May 8, 2023Recently completed renovations on the Goldfarb mezzanine level have transformed a formerly bleak room into the new Judaica Reading Commons. The space features warm, inviting coloring, a seminar table, comfortable seating and a glassboard (updated white board) intended to encourage collaborative work. Located between the Judaica Reference Room and the main open space at the top of the stairs to the mezzanine, the Judaica Reading Room is designed to encourage a sense of community focused on the resources featured there, and throughout the mezzanine level.
March 17, 2023The Brandeis Library's Research Excellence Prize recognizes students who apply sophisticated information literacy skills to the selection, evaluation and synthesis of sources for a research project. In addition to highlighting exemplary student scholarship, the Award serves to encourage students to engage with library resources and make use of library services. Each prize is for $250
February 28, 2023The library is happy to announce that we have several new resources that are now accessible through OneSearch, including new science and climate journals.
February 8, 2023Over the February 3 - 5 weekend the Brandeis Library housed the 6th annual DeisHacks. Hosted by the Brandeis MakerLab partnered with the Brandeis International Business School, this year's DeisHacks was a 48-hour hybrid competition targeted at real-world solutions - made possible by the Perlmutter Institute for Global Business Leadership and the Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center.
January 17, 2023Deishacks is Brandeis University's not-for-profit Hackathon! It's a 48 hour hackathon from Feb. 3-5-- and there's no technical experience necessary. What makes Deishacks special is what the teams of students competing work on: developing real world solutions to real-world problems.
January 13, 2023A few months back, Peter Rothstein ‘66 approached the library with an offer of six historic prints by Roman Vishniac, the iconic photographer of pre-World War II Jewish life in eastern Europe.
December 9, 2022As we approach finals period, the Library is here to support you. Stop by the library between December 6 and December 19 to destress and unwind at the library's Community Care and Comfort events.
November 17, 2022Want to make something to save the planet? Apply now for an Environmental Benefit Maker in Residence grant! $500 funding available to selected projects.
November 16, 2022In celebration of I Am Global Week, Brandeis Library is highlighting our non-English recreational reading materials and databases with content from all over the world.
November 15, 2022November is Native American Heritage Month, and this month the library is highlighting our resources and collections about our nation’s original Indigenous peoples.
October 17, 2022
October is upon us which means...SPOOKY SEASON is here! Check out our Halloween display on Farber Level 1.
October 12, 2022
In honor of LGBTQ+ History Month, the Library is featuring several relevant resources.
September 27, 2022
The International Business School and Brandeis Library have partnered together to provide online access to The Wall Street Journal to current Brandeis students, faculty, and staff through a subscription paid for by the International Business School.
September 22, 2022
Just in time for Brandeis' 75th anniversary, the university receives a remarkable trove of Brandeis family artifacts and ephemera including handwritten letters to and from political luminaries, photos, an exquisite fountain pen, and even a personal 1941 telegram from Franklin D. Roosevelt.
September 19, 2022
Observed annually from September 15 to October 15, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the history, heritage, contributions, and diversity of the American Latinx community. University Archives and Special Collections is home to a range of materials documenting the experiences of Latinx students at Brandeis, and taking the opportunity to highlight them over the next month.
September 12, 2022
Visit the library's collaborative display in the café area of Farber 1, highlighting resources on Sexual Health and Wellness from the library's collections and from our health and wellness partners on campus.
September 5, 2022
Join us at the Library for a voter registration event on September 15th, and an Absentee Jamboree on October 13th, and prepare to get out the vote this election year!
August 29, 2022
After a whole summer's worth of work, the Library unveiled our new, redone service points on Goldfarb 1 at the start of Fall semester.
July 15, 2022
To recognize students who apply exemplary library research skills, Brandeis Library awards Research Excellence Prizes and has selected the 2022 prize winners from a pool of outstanding student submissions. Congratulations to this year’s winners!
June 15, 2022
Check out our staff recommendations for summer books, movies, and television, now on Farber 1!
June 10, 2022
Brandeis Library is excited to announce that we have acquired a number of new resources and journals to help your research.
May 31, 2022
Look back on the inaugural class of Brandeis students, celebrating their 70th reunion this year!
Current Annual Report
The 2020-2021 annual report details the Library's continuation of services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, and more!
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