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Accepting Applications for Temporary Staff Position at LCDL!

Tue, 2017-01-10 10:50 -- LCDL Staff

The Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) is currently seeking to fill a part-time staff position for a period of approximately six months for the digitization and description of archival materials. Please see the below job description for further detail. Please send a letter of application along with an up-to-date CV to Tyler Mobley at mobleyt@cofc.edu.

DPLA Announces New Primary Source Guides for Teachers

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:05 -- LCDL Staff

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set (100 in all) includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide.

New Collection: The Lucille Hasell Culp Collection - A Celebration of Beaufort, South Carolina

Thu, 2012-01-12 09:23 -- LCDL Staff

"The Lucille Hasell Culp Collection - A Celebration of Beaufort, South Carolina” contains a selection of 300 images, primarily photographic negatives, from the much larger Lucille Hasell Culp Collection. Here one finds selected images of enduring historical value to Beaufort, such as those relating to community and military events, built structures that are no longer extant or greatly altered, iconic architecture, commercial activities, natural vistas, and daily life, 1941 – 1999.

Lecture: Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist

Tue, 2011-10-25 10:13 -- LCDL Staff

The Waring Library Society cordially invites you to attend the Warren A. Sawyer Lecture “Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist” by Dr. Stanley Finger Professor Emeritus, Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri)

Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm Basic Sciences Auditorium at MUSC

A reception will follow at the Wickliffe House This lecture is free and open to the public For more information, please contact the library at 843-792-2288 or waringhl@musc.edu.

The Art of History: A Two-Day Celebration at the College of Charleston in Honor of Peter H. Wood

Mon, 2011-10-17 11:47 -- LCDL Staff

On October 20–21, the College of Charleston’s Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World program, Addlestone Library, and Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will present “The Art of History,” a two-day event honoring Peter Wood.

Activities will begin on Thursday evening at 6:00 in Addlestone Library, room 227, with a screening of Carvalho’s Journey, a work-in-progress by acclaimed filmmaker Steve Rivo.

International conference on preservation of digital information started in Moscow

Mon, 2011-10-03 10:03 -- LCDL Staff

The most topical issues of preservation of digital information will be discussed in Moscow in the international conference, Preservation of Digital Information in the Information Society: Problems and Prospects, which started today. The Conference, organized in the framework of Russian chairmanship in the Intergovernmental Council of the UNESCO Information for All Programme, will continue up to 5 October 2011.

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