Connect with the Community with the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection in the Archives!

As we near the end of October, American Archives Month, we are excited to tell you about the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection. This collection of oral histories was recently processed and is available for use at the UB Special Continue reading Connect with the Community with the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection in the Archives!

LabFind – Is that application on a computer in the Library?

Well, now you can find out! You can also find out if a computer is available in your favorite spot. We have a new tool for your convenience, and it’s called: LabFind. All you need to do is go to Continue reading LabFind – Is that application on a computer in the Library?

A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Sarah Gilchrist

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to create a Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Sarah Gilchrist

The Problem with What a Library is?

The National Archives building (via Wikipedia) Throughout my life, I’ve had a bizarre relationship with libraries. Bizarre because, as a child, I didn’t particularly like to read, though, for some reason, I still liked going to the library. I’m sure Continue reading The Problem with What a Library is?

News in the World of Books and Libraries

The National Book Awards for fiction, poetry and nonfiction were announced last night (despite the National Book Foundation’s headquarters suffering significant structural damage due to Sandy) at an event aimed to give the publishing world a new pizazz and relevance.  Continue reading News in the World of Books and Libraries