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BingULibraries Connections

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A Message from the Dean of Libraries

We've launched this newsletter to create an exchange with you. As the University enters into a new era of research and scholarship, the Libraries must evolve in the ways we provide... Read More

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New Leader for Special Collections

Blythe Roveland-Brenton ’83 has joined the Libraries team as head of Special Collections. She previously served as university archivist and associate dean of libraries at St. John’s University. Roveland-Brenton received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology and German from Binghamton University. She earned her master’s degree and doctorate in anthropology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a master’s degree in library science from St. John’s University.

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Alumnus’ Gift Will Take Students Back to Medieval Times

In August 2018, Binghamton University Libraries announced a gift of fine facsimiles of illuminated medieval manuscripts bestowed by Bill Voelkle ’61, curator emeritus of the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. The facsimiles are from Voelkle’s private collection, half of which are replicas of manuscripts from the Morgan Library, where he served as head of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.

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Study and Photo Exhibition of Guatemalan Refugees Available Through Online Resource

Óscar F. Gil-García, assistant professor in human development at Binghamton University, conducted a study across three communities in Chiapas, Mexico, involving portraits of 26 refugee and stateless indigenous Mayans who fled Guatemala in the 1980s and filed a grievance to obtain legal status in Mexico. The study and a virtual photographic exhibition are available online through The Open Repository @ Binghamton.

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Gift to Preserve, Expand Local History Collection Started by Late Alumnus

In September 2018, Olga Kulikowski made an endowed gift to the Binghamton University Libraries in memory of her son, Mark Kulikowski ’76, MA ’77, PhD ’82, an associate professor of Russian and East European history at the State University of New York at Oswego until his death in January 2018. The gift will preserve and add to the existing collection on Broome County history that her son was building at Binghamton.

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Last Updated: 1/29/19