Looking for opportunities to engage students in the classroom and beyond?
Want to use primary source materials to promote student learning and research?
Consider using the Galileo’s World Exhibit, on display in Bizzell Library and partner sites (and online) throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.
OU Faculty, Graduate Students, and Staff are welcome to attend our upcoming information sessions on Teaching with Galileo’s World.
Drop in for a chat. Come and go as you please.
Learn about the exhibit, discuss possibilities for students projects, and brainstorm ways of using the exhibit to meet your goals for teaching – whether in the humanities, sciences, fine arts, engineering, or other areas.
WHERE: Digital Scholarship Laboratory, Bizzell Library BLLL 121A
TIMES: Monday-Friday, 11:30-1:30
DATES: April 27-May 1 (last week of classes)
May 4- May 8 (finals week)
HOST: JoAnn Palmeri, History of Science Collections
Fifth Floor Renovations
The 5th floor is currently undergoing renovation in preparation for the upcoming Galileo’s World Exhibit. Although class visits are not possible in the interim, students and faculty are still welcome to use Collections materials for their research. Be sure to visit our new Reading Room location – Room 414 Bizzell West (open Monday-Friday 9-4:45pm/325-2760). Info on 4th Floor Services
If you can’t make these sessions but want to learn more about using Special Collections materials in support of teaching and research, please contact JoAnn Palmeri, Research Coordinator, History of Science Collections/Acting Curator, John and Mary Nichols Collection, /325-2741, email@example.com. And watch this blog for news and updates about resources and services relating to Bizzell’s 5th floor Special Collections.
For more on Galileo’s World see:
- Announcing the Galileo’s World Exhibition
- Galileo’s World website
- Exhibit Locations & Dates
- List of Galleries in Exhibit
- OU Lynx Blog
- 2 minute stories (including women and science)
- Connecting with the Classroom
- OU Athletics Department enables OU Libraries to add valuable book to Galileo collection
- OU Athletics Department enables OU Libraries to acquire manuscript for the Galileo collection
Finding Materials in the Collections
See these guides for help finding materials in the History of Science Collections: http://guides.ou.edu/hosresources, http://guides.ou.edu/hossearching, and http://guides.ou.edu/fifthfloorexhibits. Go to the Crossing Cultures Exhibit page on the exhibit guide to get a feel for the scope – in time, geography, language, and genre – of materials held in OU’s 5th floor collections.
For help with primary source materials in history (digital or print) accessible through OU Libraries, please consult Laurie Scrivener, History Librarian and Primary Research Projects Specialist/325-1903, firstname.lastname@example.org and Jackie Reese, Western History Collections Librarian/325-3641, email@example.com and Kristina Southwell, Associate Curator, Western History Collections/325-3641, firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional Subject Liaisons at OU Libraries are listed here.