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BiblioBios: Andrew Morgan using experience as creator to help navigate licensing and rights management

If experience is the best teacher, then Andrew Morgan’s 17 published albums on Spotify hint that he might know a thing or two about creating and performing original content.

Paleontology journal adapts to open format with help from KU Libraries

Bruce Lieberman knows something about evolution.

Whayne Scholar selected, to present findings at Spencer Research Library on May 24

Brandon Byrd, author and associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award for his interest in studying the history of the African American experience in Kansas, particularly for use in a b

KU Libraries honor student workers with annual DASEE Awards

On Thursday, May 5, leaders at the University of Kansas Libraries hosted the annual DASEE Awards luncheon, where two outstanding student employees were recognized for their positive contributions to KU Libraries. The honor was a surprise for both winners. 

BiblioBios: Phil Cunningham settling in as KU Libraries new Kansas Collections Curator

As new Kansas Collections Curator Phil Cunningham has familiarized himself with the holdings in Spencer Research Library, his discoveries have ranged from the lighthearted: Brown County awarding a high school diploma to a pony named Pansy in 1931; to the slightly more serious: the Agnes T.

KU Libraries’ extensive streaming video options set to expand with new agreements

An extensive collection of streaming video resources provided by University of Kansas Libraries is expanding further with three new agreements.

KU Libraries announce winners of 65th annual Snyder Book Collecting Contest

The University of Kansas Libraries announced the winners of the 65th annual Snyder Book Collecting Contest at the awards presentation on April 18.

BiblioBios: Gwen Geiger Wolfe supporting transformative work as Science and Engineering Librarian

Gwen Geiger Wolfe is celebrating one year as KU Libraries’ Science and Engineering Librarian, having joined the faculty in April 2022 as part of the Collections Strategy and Development unit.

Law professor, KU grad Sarah Lamdan to speak about data collection and privacy

Sarah Lamdan, a KU alumna, author, and law professor at the City University of New York, will return to campus to discuss her research and book on data collection practices and their implication on privacy.

Carol Smith selected as next dean of KU Libraries

The University of Kansas has selected Carol E. Smith to be the dean of the KU Libraries. Smith currently serves as university librarian at Colorado School of Mines, an institution with a Carnegie classification of very high research activity.

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