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The Booth Family Center for Special Collections, which will reopen in March, will allow students to get a hands-on look at Georgetown’s rare book collection, which features books costing up to $1 million.

Library’s Rare Books Excite

Students often mention how Lauinger Library, with its harsh fluorescent lighting and brash cement exterior, is the least inspirational study space. But with the planned opening in March of the Booth Family Center for Special Collections and the November addition of Ethan Henderson, a curator of rare books, that lack[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Renovations Planned for Fifth Floor of Lauinger Library

The Special Collections Research Center at Lauinger Library is slated to undergo major renovations later this year, according to University Librarian Artemis Kirk. The Research Center, located on the fifth floor, contains the university’s archives and art collection, rare books and manuscripts. Kirk said that the plans are still in[Read More…]

by January 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News