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Extra! Extra! Special Collections and Digital Services Merging!

Over the last couple of months the Perry Library has been going through some internal structure changes. While change is never easy, or readily accepted, one difference that I’m excited about is the merging of the Special Collections and Digital… Continue Reading →

Digital Preservation: Games in Space with the Bookeye 4

ODU’s Perry Library Digital Services Center has a new way to preserve documents, rare books and now sheet music. Thanks to an extremely generous gift from the Blank Foundation, I present: the Bookeye 4! An overhead scanner that can either remain… Continue Reading →

ODU’s Winter Wonderland

“The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where… Continue Reading →

Hearing Music in Usually Silent Stacks

Libraries are usually portrayed in popular culture as quiet spaces guarded by a silver haired woman constantly saying “shh!” Yet, libraries across the country are filled with music! While researching for an earlier post, I stumbled across the Duke University… Continue Reading →

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