Scribbling Women: Ida B. Wells, the “Princess of the Press”

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Posts in this series were written by undergraduate students in the spring 2020 Museums & Society class Scribbling Women: Gender, Writing, and the Archive. We used rare books, archival materials, and digital primary sources in the Sheridan Libraries’ collections to prompt and guide inquiries into the creation, reception, preservation, and legacy of texts from the 1820s through the 1930s—speeches, […]


Gallery of Majors

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Ah, majors!  Tell someone you’re a student and what’s the first question they ask? Exactly. During your time as a blue jay, you encircle yourself with all the requirements of your major – from prerequisites to provisions. You may feel a little like the characters in Nicolas de Larmessin’s Costumes Grotesques, bedecked with the tools […]


No-Contact Pickup of Library Materials is as easy as 1-2-3

Book Pickup

It’s now easier than ever to request and pickup library materials from the Milton S. Eisenhower Library with the launch of an online registration tool to schedule a pickup time slot. Request items for pickup at MSE Library in the library catalog using your JHED ID and password. Receive a notification email your items are […]


Scribbling Women: Reclaiming the Bible in Frances Ellen Watkins Harper’s Forest Leaves

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Posts in this series were written by undergraduate students in the spring 2020 Museums & Society class Scribbling Women: Gender, Writing, and the Archive. We used rare books, archival materials, and digital primary sources in the Sheridan Libraries’ collections to prompt and guide inquiries into the creation, reception, preservation, and legacy of texts from the […]


A Place for Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Publications

COVID-19

JHU COVID-19 Publications is a collection in JScholarship, our institutional repository, that provides a space for faculty to deposit their work that is related to COVID-19.  At first this was envisioned as a subset of the peer-reviewed journal articles faculty make openly available to support the Johns Hopkins Open Access Policy. It became immediately apparent […]