The Library will be closed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday November 26-28, 2015 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library will reopen on Sunday, November 29th at Noon.
Have a little spare time?
The Special Collections Department has setup its annual display of fine rare Christmas books from authors such as Charles Dickens, Henry Van Dyke, S. Weir Mitchell and others. Come on over and take a peek. The display, located on the second floor of the Guggenheim wing, will be up until December 23, 2015.
Students in Professor Germek's "The Story of the Book" class went on the road last week to visit the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City. While there, they were treated to a presentation on medieval manuscripts given by Roger Wieck—an authority on medieval Books of Hours and head of the medieval and renaissance manuscripts department at the Morgan.
A newly expanded and revised 318-page special collections catalog is now available for your perusal. The catalog lists all things present in MU Library's Special Collections, including medieval manuscripts, rare books, and The Lewis Mumford Collection.