Special Collections

Pride in NYC

Building upon the motto, “New York is my campus, Fordham is my school,” New York City is home to the historic Stonewall Inn and a vibrant LGBTQ+ population. As the city comes alive with rainbow flags, parades, and parties, it’s also an excellent time to explore the rich libraries and archives that preserve and promote the history and culture of the LGBTQ+ community. Read this blog post to find out more!

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Hidden Gems of the Library- The Maps in the Reference Room

It’s no secret that the University Libraries has a vibrant and diverse collection. But what else lurks within the illusive library walls? In this series, “Hidden Gems of the Library,” we’ll take you behind the scenes and beyond the stacks, revealing the University Libraries’ most clandestine attributes, and highlight its often overlooked treasures.

To start, let’s take a look at the maps along the walls of the Walsh Library Reference Room.

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Walsh25: Walsh Library Turns 25

This year marks a monumental milestone for the William D. Walsh Family Library, as it has been one quarter of a century since the building first opened its doors in the Fall of 1997. There is no better way to commemorate this historic birthday of our beloved building than by launching the library-wide campaign – Walsh25!

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Fordham Libraries Join JSTOR Open Community Collections

The Fordham University Libraries is thrilled to announce that three of our digital collections have been added to the web-accessible JSTOR Community Collections. Anyone and everyone with an internet connection will be able to view these collections, regardless of their affiliation with Fordham University. Inclusion in JSTOR will expand the impact of Fordham’s digital resources well beyond our immediate community, as well as increase our standing as a research library!

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Dorothy Day: Saint or Sinner?

Dorothy Day was a bohemian social activist and anarchist who did not abandon these liberal beliefs after she converted to Catholicism. Were her beliefs too radical to be considered for canonization? Read here to discover more and find out how Day’s legacy has been intertwined with Fordham University.

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