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Presenting “Digitization Exemplars”: a new resource for SUL staff and our collaborators

Digital Library Systems and Services (DLSS) has published a new reference resource about the work we produce in digitization services: Digitization Exemplars. This exhibit features an array of examples of each of the kinds of materials that we digitally reformat in our various labs.

Crossing arches, Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice

Exploring Alessandro Grandi's 1625 Celesti Fiori

January 20, 2023
by Ray Heigemeir

Guest blogger: Zachary Haines

In 1619, there was a great theft in the city of Venice. Over the course of two to three years in St. Mark’s Basilica, a singer named Leonardo Simonetti likely heard and sang the beautiful music of his colleague, Alessandro Grandi. In secret, Simonetti acquired the drafts of these songs and edited them into a collection of motets which were then printed under the title Celesti Fiori.

Bradley Strauss and Christian Guallpa processing the Department of Economics collection

New additions to the Department of Economics records available for research!

January 10, 2023
by Hanna Ahn

Early in 2022, the University Archives was contacted by the Department of Economics regarding a recently unearthed trove of historical documents which had been tucked away in a storage closet for many decades. University Archivist Josh Schneider and Assistant University Archivist Hanna Ahn went to investigate, and were ecstatic to find that the files and notebooks inside those dusty boxes were indeed related to the early history of the department!

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