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December 2019

March 27, 2019 to December 20, 2019
From 1837 to 1901, Queen Victoria ruled a British Empire that grew to span a quarter of the globe and include some 450 million people. Her reign coincided with a period of extraordinary social and technological change—and a revolution in visual culture. Images of Victoria were ubiquitous. Broadsides, weeklies, literary annuals,...

Exhibit | Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation (RBSCP)
March 27, 2019 7:00pm to December 20, 2019 5:00pm

May 25, 2017 to December 31, 2019
Inspired perhaps by Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, scientists have recently developed several ways—some simple and some involving new technologies—to hide objects from view. The latest effort, developed at the University of Rochester, not only overcomes some of the limitations of previous devices, but also uses...

Exhibit | Carlson Science & Engineering Library
May 25, 2017 9:00am to December 31, 2019 9:00am


On May 17, 1963, the University of Rochester inaugurated its sixth president, W. Allen Wallis. In his inaugural address, Wallis invoked the...

News | 09/26/2019

Last year, River Campus Libraries (RCL) economics librarian Kathy Wu had to say, “No” to an undergraduate student. The student...

News | 11/21/2019

While University Libraries’ commitment to acquiring and stewarding robust, diverse collections has never changed, the way work is...

News | 10/31/2019

BIO 204 texbook cover Higher education students taking a biology course that uses Elaine Marieb and Katja Hoehn’s textbook Human Anatomy & Physiology (...

News | 11/21/2019

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