January 27, 2021

Digitization Projects: Bancroft Library to Expand Documentation of Japanese Americans' World War II

From a University of California, Berkeley,  Announcement: The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, has received two grants from the U.S. National Park Service to expand its efforts documenting the World War II era experiences of Japanese Americans. A $50,000 grant will underwrite work by The Bancroft’s Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) to […]

Bancroft Library/UC Berkeley Digitizes 32 Texts From Collection of Popular French Literature, Added to Bibliothèque Bleue Online

From A UC Berkeley Library “Romance Collections News” Post: Thirty-two texts of popular French literature from the Bancroft Library’s collection of Bibliothèque Bleue de Troyes have recently been digitized and added to ARTFL’s Bibliothèque Bleue Online. Hosted by the University of Chicago, the openly accessible database of now 284 separate livrets (booklets) comprises a single […]