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Rare Books
Collection illuminates lives of early modern nuns
Published Nov 4, 2019
The Women of the Book Collection offers a rare look into what it was like to be a woman between 1460 and 1800
Ballroom glitz
Published Oct 14, 2019
Performers battled, catwalked, and vogued at the George Peabody Library, a grand venue for an event that honored the nearly century-old tradition of the ballroom community
Liz Mengel makes sure you have the books you need
Published April 9, 2019
Here's how 20,000-plus books end up on the shelves of the Sheridan Libraries each year
Edible Books Festival
Behind the buttercream
Published April 3, 2019 Photos
Some of the book-loving bakers at the Sheridan Libraries' annual event tell us how they created their tasty cakes and captured fine details in frosting
Erasmus unredacted
Published Winter 2018
It will take a team of conservators, data scientists, and even an astrophysicist to find out what's written on the Red Cyprian's paint-slathered pages / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Seeing Robert Wilson plain
Published Winter 2018
Hopkins is home to the bookseller's obsessively collected cache of Gertrude Stein books and ephemera / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sheridan Libraries
Historic photos now available online
Published April 26, 2018
Photographs, slides, and portraits made available through the Ferdinand Hamburger University Archives
JHU Press to digitize more than 200 out-of-print books
Published April 10, 2018
Project supported by $200K grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities
Sheridan Libraries
Literature-inspired creations take the cake
Published April 9, 2018
What if a book could nourish the body as well as the soul?
Special Collections
Century-old selfies
Published March 7, 2018
Two undergrads create exhibit of historical African-American photos found in JHU's Special Collections