The Rare Books Division hosted two events for the Movable Book Society’s 2012 conference, held in Salt Lake City. Sixty participants from around the world attended these events.
Kim Mangun, assistant professor, Department of Communication, writes an excellent article exploring the role of technology in teaching, learning, and experiencing history in the modern world.
In this article she recounts her own experiences with history and technology. One example is an adventure she shares with Luise Poulton, Rare Books Managing Curator, when they try to attend an exclusive showing of the new motion picture, Lincoln.
Check out some of the exciting rare books news reported in the J. Willard Marriott Library’s newsletter, Inspirations Fall 2012.
Snowsports Builder, Greg Thompson
Best of State, Special Collections
Rare Book Featured in National Exhibition
Edward Abbey Collections Is Major Donation to Special Collections
Fighting Words: American Revolutionary War Pamphlets was a featured article in the Daily Utah Chronicle, the University of Utah’s student newspapers.
“Conner said. “Everybody has learned about the revolution — seeing the real documents makes it more alive for students, for anybody who looks at it.'”