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Every semester, Digital Library Services strives to add new digital exhibits highlighting items in our digital library and in Marriott Library Special Collections. Recently, we've added two new digital exhibits in advance of the fall semester.The Golden Spike Celebrations exhibit focuses on events commemorating the...

"Concise Algebra easily described, which brings forth the great wonders of arithmetic" "[R]omance is a reaction from the algebra" -- Booth Tarkington Algebrae compendiosa facilisqve descriptio, qua depromuntur magna Arithmetices miracula Johann Scheubel (1494-1570) Parisiis: Apud Gulielmum Cauellat, 1551 First edition DR507 V54 1530Johann Scheubel was born in Kirchheim unter Teck,...

“In the beginning was the Word…” John 1:1 Postilla Matej Vaclav Steyer Prague, 1691 xBS2348 C8 S74The word postil or postilla is an abbreviated term for a marginal note or Biblical commentary. Derived from the Medieval Latin phrase,“post illa verba textus” (after these words), postils were intended to provide clarification...

In 2018, a Park City mining aficionado donated an oversized wall map to the College of Mines and Earth Sciences that documents the locations of mines in Park City in 1908. Because of the map’s deteriorated condition, Dean Darryl Butt contacted Marriott Library’s Preservation Department...

"But these kinds of problems are an understood part of how I choose to go about making books. The goal is to learn by doing, a process that often involves diving headlong into something for which I am thoroughly unprepared. I can't locate exactly what...