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Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Bus Excursion to James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor: March 14

A view of Lawnfield
(Photo copied under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License)
Register today for the Friends of the Library Second Annual Spring Break BUS EXCURSION: MARCH 14, 2014!

Join the Friends of the Library for their bus excursion from Cleveland to the James A. Garfield National Historic Site, located in Mentor Ohio on Friday, March 14, 2014, during CSU's spring break. You can take a guided tour of the home Garfield acquired in 1876; explore the Visitor Center, a restored carriage barn built in 1894; or walk the tranquil park grounds. Lunch will follow at a local restaurant, which includes a discussion of Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and Murder of a President by Candice Millard, and more.

Fee: $40 (does not include cost of lunch
Choice of pickup locations:

  • 9:00 a.m. at Lakefront Lines (secure free parking), 13315 Brookpark Road, Brook Park, Ohio

  • 9:35 a.m. at Cleveland State University, 2101 East 21st Street, Cleveland, between Chester and Euclid Avenues (wait for the bus in the vestibule/enclosed stairwell attached to the parking garage--NOTE THIS NEW LOCATION

The bus will return to both locations before 5:00 p.m.

REGISTER today! Call 216-875-9734 for more information.

See the James A. Garfield Collection at Hiram College on ClevelandMemory

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2014-01-30 10:47:00. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs: 1870-1982 in EngagedScholarhip@CSU

Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs: 1870-1982 in EngagedScholarship@CSU

2 Gentleman of Verona, 1979 Tom Hanks in Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1979.

Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs: 1870-1982, a collection of more than 400 publicity photographs depicting scenes from stage productions, motion pictures, and televised productions can now be found in EngagedScholarship@CSU, a showcase for research and creative output of Cleveland State University.

While most of the images in the new digital gallery are William Shakespeare's plays, other derivative or non-Shakespearean period productions such as Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra are also incorporated.

2 Gentleman of Verona, 1979 From a production of Romeo & Juliet at the Great Lakes Exposition, 1936.

Regional production companies including Cleveland's Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, the Stratford Festival in Ontario Canada and others are represented. Notable actors and artists include Richard Burton, Katherine Cornell, John Gielgud, Rudolf Nureyev, Laurence Olivier, and Tom Hanks. The collection can be browsed by title, year of production, or by genre such as comedies, English histories, romances, Roman plays, and tragedies and can be used as primary resources for the study of theater or Shakespeare.

For more information, contact the Michael Schwartz Library's Special Collections at 216-687-2449.

CSU faculty, staff, or students who would like to add their scholarly works to, or learn more about, EngagedScholarship@CSU can contact Barbara Strauss, Assistant Director, Library Discovery Support Services, at or 216-687-2362.

Credit: The Shakespeare Photographs: 1870-1982 Collection was originally developed by Lesley E. Jorbin, Librarian Emerita


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2014-01-24 10:12:32. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Cleveland Memory, Library News.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Can't Locate a Print Journal on the 4th Floor? Here's Help!

The Michael Schwartz Library is in the process of reorganizing its periodical collection. If you cannot find a print journal by title in our Print Journal Collection on the 4th floor:

  1. Check to see if the title is on this LIST. (The list will be updated daily)
  2. If listed, look at the the "Range Number Location" column to find your journal's location.
  3. Go to the 4th floor and find the corresponding range number. (Range numbers are clearly posted at the end of each range of shelves.)
  4. Find your journal there.

Still need help? Call User Services at (216) 687-2478.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2014-01-21 09:02:15. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

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