Maryland recently approved cannabis legalization for recreational use starting July 1, making it the 21st state to do so. The impact of this legalization on our neighbors and our communities […]
Reprocessing the Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve Papers, Part II: Why Gildersleeve?
In part one of this blog series, I discussed why processing archivists sometimes reprocess collections. In part two I’ll talk more specifically about reprocessing the Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers and […]
Reprocessing the Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve Papers, Part I: Why do Archivists Reprocess Collections?
Processing archivists arrange and describe unpublished materials so that researchers can use them effectively and efficiently within Special Collections and Archives at universities, museums, historical societies, and other institutions. Because […]
Have you heard about NIH’s new Data Management and Sharing Policy?
What is it? Starting on January 25, 2023, NIH’s Data Management and Sharing Policy went into effect. Researchers who submit an application to NIH for research that results in the […]
JHU Museums Year in Review: Meet the New Staffers
The past year was one of great activity and change at the Johns Hopkins University Museums. Much of that energy was derived from new staff members and new positions for […]
Shop the Gift Shops at Evergreen and Homewood This Holiday Season
The gift shops at Homewood Museum and Evergreen Museum & Library are great destinations for holiday shopping! And this weekend, during the museums’ respective open houses, JHU faculty, staff, and […]
World Cup Time!
TRIVIA TIME! (answers below this post) Where was the term “soccer” created? How many teams have won the world cup? What is the U.S’ highest ever finish? 2022 sees the […]
Welcome Elisabeth Long to the Sheridan Libraries & University Museums!
On November 2, 2022, President Ron Daniels and Provost Sunil Kumar sent the following announcement by email to the Johns Hopkins community. Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students: In December of […]
Early Modern Women, Golden Age Spanish Comedy, and Other Collection Highlights
Through the generosity of Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, the Sheridan Libraries is pleased to announce that we have digitized almost 2500 books, manuscripts and […]
MARAC Spring 2022: Archives and Building Communities
In late March, I had the opportunity to attend the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) spring 2022 meeting in Harrisonburg, Virginia. MARAC’s goal is to support archivists from across the […]