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New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance Author Awards 2017

Annually, the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance ( www.njsaa.org ) accepts nominations for materials published in the field of New Jersey studies for its Author Awards.  The awards are meant to recognize works that reflect a new understanding of New Jersey's history and culture, demonstrate evidence of original research in the application of New Jersey resources and/or reveal new insights into a topic.

Friends of the Modern School Annual Gathering

Please join Special Collections and University Archives and Rutgers University Libraries tomorrow as we welcome the 45th annual gathering of the Friends of the Modern School. The Modern School was a democratic school and anarchist community located in the North Stelton area of Piscataway Township from 1915 to 1953.  The gathering will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday October 27, 2017 in the Remigio U. Pane Room.  


Call for Applications: 2018-19 Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Library’s special collections. The award is $1,000 per week (up to four weeks) plus transportation costs.