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Neil Weijer

The Learning and Labor of the Blind

A new exhibit explores the history of tactile printing, or printing in raised type for the blind, before the widespread adoption of Braille.

Holiday Hours

Smathers Library will be closed from Monday, December 25th through Monday, January 1st.

Cities of Slaughter

The translation of a famous Hebrew poem, half a world away from the events it described, layered new meanings on familiar fears.


A new digital project offers a delicious way to search historical newspapers.