Posts with the tag: Library Users

The Archivist’s Nook: Unburying and Archiving the Joseph Fahey Papers

Our guest blogger is Elyse Ridder, a graduate student in the joint program for Musicology (MA) and Library & Information Science (MLIS) at the Catholic University of America, and a student employee in the CUA Special Collections. During my time as a student employee at the Catholic University Special Collections, I have explored a few Read More

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The Archivist’s Nook: Curation, Campus, and the Classroom

Special Collections has shared the University’s treasures with many classes from many schools and departments over the years: History, Library Science, Religious Studies, Anthropology, and Education among them. While we often use our museum collection materials for instructional purposes, we were privileged with our first visit from a class in the Department of Art, Rome School Read More

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Latin American Independence: a guide to resources at the Oliveira Lima Library and Catholic University’s Special Collections

In anticipation of the upcoming celebrations of the bicentennial of the independence movements of many Latin American countries, the Oliveira Lima Library has collaborated with Special Collections on a guide to relevant source material.    While the materials presented focus on Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela, we cannot overstate just how much impact these independence movements Read More

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Swank Digital Campus

Do you enjoy streaming and watching movies? We are happy to announce a new streaming service Swank Digital Campus! This streaming library includes 1,000 top feature films, documentaries and foreign films from the largest movie studios, including Walt Disney, Warner Bros., Paramount, NBCUniversal, Columbia Pictures, Lions Gate, MGM, Miramax and many more.  Feature films include Read More

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Starting July 19: Mullen Library returns to nearly full service

Starting July 19th, Mullen Library will offer nearly full service: All who visit the library are required to wear a mask. A valid photo ID must be presented to enter the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library: Catholic U students and faculty must have their new, blue Cardinal Cards for entry. Non-CU visitors must Read More

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Beginning May 24: Study Space Reservations Discontinued

Effective May 24, 2021, study space reservations will no longer be needed to enter Mullen Library. Mullen Library will be open to all who have a current CU ID.  In accordance with DC and campus guidelines to protect themselves and those in our community who are unable to receive the vaccine, those who have not Read More

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Library Stacks Access: Update

Library in-person services and schedules will be increasing throughout the summer as we hire and train more student employees. At the beginning of the summer, reservations will still be required to enter Mullen. The Stacks will open for browsing on Monday, May 17. While our circulation staff is still focusing on remote delivery of materials Read More

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Study Space Reservations UNAVAILABLE: January 25-February 7

To be consistent with the quarantine phase for returning students, Mullen Library will be closed for study from January 25 to February 7. Book pickup and other remote services will continue.

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Changes to Curbside Pick-up

Beginning Monday, November 30, curbside pick-up becomes book pick-up and moves from the back of Mullen Library to inside its front doors.  Library borrowers will still need to follow the instructions in the Libraries COVID-19 Information Guide to request a specific book(s) and schedule a pick-up time, but we anticipate that this change will save staff time and enable us to Read More

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The Archivist’s Nook: What’s So Special About Special Collections?

Most major institutional libraries have Special Collections, but what exactly are Special Collections and why are they so special? A special collection is a group of items that includes rare books, museum objects, or archival documents. They are irreplaceable or otherwise unique and valuable. Special collections are usually housed separately from the mainstream library collections Read More

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