Category: digitizing projects

  • Green Green — It’s Green, They Say

    Posted on Aug 26th

    In celebration of the lush landscapes of summer, and with a nod to the first track of the The New Christy Minstrel’s […]

  • Aldo Leopold’s “Sand County Almanac”

    Posted on Mar 8th

    This weekend’s community reading of Aldo Leopold’s Sand county almanac at the UW-Madison Arboretum prompts us to highlight the rich resources related to […]

  • Snow Supplement

    Posted on Dec 23rd

    Since we in Madison are not destined to have much if any snow this week, enjoying instead temperatures in the upper 30s […]

  • Secrets Reveal’d

    Posted on Dec 11th

    We are delighted to announce that a digital version of our copy of the intriguingly titled Secrets reveal’d — with copious annotations by […]

  • Last Week for Exhibit “On the Sunny Side”

    Posted on Oct 1st

    This will be the last week for our exhibit “On the Sunny Side,” showcasing books, periodicals, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials from […]

  • Image from Kircher’s “Ars magna lucis et umbrae” Featured in New Book

    Posted on Aug 1st

    A large foldout engraving from our copy of Athanasius Kircher’s Ars magna lucis et umbrae, in X. libros digesta, published in Amsterdam […]

  • “Jesuits and Visual Culture”: Center for Early Modern Studies Conference in Special Collections

    Posted on May 4th

    On May 7, 2013, Special Collections will host a full-day session of a conference entitled ” ‘Spiritual Optiks‘: Jesuits and Visual Culture.” This conference, […]

  • Geographies

    Posted on Dec 13th

    For this year’s annual meeting of the History of Science Society, Meridith Beck Sayre and Nicolas Jacobson, graduate students in history of […]

  • Little books of secrets

    Posted on Oct 12th

    Alerted by a reference in William Eamon’s Science and the secrets of nature: Books of secrets in medieval and early modern culture […]