Student Mines Cornelius Ryan Collection for New Research

When World War II history enthusiast Seth Givens first became acquainted with OHIO Libraries’ Cornelius Ryan Collection as an undergraduate student, he felt awestruck. His excitement was understandable — he had just encountered about 21,000 primary sources that war correspondent-turned-author Cornelius Ryan had gathered while writing several books about World War II, including “The Longest […]

All The World’s A Stage: Shakespeare and His World on Display

As you enter Alden Library on the 4th floor, follow Orlando’s love letters to Rosalind and you will find our Exhibit “All The World’s A Stage” with a look at Shakespeare’s world in 1599 England, when he penned “As You Like It.”   In Shakespeare’s world under the 45-year reign of Queen Elizabeth I, we […]