/4/2020]
In a move that brings one of the largest privately-owned collections of oral history interviews to Baylor University, the Institute for Oral History has signed an agreement with Tumbleweed Smith, founder and host of “Sounds of Texas,” to bring his recordings to the Baylor Libraries.
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Research Spotlight: Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition Creators Highlight Baylor Libraries
[1/28/2020]
A blog post from the Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition team highlights the Baylor Libraries' use of the Saint John's Bible in research and outreach
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New Dedicated Search Feature Allows for Enhanced Use of Newspaper Collections
[1/27/2020]
The Baylor Libraries announce the launch of a new Featured Newspapers tool in OneSearch, the unified search tool that queries the Libraries’ holdings. Users can now search directly within more than one billion newspaper articles across hundreds of newspapers.
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Jeffry Archer Appointed Dean of University Libraries at Baylor
[1/6/2020]
Baylor University Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., announces that Jeffry Archer, Associate Dean of User Services at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, will join Baylor University as Dean of University Libraries, effective June 1, 2020.
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Celebrating the life of Rev. Clay Evans
[12/9/2019]
The world lost a titan in the field of African-American religion on November 27 when the Rev. Clay Evans passed away at the age of 94 in his home city of Chicago. Evans was the founder and long-serving pastor of the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and an accomplished recording artist and songwriter.
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New Subscription Broadens Access to <em>The New York Times</em>
[12/4/2019]
Baylor's new digital subscription to The New York Times enables students, faculty and staff to enjoy free, year-round access to nytimes.com and NYT mobile apps.
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Research & Engagement Librarian Hosting Series of Systematic Reviews Workshops
[9/3/2019]
Vedana Vaidhyanathan, MSLS, hosting series of workshops centered on systematic review process
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Presentations for 2019 Fundamentals of Data Research Fellows Set for September 16 in Moody 104 Active Learning Lab
[8/20/2019]
Event honoring the 2019 FDR scholars set to showcase digital poster presentations of 15 data research projects
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Baylor Mourns the Passing of Retired Dean of Libraries, Dr. Avery Sharp
[7/29/2019]
Baylor University is mourning the passing of Avery T. Sharp, Ph.D., who served in several roles at Baylor, including assistant director of Moody Library, dean of University Libraries and reference librarian of Armstrong Browning Library, until his retirement in 2013. Dr. Sharp died July 25.
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Updated: Renovations Continue Throughout the Central Libraries This Summer
[4/26/2019]
Renovations to an area on the second floor of Moody Memorial Library are underway and will extend in stages through August
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Baylor Libraries and SCELC Consortium Partners Announce Affiliation with The Open Library of Humanities
[7/17/2019]
The Baylor Libraries have joined a growing number of academic institutions that seek to expand opportunities for academic publishing in the humanities through the Open Library of Humanities’ partnership subsidy system.
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Evans Receives Prestigious Nancy B. Olson Award
[7/2/2019]
At this year's ALA annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Associate Librarian and Assistant Director for Library Collections Services Bruce Evans received the Nancy B. Olson Award (formerly called the "OLAC Award")
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Baylor Institute of Oral History Joins the Baylor Libraries
[6/3/2019]
As of June 1, 2019, the Baylor University Institute for Oral History became part of the Baylor Libraries
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University Libraries Announce 2019 Teaching Fellows
[5/21/2019]
The University Libraries announce the fifth cohort of libraries teaching fellows who will spend time this summer conducting research in the libraries' special collections.
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Emeritus Professor Rita S. Patteson Honored as Mace-Bearer for Baylor Graduation Ceremony
[5/16/2019]

Associate Professor Emeritus and former Armstrong Browning Library Director Rita S. Patteson has been chosen as mace-bearer for the Baylor graduation ceremony on Friday afternoon, May 17.


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Baylor Libraries Acquire Research Collection of New Testament Scholar Eldon Jay Epp
[4/24/2019]
Baylor Libraries announce acquisition of research collection of New Testament scholar Eldon Jay Epp
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Baylor University Libraries Acquire Heritage Edition of Saint John’s Bible, The First Hand-Illuminated Bible Created Since the Invention of the Printing Press
[3/26/2019]
Baylor Libraries acquire Heritage Edition of the Saint John's Bible, a very rare, hand-illuminated edition of the Bible conceived and led by a former calligrapher to the Queen of England
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Gift from Schumacher Foundation Supports Baylor Libraries
[10/28/2018]
$80,000 gift from the Schumacher Foundation of Columbus, Ohio supports technology in Moody 104 Active Learning Lab
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Baylor Libraries and the Institute for Oral History Launch Women's Collections Site
[3/16/2018]
The Baylor Libraries and the Institute for Oral History, in partnership with the Women’s and Gender Studies program, launched a new research resource that makes archival collections featuring women more accessible.
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