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We in Special Collections were delighted last Friday to engage in an international collaborative project to sample DNA from medieval manuscript volumes on parchment from our holdings. We owe the […]

View of Tintern Abbey. From William Gilpin, Observations on the River Wye (London, 1782). Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Katharine Van Arsdale’s recent “Internet review” in the June 2016 issue of College & research library news  of the web-based project “Romantic Circles” (itself celebrating its 20th anniversary this year) reminded us of contributions […]