Eureka! How Using Special Collections Can Enhance Your Writing, Publishing, and Research Skills

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 6 pm
Wesley Gallery | 1210 Stanford Drive | Coral Gables, FL 33146 

Special Collections at the Otto G. Richter Library houses an outstanding array of scholarly resources including collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, architectural drawings, prints and other research materials. Special Collections acquires, preserves and provides access to rare and unique scholarly resources. It serves as a scholarly resource for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Miami as well as local, regional, national, and international scholars. But just how does all of this translate into enhancing an individual’s work?

Join the head of Special Collections, Cristina Favretto, and a panel of UM faculty and students on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 for an engaging roundtable, Eureka! How Using Special Collections Can Enhance Your Writing, Publishing, and Research Skills. The panelists will share their experiences using the rare, unique and fascinating materials held in Special Collections at the Otto G. Richter Library. Find out about their discovery process, their new-found enthusiasm for using primary source materials for their research and how using special collections can expand academic success. Speakers include Dr. Renee Fox, Dr. Richard Simpson, and Dr. Ashli White as well as their students.

Light refreshments will be served.