Library Exhibits

Binghamton University Libraries showcase exhibitions each semester in order to increase awareness of the Libraries' rich and varied collections, services, and events, as well as promote University wide activities.

To view past Library Exhibits visit the Previous Library Exhibits webpage.

The Library Exhibits Committee encourages requests and suggestions for exhibits. Decisions for accepting an exhibit proposal are based on whether it meets the Exhibit Guidelines as well as on space, staffing, and funding considerations. 


Windows in The Sea :  The Life and Work of Marion C. Link - Featuring the AR Magic Book

Marion C. Link exhibitVisit the second floor mezzanine of the Glenn G. Bartle Library and learn about Marion C. Link, author, journalist, philanthropist, and underwater archeological researcher. Marion C. Link was the wife of Edwin A. Link, a prominent inventor of the Link Flight Trainer and Underwater submersible technology.

The exhibit features primary documents from Special Collections covering multiple stages of Marion's life including family postcards, Marion's personal photography, her diary entries, college scrapbook, and various newspaper articles.

The Binghamton University Libraries developed Augmented Reality Magic Book bring these sources to life though a book visitors can browse through while hearing the voice talent of Professor Anne Brady of the Theater Department and Binghamton University Theater Major, Eric Berger.

The Binghamton University Libraries' Exhibits Committee would like to thank the Stephen David Ross University and Community Projects Fund of the Binghamton University Foundation for their generous support in funding The AR Magic Book Outreach Project.


The Peking (Beijing) Opera Experience

The Peking Opera exhibitCome and visit the Chinese Cultural Experience Center on the first floor of the Glenn G. Bartle Library and view the book display currently featuring the illustrious 200 year history of the Peaking (Beijing) Opera.

Also prominently featured is the life and work of Opera Grand Master Dr. Mei Lanfang, who was 21st century China's greatest female impersonator (nandan) in the Peking Opera.

Books featured in the exhibit are from the Binghamton University Libraries' collections, and feature exquisite photos of costumes and makeup. Also included is a program from Dr. Mei Lanfang's first American Tour from 1930. A brilliant exponent of traditional drama, yet reformer of his time, Dr. Mei Lanfang contributed more to twentieth-century Chinese opera, both domestically and internationally, than any other single person.


Scientists throughout history | spring 2015

Scientists Throughout History The Science Library is featuring "Scientists throughout History," a collection of biographies and autobiographies that span both time and scientific disciplines. From the early alchemists such as Anna Maria Ziegerlin, to doctors of the 20th century such as Dr. Margaret Chung – these individuals have made a positive impact on society. Scientists have shaped our understanding of the world around us, improved and saved lives, and pioneered discovery and success for others.

Come visit the Science Library to view just a sample of the books in our collection that document the lives of those who've made their mark in science.


Last Updated: 11/20/15