Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment

This year, 2020, marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment which secured the vote for women by prohibiting the government from denying the right to vote based on a U.S. citizen’s sex. The amendment was ratified on August 18, Continue reading Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment

What are You Reading? With Sarah Gilchrist

As we are all teleworking, learning from home, working from home, etc. due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the RLB Library hopes you are able to continue reading and learning about your interests. We are continuing our What Are You Reading? blog series Continue reading What are You Reading? With Sarah Gilchrist

Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Delores Redman

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

Documenting AIDS/HIV Advocacy in the Archives

The AIDS Legislative Committee Records, a collection documenting the work of a Maryland grass-roots advocacy non-profit, was recently processed and is available for research at the UB Special Collections & Archives. This collection provides researchers with a glimpse into the Continue reading Documenting AIDS/HIV Advocacy in the Archives

Juneteenth: History and Celebration

When Was Juneteenth First Celebrated? Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom from slavery in the U.S., and is the oldest holiday celebrating Emancipation in the country. The holiday honors June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger led Union soldiers into Continue reading Juneteenth: History and Celebration

A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Sharon Petty

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

Recording Your History During the Pandemic

In February and March 2020, life changed dramatically when the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic began to spread in the United States. The pandemic has affected every person and almost every aspect of life. Work and school went online or stopped for Continue reading Recording Your History During the Pandemic

Congratulations to the Winners of Inspired Discoveries!

Inspired Discoveries 2020 was a tremendous success this year! ID2020 was our first-ever online symposium celebrating undergraduate work. Seventeen students presented videos of their very best work including psychology research, video games, fashion, literature, and more. Everyone enjoyed experiencing students’ Continue reading Congratulations to the Winners of Inspired Discoveries!