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Spotlight on Wonderland: The Hatter

Why is a raven like a writing desk? The Mad Hatter may not know, but asking nonsense questions is all part of the appeal of this quirky character. 234 more words

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ABC's of UMD: Letter H

H is for HORNBAKE!

Hornbake Library, the home of the UMD Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives, originally opened in 1972 as the Undergraduate Library. The building was re-named for Dr. 292 more words


Six Tear-jerking Films You can Rent From Hornbake

Full Disclosure: I am a student employee at Library Media Services in Hornbake. However, I am not writing this as a library employee; I am writing this as a film lover. 782 more words

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Flyers: Common Communication or Museum Artifact?

Paper communication is disappearing. At least, that’s the goal for both companies and universities attempting to “go green,” and the University of Maryland is no exception. 257 more words

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Looking forward to Maryland Day 2013?

We’re getting ready for the Hornbake Library activities planned for Saturday, April 27, 2013. Do you remember the activities from last year? If not, here’s the blog post from Hornbake Library on Maryland Day 2012. 195 more words

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Hornbake!

R. Lee Hornbake was born on December 18, 1912, and grew up in a public school teacher’s family in the coal fields of Western Pennsylvania.  He graduated in 1934 from the California State College in Pennsylvania and worked for one year as a secondary school teacher, before beginning his graduate studies at the Ohio State University, where he earned his Master of Arts and Ph.D. 393 more words

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