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KU Libraries name Letha Johnson University Archivist

The University of Kansas Libraries announce that Assistant Librarian Letha Johnson has been selected to serve as University Archivist, responsible for curating all items that help preserve the history of KU.

KU Libraries announce 2021 Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication

During International Open Access Week, October 25-29, KU Libraries granted the 2021 David Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication to two recipients — the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare and KU instructor Dr. Meggie Mapes.

KU Libraries, Spencer Museum present exhibition highlighting work of Kansas artist and art therapist Mary Huntoon

The University of Kansas Libraries, in collaboration with the Spencer Museum of Art, will open a new exhibition in Kenneth Spencer Research Library on August 23.

KU Libraries, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences present digital exhibition: “A Story of Research”

The University of Kansas Libraries, in partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, created a new digital exhibition featuring the story of the KU Research Excellence Initiative (REI).

Rare Jayhawk images from University Archives face off in March Madness bracket challenge

Ever since the term “Jayhawk” was coined in 1848, University of Kansas enthusiasts have crafted creative images of the mythical bird.

KU Libraries accepting applications for research, teaching grant opportunities focused on "Generous Thinking"

The University of Kansas Libraries are pleased to announce several research and teaching grant opportunities for KU faculty and academic staff. In conjunction with Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s upcoming Jan.

KU Libraries, The Commons to host presentation by author Kathleen Fitzpatrick on Jan. 27

The University of Kansas Libraries and The Commons will host a keynote presentation by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, author of “Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University,” on Wednesday, January 27, 9:30 a.m., via Z

KU Libraries announce winter schedule for 2020-21

The University of Kansas Libraries will continue to keep all locations open and 

KU Libraries receive $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The University of Kansas Libraries are pleased to have received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

KU Libraries faculty, staff recognized at annual award celebration

The University of Kansas Libraries are proud to announce the recipients of the libraries’ 2020 faculty and staff awards. Four outstanding employees were formally recognized at the 14th annual Celebration of Excellence event on September 29.

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