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KU Libraries Associate Dean Hanrath named a 2023-34 ARL Leadership Fellow

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has named Scott Hanrath, KU Libraries Associate Dean of Research and Engagement, a 2023-24 Leadership Fellow.

BiblioBios: Undergraduate Engagement Librarian brings non-traditional student experience to new role at KU Libraries 

Sarah McCall’s journey to college success began early one morning as she finished her night shift at the garage door factory where she worked full-time, supporting her family. In the employee restroom, she changed out of her dusty work clothes into a clean outfit and headed to an 8 a.m.

Frontiers and the University of Kansas announce 'flat-fee' publishing partnership

The University of Kansas Libraries have negotiated a flat-fee partnership agreement with gold open access publisher Frontiers, giving KU-affiliated researchers even more options for sharing their work openly, starting in January 2024.

Applications open for Spencer Library 2024 travel grants for visiting researchers

Researchers from across the United States and around the globe are encouraged to apply for a 2024 Spencer Research Library travel grant, which supports hands-on analysis of the library’s collections and in-person consultatio

Libraries help campus partners answer complex questions during Sprints Week

Areli Marina, associate professor of art history, had almost given up trying to wrangle the sprawling, multi-format data set that was stalling the momentum of her research.  

KU Libraries announce 2023 Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication

During International Open Access Week, October 23-29, KU Libraries granted the 2023 David Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication to two recipients: Bruce Lieberman, professor in KU’s D

New book provides guide to librarians, scholars on Open Access, scholarly communication

There has been a significant push in recent decades among academic libraries to make information as freely available as possible and as appropriate. So when a group of scholarly communications experts wrote a book on the topic, they couldn’t hide it behind a paywall.

BiblioBios: Spencer Administrative Associate inspired to share library collections

What do a moon rock, vintage match books, a list of children’s superstitions, and a 200-year-old pudding recipe have in common? They’re all items from the Spencer Research Library that caught Tiffany McIntosh’s eye, inspiring her to learn more.

Haricombe Gallery to open new exhibit with events featuring KU scholars in association with Common Book Program

A new digital exhibit in Watson Library’s Haricombe Gallery will showcase KU scholars, centering the importance of imagination and visionary thought in cutt

BiblioBios: Undergraduate Engagement Librarian returns to KU to support next generation of Jayhawks 

Amber Ovsak has a deep appreciation for the challenges of college life and academics, shaped by her own experiences attending KU as a first-generation college student.

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Christy McWard
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Kevin McCarty
Assistant Director of Communications

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Communications Coordinator