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3 years ago
Late in the Fall last year, we added some seating to the 2nd Floor Collaboration Space to support the surge of patron activity we always count on around test time. This turned out to be very popular, and our 2nd floor is usually packed to capacity. This semester, the space got an aesthetic upgrade: out with the plain conference seating, and in with the new Matt Taylor "Node" desks. The new furniture was designed by our recent Artist-in-Residence, Matt Taylor, and was fabricated by woodworker
As a part of my graduate assistantship with EdLab, I am researching and imagining possibilities for the creation of a play space for young children in the Learning Theater. "Read more" to check out all of the pretty pictures and thoughts we have so far. If you have any fun ideas to share, please let me know!
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! I am sad to say this is my last Tiny Book with EdLab.  BUT I am happy to present this tiny treasure from 1840!  It is a handwritten diary/scrapbook with a furry surprise at the end! Thank you all for such an incredible experience at EdLab. It has truly been a learning experience! (Don't worry, my last day is Thursday!) Please stay in touch lederman.alex@gmail.com or @ladythisandthat
Hello! So sorry for the hiatus, but #TinyBookTuesday is back! Today we have Fighting published in 1849 by the American Sunday-School Union. This tiny treasure was published in Philadelphia, PA.
4 years ago
We've just installed August's book collection in the Everett News Cafe, which features 32 of the English-language books found in Osama Bin Laden's hideout 4 years ago (items found during the raid were declassified in May this year). These micro-collections will change periodically and feature books related to news/current affairs, design or education. If you have any suggestions for future topics, curators or collections, send them my way! All the beautiful design credit goes to
Hello!  So sorry for the hiatus, but we are back this week!  Today we have Fighting published in 1849 by the American Sunday-School Union. This tiny treasure was published in Philadelphia, PA.
Imagine a world where you can tell the Applebee's waitstaff that it is your friend's birthday and they can bring a free cupcake while singing the tune we all know instead of one that is unfortunate. Do you see that world? Librarians at Pitt might be making it possible. Or at least they're rekindling an interesting conversation about copyright.
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Image-Boys, abridged from the French of Rev C. Malan of Geneva. This tiny book was published in 1830 by the American Tract Society at 150 Nassau-Street, New York.
Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Image-Boys, abridged from the French of Rev C. Malan of Geneva. This tiny book was published in 1830 by the American Tract Society at 150 Nassau-Street, New York.