Archive for Thursday, September 28, 2000

KU libraries offer Saturday series

September 28, 2000


"Saturday Mornings at the Library," a new series of workshops that introduce the wide variety of the services and resources available at the Kansas University libraries, is being offered.

Four workshops are planned for the fall and an additional four will be offered in the spring.

The first workshop, "Don't throw it away, it might be history!," will be led by Sheryl Williams, curator of the Kansas Collection and a KU archivist. She will talk about the importance of saving personal and family papers for future historical research. Participants will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kansas Collection in Kenneth Spencer Research Library.

Other sessions include:

Oct. 14: "Preserving your personal collections," 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Stannard Conservation Laboratory, Watson Library.

Nov. 4: "Arm chair traveling on the Web," 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Clark Instruction Center, Watson Library.

Dec. 2: "An abundance of treasure: Rare Books from Linda Hall Library and Spencer Research Library," 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Linda Hall Library, Kansas City, Mo.

The workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is not required, but would be appreciated. To register, call Mary Rosenbloom, External Relations Library, 864-8921, or e-mail

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