Topic: Libraries

Ransom Center Lowers Barriers to Use of Its Collections

June 29, 2015
Joseph Conrad.

To lower barriers to use of its collections, the Harry Ransom Center has adopted an open access policy, removing the requirement for permission and use fees for a significant portion of its online collections believed to be in the public domain.  

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Harry Ransom Center Acquires Rare Plantin Polyglot Bible

April 29, 2008

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin has acquired a rare Plantin Polyglot Bible, containing parallel texts in Hebrew, Greek, Syriac and Aramaic with translations and commentary in Latin.

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Actor Luis Avalos to Speak at Benson's "¡A Viva Voz!" Celebration

March 24, 2008

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection hosts its sixth annual celebration of Latino culture, "¡A Viva Voz!," on Thursday, April 3 at 4:30 p.m., with a reception following a talk by noted actor Luis Avalos. The public is invited.

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