I’ve always wanted to take part in the Great Rare Books Bake Off and this year I seized my chance just in time for my favorite time of year: Soup Season. I knew I wanted a comfy soup that I could (hopefully) enjoy for a few nights while it’s been rainy and cold here inContinue reading “Windsor Milk Soup”
In honor of October being Archives Month, I wanted to go over all the ways and places you can interact with our collections. There are multiple ways you can visit the archives at FSU. You don’t need an appointment, you don’t need to be doing deep research, and you don’t even have to come toContinue reading “Interacting with the Archives”
We decided we would tell you a little about ourselves and the work we do in Special Collections and Archives. I am Dianna Bradley and I have been assisting in Special Collections and Archives for a little over 4 years now. I am a cataloger at FSU Libraries and work on managing our records, includingContinue reading “Introductions and the Medial S/f”
In Dark Archives: A Librarian’s investigations into the science and history of books bound in human skin, Megan Rosenbloom covers her journey into researching and finding anthropodermic books tucked away in the archives and private collections across the world.
As classes get started, syllabi are passed out, and projects are being scheduled; we have a few tips for preparing for your future visits to the Special Collections and Archives research spaces on campus. A few things you can do ahead of your visit now, and a few extra steps once you get into theContinue reading “Preparing for a visit to FSU Special Collections and Archives”