A Silver Spoon at RPI

RPI’s Institute Archives and Special Collections department has a lot of cool things that you might not expect to find among our rare books, manuscripts, and Institute records.  We also have a variety of artifacts, some of which are well over a century old.  Our most recent acquisition in this ca

AVON Streaming Video Trial

AVON (Academic Video Online) trial.  AVON is a streaming video service available on trial for the Library until June 8th.  “It delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.”  Please

Tracking Research Data Management @ RPI

Rensselaer Libraries are trying out an exciting new technology, piloted as a project call "Data Lighthouse," that focuses on enabling certain processes associated with the archival of research data that allow and facilitate researchers to find each other’s research in the various data silos in th

2018 McKinney Writing Contest Awards

The Rensselaer Libraries want to congratulate the winners of this year's McKinney Writing Contest. Winners were announced at a ceremony on April 12 featuring guest speaker Paul Harding. Paul is the author of the novel, Tinkers, which in 2010 won 

International Digital Preservation Day

Celebrate International Digital Preservation Day at Folsom Library’s staff room on Thursday November 30, 2017 between 2pm and 3pm!

New Photo Collection Acquired by Institute Archives

The Institute Archives has acquired a collection of black and white photographs taken by Louis B.

Architectural Collections Webpage

As part of the new Rensselaer Libraries website, we now have a new webpage for Architectural collections.  The new webpage uses newer technologies for website design and content management.  

The Post-Digital Library Symposium

The Rensselaer Libraries and the Friends of Folsom Library hosted the first Post-Digital Library Symposium on September 12, 2017.