Call for Papers: The Past, Present, and Future of Libraries
The APS Library, Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), is hosting an interdisciplinary conference that explores the history of libraries, the present opportunities for libraries, and the potential future for libraries as they continue to evolve in the 21st century. Submit proposals by May 15, 2018.
The new exhibition from the APS Museum opens April 13. In Franklin's Footsteps: 275 Years at the American Philosophical Society tells the story of the APS through the work of its elected Members and the Society's collections.
Registration is now open for the Jefferson Symposium, "The Spirit of Inquiry in the Age of Jefferson." Held from June 7-8, 2018 at the American Philosophical Society, this gathering will explore the history of science, knowledge production, and learning in the Age of Jefferson (1743-1826).
The APS Library and the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research have launched a new guide to Indigenous materials. The guide includes improved navigation and updated information that gives fuller recognition of the roles of Indigenous people in the creation of these materials.
At the American Philosophical Society Museum, visitors will see exhibitions drawn from the Society’s renowned collections that trace American history and science from the Founding Fathers to the digital age.
The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, it continues its mission of "promoting useful knowledge" through research, fellowships, and public outreach.