November 19, 2020, 4:00-5:30PM: Join us for a special "Book Club" event, featuring Alone by Richard E. Byrd. For more information and to register for the event, please see the event page.
Due to our limited reading room hours and concerns about travel during this pandemic, we will be postponing the 2020 University Libraries Research Award program, including the Polar Archives Research Award. Once our reading rooms have returned to a full service model, we will announce the new application deadlines and timeline.
Polar Curator Laura Kissel was the 2019 Wilkins Oration Keynote speaker in Adelaide, Australia on 31 October 2019. To learn about more about the Wilkins Collection and how to access it, view her talk.
Thank you to all who attended our symposium Women in Antarctica: Celebrating 50 years of Exploration. The speaker presentations are now online! You can view them here: https://byrd.osu.edu/celebrate-women/videos.