by Michael Inman, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rare Book Division January 29, 2016
The New York Public Library received a generous grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to scan the globe using 3D imaging technology. The project was undertaken in conjunction with the Lazarus Project, an organization that provides historical researchers access to advanced imaging technology.Read More ›
by Danielle Castronovo, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Jerome Robbins Dance Division January 29, 2016
The Dance Broadside Collection was recently processed and made available to the public. A new exhibit showcasing a few pieces from this collection is now located in the Library for Performing Arts third floor reading room. Read More ›
by Tracy O'Neill, Social Media Curator January 29, 2016
This year you may be prepared to vote but not yet prepared to vote for any candidate in particular. If you find yourself unsure of where to direct your support, there are plenty of resources to help you find your footing.Read More ›
Classification, the basic process of categorization, is simple in theory but becomes complex in practice. At their core these various systems of categorization are simply based on good faith judgments. Whoever organized your local grocery thought: “Cookies seem pretty similar to crackers, I will put them together in the same aisle.”Read More ›
The sense of pride that David Peters feels about his job moving the Library’s materials throughout the city is palpable. He not only delivers books, but also special collections and high valued items. But it’s seeing a child with a library book in hand that really makes his day.