Author Archives: Donald Juedes

About Donald Juedes

Librarian for Art History, Classics, Film & Media Studies, and Near Eastern Studies

Opera should be seen and heard!

Are you an opera fan? Do you want to see some great performances of your favorite chestnuts? Or, are you interested in exploring new music you’ve never seen or heard before? Opera in Video might be a great source for you! This … Continue reading

Independent Films from Around the World!

Looking for some interesting films to watch during the summer months? The library has a growing collection of independent and foreign films that may do the trick! If you’re not sure how to find them, here’s an example of how to … Continue reading

Image Is Everything: ARTstor Can Help Illustrate Your Point!

Need a specific image for your term paper? Want to explore a topic in a visual way? Try ARTstor, a research database containing over one million images of art and cultural objects. The collection, which the Libraries subscribe to, documents artistic … Continue reading

Women Make Movies!

To commemorate Women’s History Month, we thought we’d share some of the fantastic contributions women make to the art of filmmaking! Let’s start with the title of this blog post – I stole it completely from a great media arts … Continue reading

We’ve missed you!

Welcome back! We hope you had a restful, fun-filled, wonderful break! Or, if you took an intersession class, we hope you got an A! Ready or not, the Spring 2015 semester begins this week. Remember, you’re not in this alone – MSEL is … Continue reading

Clueless about Chemistry? Me, too…

Doing research in Chemistry and have no idea where to begin? Please, come to the library’s Information Desk and ask to speak with the librarian on duty! But, here’s a secret: you can get a head-start by trying the sources on the Chemistry … Continue reading

Museums Studies Research: Near & Far

If you’re studying for an MA in Museum Studies or enrolled in the undergraduate Museums & Society program – or, if you’re just plain interested in museums – you may want to know about resources you can use here and … Continue reading

Something Old, Something New: Archaeology & GIS

Toss away your preconceived notions of the stereotypical archaeologist – today’s artifact sleuths are harnessing a cutting-edge geospatial technology – Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – to identify, document, and better understand ancient cultures from around the world. Objects from thousands … Continue reading

Summer “Camp” – Quirky Videos for Summer Evenings!

Is the summer heat wiping you out? Do you just need something fun to watch at the end of the day? Baltimore is well-known for its campy humor, probably best characterized in the films of John Waters. So, when in Baltimore, do as … Continue reading

Surrealism at Mid-Century: Exhibit Opening on Friday, April 25th

“That’s totally surreal!” – a common buzz-phrase we hear these days, usually when someone finds something weird or utterly unbelievable. But, did you know that the word “surreal” is a very specific term that has its roots in a 20th-century … Continue reading