Add a visit to the oldest library in the world (recently restored) to your bucket list!
The library at the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morroco, was founded by a Muslim woman and opened its doors in 859. Read more …
We have a new Librarian of Congress! On July 16, the Senate approved the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden to serve as the 14th Librarian of Congress. She is a past president of ALA (American Library Association), the first female, and the first African American to lead the Library of Congress. Dr. Hayden is also the first professional librarian to be confirmed in more than 60 years. Cool.
2016-17 Campus Read Finalists! Read them and let the committee know what you think. The selection will be announced this fall. All are available at the BSC Library — check them out!
Blind Your Ponies by Gordon Stanley West
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Redeployment by Phil Klay (2014 National Book Award winner)
Stiff: the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
The Walk Across North Dakota by Jeremy Bold, Gwendolyn Hoberg, Richard Hoberg, and Bruce Ringstrom
Check out the new eBooks in the Beyond Library Walls Digital Collection!
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Shakespeare’s First Folio is coming to the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck, July 6-31!
Only 233 copies of this first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays exist. This is a RARE opportunity to see it.
To get the most out of the exhibit, we invite you to brush up on your Shakespeare. We have numerous resources in the BSC Library collection. Check them out!
Note: This image from the First Folio is from the Library’s Britannica ImageQuest database.