In celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday, Professor Lori Humphrey Newcomb will be speaking on the legacy of University of Illinois professor T.W. Baldwin. The Baldwin Collection at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, comprised of approximately 5,800 early modern books, was built by T.W. Baldwin in an attempt to document education in Elizabethan England.
Join the University Library for the screening of two short films: Home of Their Own and Albert Lee: A Man of Substance. Following the films, there will be a short Q&A session with Dr. Vanessa Rouillon (the film scriptwriter). Both films discuss early African American history at the University of Illinois, Albert Lee, and the Champaign “North” End community.
Hey Illini! Show your love for the libraries at Illinois during I Love Illinois Week (April 22-28). Participate in our photo booth in the UGL and get a special edition "I love Illinois" library sticker!
This workshop will introduce attendees to the importance of preserving fragile family books, papers, and photographs and provide introductory information on how to do so.
Join us as C-U celebrates UNESCO International Jazz Day
This talk will provide an overview of open education, explore both sides of the debate (emphasis on affordability rather than the impact on student success), and offer reasons why engaging in open education doesn't—and shouldn't—stop at cost-savings.
Do you need a study break? Color with us at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library on Thursday, May 2nd from 3-5 PM. We'll have coloring pages from some of our favorites in the collection that you can take home and the books that inspired the pages will be on view. Come see how your masterpieces stack up to the originals!
At this event, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the Crocker Land Expedition from Adam Doskey, curator of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and an expert on the expedition.
Gwendolyn Brooks's Birthday Celebration!