Columbia University

As the fifth largest in the nation, the Libraries extend their reach through the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, and the Copyright Advisory Office, each of which partners with researchers to create and share new knowledge.

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Emory University

It’s an exciting time at the Emory Libraries. Ranked among the top 25 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in North America, Emory University Libraries in Atlanta and Oxford, Georgia, are an intellectual commons for Emory University. The Libraries’ holdings include more than 4 million print and electronic volumes, nearly 100,000 electronic journals, and internationally renowned special collections.

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Georgetown University

The Georgetown University Library is an agile organization that respects the heritage of the past while anticipating the requirements of the 21st century. By providing preeminent services, collections and spaces, the Library shapes the creation of knowledge, conserves culture for posterity, and transforms learning and research.

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Indiana University

The Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI) aims to preserve the University’s vast compendium of historical and cultural artifacts and to make them easily accessible for future generations. The initiative is supported by $15 million allocated by Indiana University’s president.

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Johns Hopkins University

Contributing to its rich environment for research and learning is the former home of Ambassador John Work Garrett, which houses 16th and 17th century English literature, including Shakespeare, Bacon, Spenser and Milton, plus some of the most important and beautiful ornithological works by Audubon, John Gould, and Alexander Wilson. 

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North Carolina State University

The new James B. Hunt Jr. Library is so cutting edge that it has been selected for the nationally syndicated PBS series, Cool Spaces!, a prime-time television program that profiles exciting architecture in the United States and ‘the daring architects who push the boundaries of design and materials’.

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Penn State University

ScholarSphere, a suite of repository services that support the long-term durability of the University’s increasingly digital research and cultural heritage collections, enables faculty, staff, and students to share scholarly works such as research datasets, working papers, research reports, and image collections.  ScholarSphere will make these works more discoverable, accessible, and usable.

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University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati Libraries (UCL) support digital scholarship and research at the University of Cincinnati and beyond through teaching, research, provision and support of new technologies, data management assistance and consultation, the development of the Scholar@UC next-generation repository, and the preservation and curation of digital collections.

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University of Connecticut

An 1899 picture of women employees in the Ansonia Brass & Copper Company in Waterbury, Connecticut, found in the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, shows that women of many ages were hired to work with heavy machinery. There is no evidence of any kind of protective gear common today.

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University of Maryland

The culture and history of public and commercial broadcasting are documented in The Library of American Broadcasting and the National Public Broadcasting Archives collections of audio and video recordings, books, pamphlets, oral histories, photographs, and personal collections.

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University of Miami

As early as 1926, faculty from the University of Havana taught at the University of Miami. Library materials related to Cuba grew to support scholarship in Latin American and Caribbean studies. The Cuban Heritage Collection reinforces the University’s commitment to a continuing relationship with its neighbor.

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University of Michigan

Archeology professor emeritus Jeffrey R. Parsons donated photographs, now digitized, from his fieldwork in the Basin of Mexico and in Peru where he documented Pre-Columbian settlement patterns. Among the locations he examined are Ixtapalapa, Zumpango, Texcoco, Chalco, Xochimilco, Jauja, Huasahuasi, Junin, and Tarma.

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University of Notre Dame

The strengths of the Library’s extensive collections in theology and church history generally correspond to the graduate research emphases of Notre Dame’s theology Department: biblical studies; church history; moral theology, and liturgical studies. The Catholic tradition and the Jewish context of Christian origins are thematic emphases.

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University of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson created the original University of Virginia library, selecting nearly all of its 7,000 books. Some of these books survived the disastrous 1895 fire in the Rotunda and are now found in special collections.

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Virginia Tech

Extensive Civil War manuscript collections include letters, memoirs, and diaries from both Union and Confederate soldiers. The collections include the memoirs of Archibald Atkinson, Jr., a Confederate surgeon with the Army of Northern Virginia.

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