Sacred + Secular Sculpture Exhibit
Jay Hall Carpenter has received multiple awards for his sculptures. One of his major achievements is the work that he did for the Washington National Cathedral; over 20 years, he created the original carver’s models for over 500 sculptures of saints, angels, grotesques, and gargoyles that adorn the building.
He has also completed commissions from the State Department, the Smithsonian Institution, Canterbury Cathedral, the New England Medical Center, and the State of Maryland, among others.Learn More
Origami Exhibit in the Reading Room, 2nd Floor
The word "origami" literally means "folding paper," but the practice is so much more. The University Libraries' exhibit on origami describes its historical origins, technical details on folding paper, and cutting-edge scientific developments inspired by the centuries-old practice. Read poems about origami and even try your hand at making a paper crane!Learn More
Welcome to LinkedIn Learning @ Catholic University!
Welcome to LinkedIn Learning (an upgrade of Lynda.com) at Catholic University! The LinkedIn Learning video library is an excellent resource offering more than 7,500 self-paced training classes on a wide range of computer and project management skills for beginning, intermediate, and advanced users. It is free to the Catholic University community. Watch an introductory video or simply get started now by clicking here.Learn More
Help Make the Count
The countdown to the 2020 United States Census has begun! The census collects data that determines the distribution of federal funds to states, counties, and communities and that directly affects housing, education, transportation, employment, health care and public policy for the next 10 years. Learn more about the history of the census, the census controversy this past year, why the census matters, and how you can be counted.Learn More
The exhibit “Help Make the Count: The U.S. Census Past and Present” can be viewed in the second floor Main Reading Room, Mullen Library, from 8/26 thru 11/11.
Catholic Newspapers, Front and Center
The Catholic News Archive contains full-text issues from nine Catholic newspapers and the Catholic News Service. The Catholic News Archive is still growing and is an ongoing project of the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA). The Catholic University Libraries is a founding member of the CRRA which now has over forty research libraries as members. The CRRA is dedicated to providing enduring global access to Catholic research resources by providing access to rare, unique and uncommon materials and fostering a dynamic scholarly community around these collections.Learn More