University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries launch CurateND

Author: Tara O'Leary

Hesburgh Library

The University of Notre Dame and the Hesburgh Libraries announce the launch of CurateND, a multifaceted research repository and portal designed to manage and preserve Notre Dame research and associated data so that it can be globally discovered, accessed and shared. CurateND will help to illuminate the University’s research mission, elevate the work of faculty and students and further Notre Dame’s impact around the world.

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Notre Dame to renovate Hesburgh Library

Author: Tara O'Leary

Library renovation - Level 1 north view

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library, the University will begin an interior renovation of the iconic building later this month.

Named in honor of President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the Hesburgh Library is the flagship for Notre Dame’s library system, collectively called the Hesburgh Libraries. Grand in both vision and scale, the building is more than 440,000 square feet, stands 14 stories tall and is believed to have been the largest collegiate library of its day.

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Hesburgh Libraries’ Dissertation and Thesis Camp gives graduate students a leg up

Author: Tara O'Leary

Dissertation and Thesis Camp

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Dozens of University of Notre Dame graduate students spent their spring break in the Hesburgh Library at camp — Dissertation and Thesis Camp, to be precise. The week-long immersion into advanced-level research and writing skill development is sponsored by the Hesburgh Libraries, the Graduate School and the University Writing Center.

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Harris Wofford to deliver spring installment of Hesburgh Libraries Lecture Series

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Harris Wofford

Harris Wofford, senior adviser to the Franklin Project of the Aspen Institute, will deliver the final installment of the Hesburgh Libraries Lecture Series for the 2013-2014 academic year at 4 p.m. April 4 (Friday) in the Hesburgh Library William J. Carey Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.

Wofford’s lecture is titled, “Father Hesburgh and Human Rights: His Legacy and Our Bridge to the Future.” This event is free and open to the public. It will be followed immediately by a reception in Special Collections, Room 102 in the Hesburgh Library.

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University of Notre Dame acquires Léon Krier Library and Archives

Author: Tara O'Leary

Léon Krier

The University of Notre Dame announces the acquisition of the Léon Krier Library and Archives. This monumental acquisition will become part of the University’s permanent research collection and serve as the cornerstone for a research center devoted to the study of classical and traditional architecture and urbanism.

Krier is recognized today as one of the world’s most distinguished architects and urbanists. A leading neo-traditional architect and planner, Krier is best known for the development of Poundbury, the New Urban development outside of Dorchester, U.K.

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Hesburgh Libraries launch Center for Digital Scholarship

Author: Tara O'Leary

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The University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries have officially launched the Center for Digital Scholarship, located in the northeast corner on the first floor of its flagship Hesburgh Library building. This launch marks a transformational leap into the future for the Hesburgh Libraries and helps to meet the growing demand for advanced research expertise and digital library services at Notre Dame.

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