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Writing for Wadewitz: An Adrianne Wadewitz Memorial Edit-a-Thon

This is part of a global event to memorialize eighteenth-century scholar and Wikipedian Dr. Adrianne Wadewitz, who died suddenly in April. This loss has deeply affected Wikipedia and the academic world. Her work is recognized internationally as helping to encourage … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events for April

The semester is more than half way over, but the Watts Program still has a lot to offer this spring. Whether you prefer talks, workshops, films, or book collecting prizes, there is sure to be something here to strike your … Continue reading

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Geographies: New England Book Work

Originally posted on New England GBW:
The New England Chapter of The Guild of Book Workers (NEGBW) is pleased to announce a multi-state book exhibition, Geographies: New England Book Work.  The exhibit opened March 3, 2014 at the Rhode Island…

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Happy #ShelfieDay

Although there’s often not much time for it among my many duties in coordinating the Watts Program, I always strive to carve out a few minutes each day to check the program’s twitter page and see what types of conversations … Continue reading

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RARI Kick-Off on January 26, 2014!

RI Center for the Book January 26th 2-4:30pm Providence Public Library 150 Empire StreetProvidence, RI 02903 Screening of the documentary Google and the World Brain followed by a discussion led by RISD Professor Benjamin Shaykin. Cost: $20 (includes a copy … Continue reading

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January 27| Watts Program Open Meeting

Monday, January 27th 6:00 pm Hillel Meeting Room FREE PIZZA!

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Summer Fellowship Opportunity for Undergraduates

The Library of Congress has announced today applications are now open for their Junior Fellows Summer Internships. This unique opportunity offers 10-weeks of intensive library experience and a $3000 living stipend. “The focus of the program is on increasing access … Continue reading

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Announcing Next Semester’s Theme: “The Future of Books”

The Future of Books–Past and Present Lately it seems like everywhere we look, we find stories about the decline of print media and a future consisting of digital scans, ubiquitous screens and thoughts expressed in 140 characters or less. A … Continue reading

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Check out the Watts Flickr Page

If you’ve never visited it before, now more than ever is a good time to visit the Watts Program Flickr page. Started last year, the page contains photo sets from Watts program events from November 2012 up to the present. … Continue reading

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External Biblio Events for November

November 6th, 5:30 pm: Angela Lorenz ’87 Discusses her art books and the creative process  In this event sponsored by the Brown BookStore, Angela Lorenz will present on her career of creating fascinating folding art books. Her latest is Mansion of … Continue reading

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