Author Archives: Jeffrey Makala

About Jeffrey Makala

The Irvin Department of Rare Books & Special Collections is located in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library at the University of South Carolina. The department preserves and makes accessible rare materials and special research collections supporting teaching and research across a wide range of disciplines.

Call for Entries: Student Book Collecting Contest, 2014

 Call for Entries: University Libraries Student Book Collecting Contest, 2014 Submission deadline: May 1, 2014   Entries are invited from students currently enrolled at the University of South Carolina (all campuses) for the University Libraries Student Book Collecting Award, carrying … Continue reading

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Medieval Manuscripts in North Carolina

This is a guest post by Maggie Johnson, a student in “Reading the Medieval Book” sss On 14-15 November undergraduates in Dr. Scott Gwara’s course “Reading the Medieval Book” encountered more than forty medieval manuscripts at UNC’s Wilson Library and … Continue reading

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Our New Exhibition: Art in the Library

Art in the Library: Original Artwork in the Collections of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Open now through early January, 2014.      A special collections library is primarily a repository for printed and manuscript materials. But … Continue reading

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