Library News & Notes

Archives and Archaeology: Oh, My!

"Archives and Archaeology" means it must be October.

Time is running out for you to be among the 15 people who get to go into the BDC's storage area to see seldom-on-display materials we share through the Library's special local history collection and archives.Read More...

Celebrate archaeological heritage of South Carolina at the Beaufort District Collection

Blogger Brian Mathews reminded me that communities are "people doing stuff together." As he wrote, libraries "cannot be everything to everyone, but we can be very good at being some things to many people." One of the things that the Beaufort District Collection does very well is collaborate to bring programs and events to Beaufort Read More...

Digital Collections Back Online

The Lowcountry Digital Library is back online so you can enjoy our selections from the Lucille Hasell Culp and Donner Family images again. http://bit.ly/1oj3bwC and http://bit.ly/1qALBu7

Archives are awesome: Celebrate history at Beaufort District Collection

The term "archives" refers to both a historical record and the facility that holds historical records. A historical record today can be on any medium -- paper, tape, microform, photograph, electronic or digital -- to serve as proof that an event occurred, explain how something happened, or fulfill a financial or sentimental need. In most cases, these records have significance beyond the immediate reason for their creation and use.Read More...

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