Category Archives: Amy Hildreth Chen

2014 Cool@Hoole Year in Review

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow 2014 was the first calendar year I edited Cool@Hoole! Take a moment to revisit my¬†favorite post from each month this year if you haven’t been following us for very long or if you’d like … Continue reading

Between the pages

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow In September 2014, Wade Hall’s Library, an exhibition of Wade Hall’s extensive collection of books — a large portion are dedicated to Southern Literature — will be mounted in the Pearce Lobby of the … Continue reading

Bring your class to the Division of Special Collections

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Every semester, the Division of Special Collections invites University of Alabama faculty members as well as local teachers and group leaders to bring their students to visit either the W.S. Hoole Library in Mary … Continue reading

Cool at Hoole Re-Launch

Welcome to the re-launch of Cool at Hoole, the blog of the W.S. Hoole Library at The University of Alabama. Each Monday, we will post a new blog entry to keep you up-to-date on the events, adventures, and happenings here … Continue reading

Cool@Hoole’s One year anniversary!

Today we celebrate Cool@Hoole’s one year anniversary since it relaunched under its new editor, Amy Chen, in time for Archives Month, as celebrated by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). Since October 1, 2013, Cool@Hoole published 31 authors drawn from … Continue reading

Covering Christmas: Publishers’ Bindings at The University of Alabama

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow During the month of December, “Covering Christmas: Publishers’ Bindings at The University of Alabama” will be on display in the lobby of the Mary Harmon Bryant Building and in a case in front of … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy I: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When this Cruel War is Over

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow On April 13, 2015, two exhibitions dedicated to Confederate imprints will open at the University of Alabama. Lindsay Smith and Melissa Farah … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy II

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the second in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy III

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the third¬†in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy IV

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the fourth in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading