Our COVID-19 zine collection was profiled in an NPR podcast and in librarianship's premier trade journal, Library Journal.
Barnard Archives student workers are shining a spotlight on some our awesome alums! Learn more about Maria Hinojosa ’84 - and keep a lookout for buttons of her when we return to campus."
Welcome to the June 2020 issue of @barnlib. BLAIS full-time staff are working from as far north as Vermont and as far south as Georgia. From our homes to yours...enjoy!
Jill served as our Visiting STEM Librarian this academic year; her last day at BLAIS was May 29, 2020.
Ruby Mastrodimos '18, the Sloate Media Center Post-Baccalaureate fellow, directed and edited a music video for Long Neck's new album "World's Strongest Dog."
We're adding zines to our COVID-19 collection about the greater implications of festivals like Coachella being canceled, quarantine life, fantasizing about life after quarantine, the massive scope of the coronavirus, how to upcycle food waste, annoying neighbors, giving up shaving body hair because of social isolation, a small moment of connection with a stranger, and despite being in a privileged position, being overwhelmed with feelings.
Edwidge Danticat ’90 is a celebrated and internationally renowned author known for her fearlessness and innovation in writing. A jack of all trades, Danticat’s career spans success in criticism, translation, literature, and film.
Melanie Hibbert, Interim Co-Dean of BLAIS and Director of IMATS and the Media Center, will lead a webinar how our library and academic centers quickly transitioned to offering online services.
Suze Myer BC '16 was interviewed in the spring 2020 issue of Barnard Magazine.
Congratulations Mick Powell and the Survived and Punished Collective. Each year, the Barnard Library recognizes two scholars with a $2,500 award to subsidize research in the Barnard Archives, Barnard Zine Library, and this year for the first time, the Media Center [link each unit]. This year's winners are Mick Powell and the Survived and Punished Collective.
We added zines about quarantine rituals, the view from the kitchen window, missing and not missing the outside world, boredom, and mindfulness practices.
We added COVID-19 zines about staying home, anxiety shopping, shopping anxiety, political rage, sharing snack bounty, food fantasies, boredom, Easter memories, and how childhood poverty and trauma affect a person in time of crisis.
We asked @barnlib student staff to share how and what they're doing since we went online in March and invited them to upload a photo of themselves or one that represents this time period for them.
The Barnard Zine Librarian is Zooming into three Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy (BELA) ethnic studies classes taught by Sara Yukimoto-Saltman to kick off their unit on zines.
Take part in the critical journaling series from the CEP and if you would like, you can share your journal entries with the CEP.
Barnard Archives student workers are shining a spotlight on some our awesome alums! Learn more about Alyssa Mt. Pleasant - and keep a lookout for buttons of her when we return to campus
We're adding zines about anti-Asian racism and the model minority myth, parenting kids and being away from your aging parents during quarantine, social closeness, missing people and things while maxing out on mass media, missing one's bagelry, taking responsibility for complicity, migrant farmworkers' conditions during the coronavirus, a mother's sexy self, and having hope for the future.