Meet Lauren, Who Digitizes Rare Muslim World Manuscripts to Ensure Scholars around the World can Access These Materials from Anywhere, Anytime
Meet Lauren Wansker, a Technical Assistant in the Libraries, who digitizes rare Muslim World manuscripts to ensure that scholars can access the materials from anywhere, anytime.
In the media
Identifying 1,257 Married Women by their Full Names in Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library Finding Aids
Library Journal details efforts by archivists in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library to identify more than 1,200 married women by their full names, rather than their husbands' names, in the library's finding aids.
“Strategies of Presenting Text and Illustrations: Turning the Pages of a Sixteenth Century Book of Wisdom”: An Interview with Seher Agarwala
Ph.D. candidate Seher Agarwala delves into archival materials from the Muslim World Manuscript Project for her dissertation on 16th-century aesthetics in the Islamicate world.