Category Archives: Class aids

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Medieval Times

Norman’s annual Medieval Fair follows fast on the heels of the Spring Equinox. So it seems fitting to focus on all things medieval in Norman and at the University. This includes showcasing rare books from OU’s History of Science Collections for a glimpse into how medieval … Continue reading

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Closing a Chapter on King Richard III

With King Richard III (1452-1485) finally being laid to rest, commemorations of his life are underway in Great Britain.  In recognition of these events –the latest chapter in the saga of the discovery of the King’s remains in a parking lot in Leicester — we … Continue reading

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“From the Vault” video resources

by Kerry Magruder A series of “From the vault” videos is now available on OU’s Janux platform and at the Janux site on YouTube. These short videos, filmed on location by NextThought in the OU History of Science Collections, show … Continue reading

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Wikipedia in the Classroom

Guest post by John Stewart John’s twitter is jstew511. Come to the brown-bag discussion Friday 8/30 at noon in the Collections (calendar). Galileo’s signature on this collection’s copy of the Sidereus Nuncius serves as the banner for this blog. If … Continue reading

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BL5 Calendar

Wish to schedule a tour, class visit or special event? Update: As of May 16, 2014, we are closing to prepare for renovation for Galileo’s World, which will open in August 2015. Researchers and students are still welcome and will … Continue reading

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History of Science Lib-Guides

Two online guides for the History of Science, Technology & Medicine, prepared by Librarian JoAnn Palmeri, are now available on the OU library website: “History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Guide to Searching” “History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Guide … Continue reading

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Harlow Room logistics

Update: As of May 16, 2014, we are closing to prepare for renovation for Galileo’s World, which will open in August 2015. Researchers and students are still welcome and will be accommodated, but we will not be scheduling tours or … Continue reading

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