Pick of the Week, Sept. 18: Learning to read Tamil numbers

Can you read the text on this page? Neither can I!¬† But it’s one of many foreign-language Bibles in our Special Collections that I’ve had to catalog.¬† Back in the early 19th century, the British Foreign and Bible Society was hard at work on its goal of translating the Bible into as many foreign languages … Read more

Nigerian library professor visits Olin Library

Olin Library staff members recently had the pleasure to meet Bunmi Alegbeleye, Professor of ¬†Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, while he recently visited Olin Library as a guest of Michaelle Biddle, Collections Conservator and Head of Preservation Services. He also met with Digital Projects Librarian Francesca Livermore and received … Read more