Paul J. Gutman Library


The Textile & Costume Collection is now easier than ever to explore! Follow the Thread, a blog managed by The Design Center, highlights the remarkable holdings of the university's Textile & Costume Collection. With each post, you'll get an in-depth look at the holdings, learning about the designers, the cultural significance of objects, and of course, the person who might have worn, used, or kept the item.

The Instructional Design team is growing! This summer, two new faces will join the Academic Commons - Leah Richards and Elif Gokbel. Check out our Q&A with Leah to learn why she made the switch from teacher to instructional designer, how she thinks that experience will make her a success in this role, and what she likes to do in her free time.

The 25 eBooks joining our collection this month have something for everyone. You can learn about herbal medicine, better assess mental health in occupational therapy, discover architecture in Africa, and much more. Topics cover drugs and society, neuroeducation, sports medicine, and LGBTQ history in America, to name a few.