Christina Davis, curator of the Woodberry Poetry Room since 2008, was selected for an artistic residency at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center.
New services. Reference librarians at Countway do not staff a reference desk. Instead we make consultation appointments with library users seeking our services for aid with finding materials, database searching, systematic reviews, and bioinformatics questions.
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America is a special collections library that documents women’s lives in the past and present, for the future. It is a resource for studying and writing about the historical, political, social, religious, economic, and leisure activities of all Americans.
The Center for the History of Medicine (CHoM) at Countway Library has long been an integral member of the Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a collaboration among leading national and international libraries to digitize their historical holdings and render them available and searchable online.
Space, as in most libraries today, is a major concern for the Countway. For the past six months, members of the Collections and Knowledge Management team have been working on plans to compact the onsite collection by removing all of the materials that are now available online and materials carefully selected for their low use.