Material ConneXion

Material ConneXion – brought to you by the Rensselaer Libraries.  This searchable resource includes the latest material and manufacturing developments from industry with 8,000 plus materials, processes and technologies.  Also included is sourcing across more than 20 industries with product inform

Information Literacy At The Library

Need help getting started with research?  How about your students?  Now available through the Rensselaer Libraries is the comprehensive InfoLit guide from Credo Reference -  Included are

New AVON Video Streaming Service

While last year’s Rensselaer Libraries’ subscription to the Kanopy streaming video services was very popular, the demand-driven subscription model became too costly for us to sustain for campus-wide service.

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

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.