Monday, September 14, 2009

Short-Term Research Grants, Princeton University Library

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-
term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research

For more information, or to apply, please go to

Linda Oliveira
Senior Library Secretary
Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library
1 Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544
(609) 258-3155
FAX - (609) 258-2324

October 6: Jewish Theological Seminary Library Open House, New York

Please join JTS library staff on Tuesday, October 6th from 4:30-6 pm on the 5th floor of the Library for an exploration of the High Holidays through our holdings of manuscripts, rare books, broadsides and archival material, as well as our digital collections. The Library’s staff will be on hand to show and discuss with you a choice selection of items from our collection, which is recognized as the greatest Judaica library in the Western hemisphere. You will also have the opportunity to visit our state-of-the-art conservation lab. If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP to Hector Guzman at

As part of the Seminary’s festivities, please stay for dinner in one of our beautiful sukkot.

We are located at 3080 Broadway and 122nd street, accessible by the 1 train and the M4 and M104 buses.

We look forward to seeing you on October 6th.

Sarah Diamant
Administrative Librarian for Special Collections

Friday, September 4, 2009

David Stern: "Through the Pages of the Past" Lecture at the Newberry Library, Chicago, November 5, 2009

The Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies
History of the Book Lectures

with co-sponsorship by the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies

David Stern , University of Pennsylvania
"Through the Pages of the Past: The Jewish Book in Historical Contexts"
5:30 pm, Thursday, November 5, 2009

Advance registration required: e-mail or call 312-255-3514.