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NSOP with Barnard Library & Academic Information Services (BLAIS)

Welcome new students. This is a guide to introductory activities and readings for BLAIS.

Welcome to BLAIS--Wish you were here!

BLAIS. Located in the Milstein Teaching and Learning Center (MLC) is comprised of the Archives, AV Services, Collection Services, Vagelos Computational Sciences Center, Design Studio, Digital Humanities Center, Empirical Reasoning Center, Instructional Media and Technology Services, Media Center, Movement Lab, Personal Librarian Program, and the Zine Library. BLAIS commits to work that is equitable and anti-oppressive, and encourages and supports work that centers voices, knowledge, and memory-making practices historically excluded from the cultural record.


Use this guide to explore the centers and units within BLAIS through interactive digital exhibits and activities, including: 

Complete a Movement Introduction with the Movement Lab

Explore Shange Magic and write a Literary Recipe

Read a zine from 1996

Download a Zoom background from the Archive