Key Acquisitions: Logbooks of the Larkins

The Libraries work with a network of almost 30 dealers in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe to acquire rare works that support York’s mission to pursue, preserve, and disseminate knowledge. E-mail notifications, websites, and virtual fairs have been adopted by booksellers in response to the growth of the Internet and the [...]


Expanding Access Through Collection Building

ACQUIRING MATERIALS that meet the research and creative needs of the community is an important part of the Libraries’ work. Over the past 18 months, York University Libraries have acquired notable collections that provide access to range of voices. Some examples across different areas are the following: African Diaspora 1860-present; Ebony Magazine Archive; Jet Magazine [...]


York archivists host virtual class visit for international development students

Originally published in yFile: York University’s News.
The York University Libraries’ Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (CTASC) hosted its first-ever virtual class visit on May 27 with Professor Miguel Gonzalez’s SOSC 3800 Development Studies Research Methods course, part of the International Development Studies program in the Department of Social Science.
For the past several years, Gonzalez [...]