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Are You Prepared? Don’t Miss These Statewide Disaster Planning and Recovery Workshops

The New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, and the New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response (NJCAR), will present a series of disaster preparedness training for libraries and humanities-collecting institutions. Each two-session workshop will take place in three locations in the state. The workshops will focus on risk assessment, disaster […]

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Winter 2017 Edition of New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal Now Available!

An Ongoing History Publication, NJ Studies is Hosted by Rutgers University Libraries The New Jersey Historical Commission and Rutgers University Libraries, in partnership with Monmouth University, launched a new journal in June 2015 to publish the most recent scholarship and educational materials about New Jersey’s history and other subjects. New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal […]

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Who Cares About History?

Don’t we all have friends, classmates, or even family members who proudly proclaim how much they hated studying history in school? “It’s so boring,” they wail, “just a bunch of dates, and battles, and dead people.” As someone who has loved history all her life, this viewpoint has always been a mystery to me. History […]

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