New Library online resources explore the African American press and African studies

The Library has added two exciting new resources to its A-Z Database list! African American Newspapers, Series I and II, and Africa-Wide Information are now available to scholars researching African American History and African Studies. The African American Press, Series … Continue reading

Celebrate Black History Month with the HistoryMakers Digital Archive!

This February, the Library is celebrating Black History Month with several articles taken from interviews of influential figures in the HistoryMakers Digital Archive. Today the focus is on two figures in politics: United States Congressman from Georgia and civil rights … Continue reading

Celebrate Black History Month with the HistoryMakers Digital Archive!

This February, the Library is celebrating Black History Month with several articles taken from interviews of influential figures in the HistoryMakers Digital Archive. Today the focus is on two prominent Chicagoans, the 14th and current Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden; … Continue reading

COVID / Surfacing Stories of Underrepresented Lives

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! COVID-19 Leads to Rapid (& Ongoing) Changes What is a library when it’s not a physical space? It’s a question that’s been … Continue reading

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a reading by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

The Library invites you to attend a virtual poetry reading on Monday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m. EST by Joy Harjo of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, the first Native American to be appointed as U.S. Poet Laureate (2019-2021). Harjo is … Continue reading

“ProQuest One Literature” Library Resource Reveals Many Voices

Whether you are a student researching a literature term paper or an instructor planning a literature course, a great place to start is the Library’s new resource ProQuest One Literature which provides online access to 3 million literature citations from … Continue reading