World of Children’s Books Highlighted this Fall at the Penn Libraries
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World of Children’s Books Highlighted this Fall at the Penn Libraries

This fall, the Penn Libraries explores the world of children’s books in two related exhibitions and a symposium.  “Children’s books are unique teaching tools that ignite the imagination and bring form and meaning to language for younger and older generations alike,” shared Carton Rogers, Vice Provost and Director of the Penn Libraries. “We are pleased … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins Joins BorrowDirect Library Partnership to Share Resources

BorrowDirect is pleased to announce that Johns Hopkins University has joined the ten partner libraries to engage in resource sharing and other collaborative library projects. BorrowDirect offers faculty, students, and staff at all partner institutions unmediated requesting and expedited delivery of items from a combined collection of over 50 million volumes and an integrated online … Continue reading

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Intrepid Cooks Use 17th-18th Century Recipes From Kislak Center Archives

The Huffington Post Taste features a write up on an undertaking of unique scholarly and culinary proportions: Rare Cooking, a public food history project which spotlights recipes from recipe books held by the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. A recipe predating the middle of the 18th century for Shrewsbury cakes, akin to early modern snickerdoodle cookies, can … Continue reading