Cambridge University Library, which long thought it had misplaced the cultural treasures, has now made a public appeal for information on their whereabouts. The local police have notified Interpol.
The discovery suggests that “Principia” had a stronger impact on Enlightenment science than previous research suggested.
Amid a pandemic and QAnon conspiracies, this librarian is focused on facts.
After months of delays and a lawsuit, the statewide ban on the single-use bags is being enforced. Paper bags are now 5 cents.
“Dark Archives,” by Megan Rosenbloom, a librarian at U.C.L.A., traces the history of the controversial practice and considers what we should do with such books today.
The new International Library for Fashion Research in Oslo, the brainchild of a fashion odd couple, has very big ambitions.
(Yes, I actually prayed that he not be too young for me.)
They are among our last trusted institutions. Expanding early voting at local branches may be our best hope for a trusted outcome.
Meet the grad student with a killer wardrobe who digs in the archives and takes the gems to Twitter.
The library, in Springfield, Ill., said Black community leaders who previewed it feared parts of the traveling exhibition, created 15 years ago, were outdated and lacked context.
Thirty years on, the Americans With Disabilities Act has reshaped the way designers and the public have come to think about equity, civil rights and American architecture. But it’s only a start.
Yale has acquired a renowned private collection relating to the abolitionist and orator, including rarely seen family scrapbooks that offer a window onto his complicated private life.
The board chair of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh said the thefts “will forever raise doubts about the security of all future charitable donations, particularly to the Carnegie Library.”
A Virginia school district, determined not to let a pandemic keep students from their summer reading, is delivering books to students via the drone company run by Alphabet.
Safely lending books is just the beginning. Libraries are figuring out everything from how to remain welcoming spaces to how to respond to changing reader behavior.
Britain’s National Collection of Type Cultures, a library of human bacterial pathogens, turned 100 this year.
Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette and Wiley accused the nonprofit of piracy for making over 1 million books free online.
To stay true to their mission during the coronavirus pandemic, libraries should offer more digital services.
The library has acquired Graham’s archive, filling a significant gap in the story of early modern dance in America.
“Missing Sounds of New York,” an album from the New York Public Library, recreates the everyday soundtrack many have been missing since March.
The process of making tengujo is fairly simple, but the nearly transparent product that results is almost magical.
The first Native American to hold the position, Harjo will be developing an interactive map of contemporary Native poets.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether you’re helping more people by having goods delivered or by going to the store yourself — and more.
How I found hope in a stranger’s set of keys during the coronavirus shutdown.
Eight of the 10 titles identified in the American Library Association’s annual ranking of the most frequently banned or protested books featured L.G.B.T.Q. subject matter.