Posted: August 26, 2021
Over 300 first-year Lehigh students -- some only hours after moving in -- hit the ground running at Linderman Library’s Bayer Galleria on Friday, August 20 for a hands-on introduction to select Spe
Posted: December 14, 2020
Student employees make up an essential part of LTS operations, holding positions in areas such as technology support, lending services, Special Collections, information security, and more.
Posted: August 13, 2020
Moments of crisis are of particular historical interest and often disclose important information about our shared society and values.
Posted: February 18, 2020
Special Collections announces its spring exhibit, “Worth Keeping: Preserving the Past / Informing the Future.” Inspired by the title of an 1890s Atlantic City directory, this exhibit is intended to
Posted: January 20, 2020
Lehigh’s Special Collections brings its unique and fascinating rare books and materials to the classroom, offering undergraduates and graduates unforgettable learning experiences using cuneifor
Posted: November 25, 2019
One of the biggest challenges digital libraries face isn't what happens before and during digitization, but what happens after.
Posted: October 9, 2019
Lehigh Libraries' Special Collections is offering three new Creative Curiosity 5x10 events this semester.
Posted: September 24, 2019
The author is guest writer Wilberto (Berto) Sicard '20, an Africana Studies student and Special Collections assistant, pictured right with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
In Spring 2019, I was deep in the process of applying to several internships and came upon two competitive government internships in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the state’s capital and seat of government. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives sponsored the first internship, which consisted of working as an Archives Intern and performing the work of describing, preserving, and organizing the history of the House. The second internship was offered by the James A. Finnegan Foundation and required an essay competition. Following the essay competition, the Foundation selected between four to eight winners who were then assigned to a 10-week paid position within the state government. Additionally, the program featured weekly lunches with key Pennsylvania cabinet members and officials.
Posted: April 24, 2019
Lehigh Archives and Special Collections Librarian Ilhan Citak convened a panel of Lehigh
Posted: March 17, 2019
In his first week on the job in Lehigh’s Special Collections, Vito Scocozzo ‘19, found himself face to face with a well-worn Edgar Allen Poe book from 1845. His task?