Monthly Archives: August 2012

Letter from the Dean: Rick Luce, “The Importance of Special Collections”

Living Library exhibit(excerpted from the iPad exhibit guide) One of the many attractions of the University of Oklahoma is the History of Science Collections. Upon my first visit, I felt an immediate excitement as I looked upon the handwritten notes … Continue reading

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iPad exhibit guide

Living Library exhibit | iPad exhibit guide (362 MB) Get more out of the Living Library exhibit with the multimedia iPad exhibit guide! With this guide you may read a brief description of each item on display and swipe through … Continue reading

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Outreach transformation

Living Library exhibit Many changes have occurred in the History of Science Collections over the summer. One transformation is readily apparent when you first enter the Collections lobby: the arrival of 11 new museum-quality display cases, handcrafted by Ron Mitchell. … Continue reading

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New exhibit: A Living Library

Living Library exhibit | iPad exhibit guide A Living Library: The Growth of the History of Science Collections after “Roller-Goodman,” 1976-2012 1949, 1976 and 2012 are milestone years for the History of Science Collections. A new exhibit displays 100 interesting … Continue reading

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Harlow Room logistics

The James G. Harlow, Jr. Room is located within the History of Science Collections on the 5th floor of Bizzell Memorial Library. The Harlow Room offers an attractive venue for colloquia, special events and classes using rare books from the … Continue reading

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Summer changes

Museum-quality display cases arriving(handcrafted by Ron Mitchell) Here’s hoping you’re having a great summer! Meanwhile, here in the Collections, many changes are underway. When you return for the fall semester, you’ll discover some exciting new developments, including fast wi fi … Continue reading

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