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Renovation

We have begun a year-long renovation that will prepare us to launch a major exhibition in August, 2015, entitled Galileo’s World. Because of the renovation and preparations for Galileo’s World, we will not be able to offer tours or class … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Mac!

Today is the 30th anniversary of the unveiling of Macintosh, the first computer to be marketed to a wide public with a mouse and windows-based user interface. All of our computers today are its heirs. To celebrate, stop by the … Continue reading

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Isis Bibliography survey

Isis Bibliography Seeks Participation in Online Survey over Historical Research Methods and Social Media The editor of the History of Science Society’s Isis Current Bibliography, Stephen Weldon, requests participation in a 10-minute online questionnaire on how students and professionals in … 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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First Facebook, now Twitter

For quite a while we’ve been posting announcements of an ephemeral nature to Facebook, and now there’s a Twitter feed you can follow to receive the same content. Check out the two icons in the upper right portion of this … Continue reading

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GWLA endorses the Berlin Declaration

The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), which includes the University of Oklahoma, has just released a resolution expressing “strong and vigorous support” for the Berlin Declaration on Open Access. Read it in its entirety (1 page, pdf): (Source) The Berlin … Continue reading

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