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Collection and Technology Wish List


Brill's Companion to Ancient Greek Scholarship -$535
This book aims at providing a reference work in the field of ancient Greek and Byzantine scholarship and grammar, thus encompassing the broad and multifaceted philological and linguistic research activity during the entire Greek Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

This Historian's Macroscope: Exploring Big Historical Data-$39
The Digital Humanities have arrived at a moment when digital Big Data is becoming more readily available, opening exciting new avenues of inquiry but also new challenges. This pioneering book describes and demonstrates the ways these data can be explored to construct cultural heritage knowledge, for research and in teaching and learning.

The First U.S. History Textbooks: Constructing and Disseminating the American Tale in the Nineteenth Century- $100
This book analyzes the common narrative residing in American History textbooks published in the first half of the 19th century. It offers a fresh, multidisciplinary perspective on an enduring aspect of these works. The book begins with a provocative thesis that proposes the importance of the relationship between myth and history in the creation of America's textbook narrative.

Fugitive Slave Advertisements in The City Gazette: Charleston, South Carolina, 1787-1797-$120
A collection of more than one thousand transcribed advertisements from Charleston's daily newspaper. Each advertisement portrays, in miniature, a human drama of courage and resistance to unjust authority. The advertisements give insight not only into slave resistance, agency and culture, but also into 18th century material life, economy and racial ideology.


SMART kapp - 42 Desired/ $899 each
Smartboards that allow students to write, erase, save and share notes in real time. For use in small study rooms in all locations.

HP Sprout Pro Multi-Function Computer- 2 Desired/ $3,000 each
Sprout is a fully integrated desktop 3D scanning solution with 3D object capture, editing and multiple streamlined 3D print options. For use in the Libraries' Multimedia Resource Center.

Digital Elevator Signage-$3,000 per location
Directional and informational signage for Libraries' elevators. Will include information on class, workshop and event locations, call numbers for collections, study room locations, department information and more. For use in Langson Library and Ayala Science Library.

Collaboration Pods-$8,000 per location
Technologically enhanced tables that create versatile and highly functional study and group work areas in Langson Library and Ayala Science Library.

For more information, please contact Wendi Morner, Director of Development at wmorner@uci.edu or 949-824-8904.