December 17, 2018Abbie Hoffman, class of 1959, once said in a rarely-heard interview that he hoped to give his papers to Brandeis University. A recent gift honors Abbie's wish.
December 17, 2018The untitled 12-and-a-half minute 16mm film, a collaboration between Lenny Bruce and the musician “Count” Lewis DePasquale, a friend of the comedian, is a darkly comic, silent account of a down-on-his-luck street newspaper salesman, played by Bruce, with a jazz score, likely by DePasquale.
In an effort to reduce financial hardship on students and improve the user experience, the Brandeis Library has announced new borrowing policies that include eliminated and reduced fines on certain collections and equipment.
The program allows students to pay off their fines with donations of non-perishable food or hygiene items to the Brandeis Food Pantry.
The Brandeis exhibit featured projects made in the MakerLab, Automation Lab and Digital Humanities Lab.
As a member of this program, Brandeis graduate students, faculty, staff and sponsored undergraduates who demonstrate a research need can visit and borrow materials from the seven institutions participating in the pilot.
The Meditation Room is intended for meditation, prayer, mindfulness, and finding a moment of peace. The space features yoga mats, prayer rugs, and zafu meditation cushions.
The room features soft seating, work spaces, a computer terminal and a fantastic view—and it is accessible only to faculty.
We've made searching, signing in, and chatting with a librarian easier with the latest OneSearch update.
The Library is building a new picture book collection located on Goldfarb Level 1. The collection was created in support of the education program and includes a number of award-winning titles.
Brandeis University faculty, students and staff can now access the New York Times Digital Edition through our academic site license provided by the Brandeis Library.
The Brandeis University campus comprises roughly 100 individual buildings. Blueprints and architectural drawings of these buildings must be retained for as long as each building exists. A single building can have dozens or more associated drawings, as the drawings typically describe specific sections or systems within a building.
Attention all students! Are you artistic? Do you like books? Submit your art to “Inspired by the Book: A Library Art Competition” (part of the Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts).
A little-known fact is that a great deal of work goes into maintaining the rich collection of books we have here in the Brandeis Library. Our Preservation Department repairs hundreds of books every year.
Bruce Davidson’s East 100th Street disappeared from the Brandeis Library in 1973. It would not return for several decades. Then one day in 2015, the book arrived back at the Library with a note from the former student who had held onto it for 42 years.