Two major public universities have recently moved to radically downsize or entirely relocate their fine arts libraries, which is in keeping with broader trends of libraries doing away with books.
The first major exhibit on the Cornell University Witchcraft Collection opens Halloween, and explores the persecution of women through its historic objects.
The Arctic Imagination project is a collaboration between six international libraries that draws attention to the Arctic’s disappearing ice.
Launched in February by Frank Cifaldi, the Video Game History Foundation is racing to preserve ephemeral gaming material and the physical documentation of video games.
The art of writing card catalogue entries may be dying, but they still tell us a lot about our data past.
Thomas R. Schiff’s photographs capture the American library as it transformed from a members-only space into a public institution.
In 1723, a teenaged Benjamin Franklin created his first printing piece, a broadside elegy recently acquired by the University of Pennsylvania.
USC Libraries considers what utopia means today, 500 years after Sir Thomas More coined the term for his idealized fictional island.
The Library of Congress has joined the Digital Public Library of America as a content hub and is sharing around 5,000 objects from its map collections.
The central space of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building had been closed for repairs after one of the plaster rosettes on its ceiling plummeted to the ground in May 2014.
A fleet of 24 cars will soon be delivering material from the stacks of the New York Public Library along the tracks of its new “book train.”
Since the 1990s, collector David Rumsey has digitized and made freely available his thousands of historical maps; his site has long been one of the best resources for cartography.