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Monthly Archives: May 2012
Some years ago I took a seminar on the first seven ecumenical councils. Our professor insisted, unsurprisingly, that we pay close attention to primary sources. She also advised us that the best way to discover new things was to wander … Continue reading
The exhibit “Precious Poems in Precious Packaging,” recently on display in O’Neill Library, featured a striking and diverse array of Irish poems printed and bound by the Traffic Street Press. Selected from the John J. Burns Library’s collection of printed … Continue reading
In an earlier post, we explored the idea of writing your own edition using archival materials here at Burns. This assignment, part of the Introduction to Advanced Research Methods class’s work, is one variation of three that the students in … Continue reading