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Lightning Talks: Round II

There are a few ground rules for the Save As: Lightning Talks. Each presentation is limited to two-minutes. Clapping is confined to “Lightning Breaks” (two-minute breaks between every five presentations). And innovative ideas concerning the intersection between scholarship and digital … Continue reading

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What Can You Say In Only Two Minutes?

On Thursday, September 20, a group of students, faculty and staff gathered in the Philips Wing of Magill Library to attend an evening of two-minute “Lightning Talks,” exploring different topics in the intersection of the scholarly and the digital. Continue reading

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A Future for “The Havermap”?

Now that Special Collections’ map exhibit in the library is over, what will happen to “The Havermap?” The large aerial view of the campus, conceived by Eli Blood-Patterson ’11, aimed to map the “social geography” of Haverford and invited viewers to tag different spots on campus with their recollections of personal events that happened there. Continue reading

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Students Use Tri-Co Library Resources to Learn About “Where We’re From”

A series of presentations in Magill Library, titled “Where We’re From,” kicked off on Thursday, February 16, to both demonstrate the wealth of information available to us on campus, as well as teach us something about the cultures of the increasingly diverse Haverford student body. Continue reading

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Digital Cartography: Connecting the Past and Present

On Jan. 26, Robert Cheetham and Deb Boyer, who both work at geospatial software development firm Azavea, illustrated how one can now use digital maps to connect more than just places at a talk in Magill Library. Continue reading

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Student-Artists Interpret Maps

Magill’s Alcove Gallery is hosting Mapping as Painting and Drawing: A Student Exhibition, a show of work by student-artists in Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Elizabeth Whalley’s 200-level drawing and painting classes. Continue reading

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Special Collections Unearths “Rare & Unique” Bibles

In recognition of this year’s 400th anniversary of the King James Bible (the English translation by the Church of England of the Christian Bible), Special Collections unveiled a new show, “Gather all nations & tongues: Rare & Unique Bibles from … Continue reading

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Sarah Kaufman’s Nudes Come To Campus

The Nude Redefined: Photographs of Interiors, a beautiful new show by Sarah Kaufman ’03, opened at the Alcove Gallery in the Magill Library on Friday, February 11. To celebrate the opening of the show, which features male and female nudes … Continue reading

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