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Sheridan libraries

Libraries+Museums
Elisabeth Long to lead Sheridan Libraries & University Museums
Published Nov 2, 2022
She joins JHU from the University of Chicago, where she has spent nearly three decades and where she currently oversees digital scholarship services for students and faculty
Library collections
'Women of the Book' exhibit reveals lives of women from 1450-1800
Published Oct 18, 2022
The Sheridan Libraries' collection of nearly 1,000 volumes highlights the lives of early women, with a particular focus on religious and spiritual life
In the stacks
Holding on to Hopkins' history
Published Oct 5, 2022
At the university's Library Services Center, a small but mighty team fields requests about 140 requests per day for more than 2 million archival items
Bearing witness
American Prison Writing Archive moves to Johns Hopkins
Published June 15, 2022
With help from a Mellon Foundation grant, the archive will become the largest digital collection of writings by incarcerated people in the world after it moves to Hopkins
The tell-tale A
Published Spring 2022
Sheet music signed "E.A. Poe" found in the Sheridan Libraries' Special Collections could change what we know about the famous poet. But is it a forgery? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Special Collections
The Tell-Tale A
Published Feb 16, 2022
Sheet music signed "E.A. Poe" found in the Sheridan Libraries' Special Collections could change what we know about the famous poet. But is it a forgery?
Winston Tabb, longtime Sheridan Libraries, to retire
Published Dec 22, 2021
Tabb, who joined JHU in 2002, has guided the university's libraries through a period of significant digital transition and made key additions to the Special Collections
A rare item, with a twist
Published Winter 2020
Johns Hopkins undergraduates were able to get hands-on research experience—even while learning virtually—by recreating a 17th-century paper supercomputer. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
The unsung mapmakers
Published Oct 5, 2020
The Johns Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard requires an array of behind-the-scenes expertise from staff at multiple divisions, selflessly working at all hours. Here's their story.
Libraries
Hopkins libraries resume Borrow Direct
Published Sept 21, 2020
After being on hiatus since March, the popular borrowing and lending service is back