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Kerry Magruder, Curator; and JoAnn Palmeri, Librarian

Celebrating Darwin’s Birthday

In recognition of Darwin Day 2015, the annual celebration of the birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882), we invite you to learn more about books and manuscript materials by Darwin held in the History of Science Collections at the University … Continue reading

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Posted in Digital projects, Exhibits and events, Faculty publications, This day in history, Topical Collections

Mellon Travel Fellowships

Through a generous endowment provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Oklahoma offers a short-term travel fellowship program to support research in the history of science for periods ranging from 2 to 8 weeks. For information about … Continue reading

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Renovation progress

A major renovation project now underway on the 5th floor of Bizzell Memorial Library will transform how students and the public experience special collections. With an area of approximately 10,000 square feet under construction, the project will reconfigure the old … Continue reading

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Digitization Laboratory

Follow the DigiLab on twitter! DigiLab page on the Libraries website.

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Announcing the Galileo’s World exhibition

by Kerry Magruder The Galileo’s World exhibition brings worlds together, connecting the world of Galileo with the world of OU during the University’s 125th anniversary. Beginning in August, 2015, the Galileo’s World exhibition will offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view … Continue reading

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OU Athletics Department enables OU Libraries to add valuable book to Galileo collection

by Kerry Magruder As the Sooners play the Clemson Tigers in the Russell Athletic Bowl today, it’s worth asking, “How many Athletic Depts buy rare #Galileo books for their university libraries?” This year marks the third year in a row … Continue reading

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Reprising King Richard III at OU

by JoAnn Palmeri King Richard III (1452-1485) is in the news again, with media outlets reporting the results of DNA analysis of his remains, discovered underneath a parking lot in Leicester. This seems like an opportune moment to remind readers of our own contribution to … Continue reading

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