Re: ANN: Rumsey Map Center Newsletter with Live Talks

Salim,
That video tour is very inspirational, and thank you for sharing the mention of your upcoming virtual workshops and talks as well. We're currently re-imagining our space here at the Central Library, and being able to educate, engage, and inspire the way you and your center do is highly motivating!

Best wishes and stay well,
Craig Haggit

Senior Catalog Librarian (and map collection administrator)
Western History and Genealogy Dept.
Denver Public Library

Online Teaching Resources from the Washington Library at Mount Vernon

The Washington Library at Mount Vernon has created a new webpage featuring curated resources from the estate's digital collections and several from our partners for use in online learning, teaching, and research. The page is designed to serve the needs of primary and secondary schools as well as students and faculty at the collegiate level. It is divided into four sections:

Online Teaching Resources from the Washington Library at Mount Vernon

The Washington Library at Mount Vernon has created a new webpage featuring curated resources from the estate's digital collections and several from our partners for use in online learning, teaching, and research. The page is designed to serve the needs of primary and secondary schools as well as students and faculty at the collegiate level. It is divided into four sections:

Lecture Announcement: Prof Sonja Brentjes, Ali al-Sharafi’s nautical atlases and rectangular world map, 19 February 2020, Oxford

Ali al-Sharafi’s nautical atlases and rectangular world map: A 16th-century lingua franca of the Mediterranean & the Black Sea & its translation into a map of Eurasia and Africa

with Professor Sonja Brentjes, Research Scholar, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

 

Time: 5pm - 6.30pm, Wednesday 19 February 2020

Venue: Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Marston Road, Oxford, OX3 0EE

All welcome!

Leventhal Map & Education Center Public Research Fellows in History and Geography, 2020–2021

The Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library is pleased to announce a call for Public Research Fellows in History and Geography for the 2020–2021 academic year.

The Public Research Fellows programs is a pilot initiative of the LMEC, and it is designed to support scholars whose work advances the following two goals:

ANN: Leventhal Map & Education Center Public Research Fellows in History and Geography, 2020–2021 (Boston, MA) (Deadline: March 20, 2020)

The Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library is pleased to announce a call for Public Research Fellows in History and Geography for the 2020–2021 academic year.

The Public Research Fellows programs is a pilot initiative of the LMEC, and it is designed to support scholars whose work advances the following two goals:

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