Meet the KSRL Staff: N. Kıvılcım Yavuz

This is the latest installment in a recurring series of posts introducing readers to the staff of Kenneth Spencer Research Library. Today’s profile features N. Kıvılcım Yavuz, who joined Spencer in September as Ann Hyde Postdoctoral Researcher. N. Kıvılcım Yavuz in Spencer Research Library’s Reading Room with MS E71. Where are you from? I was […]

Manuscript of the Month: What Is in a Medieval Chronicle?

N. Kıvılcım Yavuz is conducting research on pre-1600 manuscripts at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library. Each month she will be writing about a manuscript she has worked with and the current KU Library catalog records will be updated in accordance with her findings.  The description of Kenneth Spencer Research Library MS B90 was titled “Contemporary Manuscript […]

What Remote Work Looks Like for a Conservator

Working at home has become the new normal for many of us since around mid-March, when a national state of emergency was declared because of the novel coronavirus (COVID19) and many states, counties, and municipalities began to issue stay-at-home orders. Essential workers have been doing an amazing job keeping services functioning and supplies in stock, […]