Dr. Bethany McLemore Stewart has been selected as the Music Liason Librarian for the Baylor Libraries. She will transition from her current position with the Oral History Association on January 3, 2023.
On Friday, December 1, Laura Morrell will join the Baylor Libraries as their new Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian.
Project explores Waco community memory, associations around brutal 1916 lynching and 1953 tornado
Baylor University Information Technology Services invites all faculty and staff to explore the new Bing Chat Enterprise service, which is powered by Microsoft and most easily accessible using Microsoft’s Edge web browser.
On Wednesday, November 8, at Noon, Dr. Felipe Hinojosa will interview Dr. João Chaves about his recent publication, “Migrational Religion: Context and Creativity in the Latinx Diaspora” (Baylor Press, 2021), as part of Baylor University’s ongoing Readers Meet the Author Series. The conversation, presented by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the President, will be held on the first floor of Moody Memorial Library in the Schumacher Flex Commons. The event is free and will be hosted in person and livestreamed via Zoom Webinar. Light refreshments and a book signing with Dr. Chaves will follow the conversation.
Michaela Kufová presents the 2023 Keston Fall Lecture, "War, Music, and Dissonance: A Czechoslovak Case Study," on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 3:30 p.m. at the Armstrong Browning Library & Museum on the campus of Baylor University. Light refreshments and conversation follow the lecture, and a livestream of the event via Zoom Webinar is available. This event is free and open to the public.
On Friday, October 20, at 3:00 p.m. the Armstrong Browning Library & Museum is honored to host Dr. Kristen Pond, associate professor of English and the Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies, as she presents the 2023 Benefactors Day lecture, “It's Okay to Talk to Strangers: Charles Dickens and Charlotte Brontë on Enchanting Encounters." Dr. Pond’s lecture is available both in person and via Zoom Webinar. A Q&A and reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public, and CAE credit is available to students who attend in person.
The 2023-2024 Readers Meet the Author series begins on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 12:15 p.m. on the first floor of Moody Memorial Library in the Schumacher Flex Commons. Dr. Greg Garrett, professor of English and the Carole McDaniel Hanks Chair in Literature and Culture, will discuss his recently published novel, “Bastille Day” (Paraclete Press, 2023).
Greg Garrett, the Carole Ann McDaniel Hanks Chair of Literature & Culture at Baylor University, and Robert P. Jones, president and founder of Public Religion Research Institute, will converse about race, history, and James Baldwin at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5 in the Schumaker Flex Commons on the first floor of Moody Memorial Library on the campus of Baylor University. This event is free, open to the public, and will also be broadcast via Zoom Webinar. A light reception and book signing will follow.
TOLD project seeks to identify oral history collections across Texas
Dr. Jon Singletary will converse about his recently released “Leadership by the Number: Using the Enneagram to Strengthen Educational Leadership” (Jossey-Bass, 2023) and hold a book signing at Moody Memorial Library Sept. 21, 2023, at 6 p.m. Meghan Becker, director of Student Care and Well-Being at Baylor University will interview Dr. Singletary. Light refreshments will be served during the book signing.
Dr. Kristen Pond, Associate Professor of English at Baylor University, has been selected as the seventh Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies at the Armstrong Browning Library & Museum.
Materials from St. James United Methodist Church, founded in 1874, greatly expand Baylor’s holdings of Waco-related African American archival collections
Newby will provide interdisciplinary leadership, research and scholarship efforts associated with the Black Gospel Music Preservation Project, among others duties
Former British Ambassador Roland H. Smith CMG, member of the British Diplomatic Service from 1967 to 2002 and Vice Chair of the Keston Institute Council of Management, died unexpectedly at his home in Worthing on June 15, 2023.
As students wrap-up final papers and projects and begin preparing for exams, the Baylor Libraries and HelpDesk+ are, as always, ready with people, resources, and spaces that inspire success.
Kevin A. Morrison, professor of British Literature at Henan University, will present his lecture on Robert Browning’s 1855 poem, The Guardian Angel: A Picture at Fano, exploring how Browning "refined his sensory alertness to and perceptual engagement with historical materiality."
The Baylor Libraries host Henan University Professor of British Literature Kevin A. Morrison as he explores the background of Robert Browning’s poem, “The Guardian Angel: A Picture at Fano,” for the 2023 Browning Day lecture.
The Baylor Libraries host a conversation with Texas State Library and Archives Commission Director and Librarian Gloria Meraz and Texas Library Association President Mary Woodard on their journeys in education and librarianship, the current state of libraries in Texas, and the future of Texas libraries.
Legendary gospel music singer and songwriter Andrae Crouch will be featured at a series of free concerts, panels and presentations as part of the 2023 Pruit Memorial Symposium, "My Tribute: The Life and Legacy of Andrae Crouch," March 15-18, 2023. Crouch, who died in 2015, is among the most significant gospel artists of all time and was instrumental in creating both contemporary gospel and praise and worship music. He received Oscars and Grammy awards, recorded with Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder and others, sold millions of recordings, and toured the world with his group, the Disciples.
Keston Institute (UK) Chair Xenia Dennen will present the Keston Spring Lecture, “Irina Ratushinskaya: Triumph of the Spirit,” on Friday, February 24, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. in Room 104 in Moody Memorial Library on the Baylor University campus. A brief reception and conversation will follow. This event is free and open to the public.
British poet and writer Fiona Sampson curated an online exhibit, "Writing and Responsibility: Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Poetics" which grew out of her digital fellowship with the Armstrong Browning Library & Museum.
Due to the efforts of a group of dedicated students, staff, and faculty, Moody and Jones Libraries and Starbucks remained open while the university transitioned to remote instruction and telework.
Amigos Library Services is making a first of its kind investment in increasing the capacity of its 500+ library members by implementing a multi-year partnership with talent management platform Skilltype.
Free online resources, a collaboration between The Texas Collection and Institute for Oral History, illuminate local history
The Texas Library Coalition for United Action (TLCUA) announced today that they have concluded negotiations with Elsevier and that all TLCUA members have signed or are finalizing new agreements for subscription journal access.
The Baylor Libraries are proud to announce Dr. Elizabeth Rivera as Baylor’s new University Archivist.
Jenny Bolech, who has served with the Baylor Libraries since 2009, has accepted a newly created position as Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian. She will transition to this new role on December 1, 2022.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2022) – Deborah Logan, Ph.D., professor emerita of English at Western Kentucky University, will present “Harriet Martineau: Spirit of the Victorian Age” at Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library and Museum and online via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, as part of ABL’s annual Benefactors Day celebration.
On Tuesday, November 15, Duo is getting a new look and some new functionality. The new look is streamlined and provides a simplified user experience. As part of the update, we are adding Verified Duo Push when accessing Baylor's Microsoft 365, Ignite, and BearWeb services. With Verified Duo Push, after you Accept a push notification from these systems, you will receive a 6-digit code that must then be entered to verify that the person requesting access is actually logging into the system. To learn more about these changes, visit baylor.edu/helpdesk/duo
Dr. Deborah Logan, professor emerita of English from Western Kentucky University, will present, “Harriet Martineau: Spirit of the Victorian Age” at Armstrong Browning Library & Museum on the campus of Baylor University and online via Zoom on Nov. 17 at 3:30 p.m. as part of their annual Benefactors Day celebration.
The Armstrong Browning Library & Museum will welcome Baylor alumni, family, and other friends for Homecoming tours on Friday, October 21, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be available.
The Baylor Libraries will host several events during Homecoming on October 21 and October 22
This fall, the Armstrong Browning Library & Museum is hosting “Mythic Women: Archetypal Symbology in ‘Fifine at the Fair,'” an exhibition exploring the topics of sexual desire, social class, and the male objectification of women in Robert Browning’s 1872 poem “Fifine at the Fair.”
Baylor alumna and author Aurelia Davila Pratt will introduce her new book, “A Brown Girl's Epiphany: Reclaim Your Intuition and Step into Your Power,” and hold a book signing at Moody Memorial Library Oct. 18, 2022, at 6 p.m., as the first presenter in the Baylor Libraries Author Series.
The Texas Collection, located in Carroll Library, is home to “Becoming the Bears: A Snapshot into Baylor’s Mascots” until the end of this semester. Students, faculty and visitors can travel through time with the bear mascots through photographs, memorabilia and visual aids.
The Baylor Libraries are pleased to announce the appointment of Millicent Weber as a Data Science Librarian on their Research and Engagement team. Weber is currently a Ph.D. student in Applied Psychology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Her dissertation research explores job stress, burnout, and turnover among academic librarians.
Art and music intertwine in the latest exhibit at the Martin Museum of Art, which features abstract paintings paired with music from multiple famous composers provided by the Baylor School of Music and Baylor Libraries.
A collaboration between the University Libraries and the University Writing Center offers students pre-submission review of papers, reports
The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society at Baylor University and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame present “Afghanistan: The Next Chapter” on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 3:00 pm CDT.
The Baylor Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Semrau as their new Humanities Librarian on September 1, 2022.
Ezra Choe is joining us in August at the Baylor Libraries as the new Theology & Philosophy Librarian.
On Sunday, May 15, the Starbucks at Moody Library will close for the summer for renovations. The Starbucks at the Baylor Sciences Building and Common Grounds in the SUB will be open.
New Oral History Database Seeks Collection Information from Institutions Statewide to Create First-Ever Texas Oral History Locator Database
Access to Webex and BigBlueButton within Canvas will end at the end of the spring term. Microsoft Teams and Zoom will serve as Baylor's videoconferencing solutions moving forward.
Baylor is known for its beautiful campus, rigorous academic programs, and Christian mission, but one aspect that sets it apart is its people. The Libraries remember Dr. Sue Margaret Hughes, a former library director who left a lasting mark on the Baylor Libraries.
On Friday, April 8, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. CDT in the Hankamer Treasure Room of Armstrong Browning Library, Dr. Mark Sandy, Professor of English, Durham University (UK) and Armstrong Browning Library Three-Month Research Fellow, will present, "She hath a Spell Beyond Her Name: Byron's Poetic Reflections on Venice, Subjectivity, and Temporality." This event is free and open to the public and will be livestreamed on Zoom.
Professor Deborah A. Logan, professor emerita of Victorian literature at Western Kentucky University, recently gifted Baylor's Armstrong Browning Library and Museum with her personal Harriet Martineau collection. This donation includes over 100 volumes that will fuel future research for visiting scholars.
Beginning on Thursday, March 24, the Starbucks Coffee located in Moody Memorial Library will be open until midnight on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Dr. Stephen Norris, the Walter E. Havighurst Professor of History and Director of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at Miami University in Ohio, will examine the changing ways Soviet and post-Soviet film directors attempted to articulate the meanings of the Battle of Stalingrad (1942) and the impact these films had in Russia in each era. This event is free and open to the public. Baylor CAE credit is available for the MLC World Cinema Series Selection, Stalingrad (2013).