About Olga Nilova

Olga Nilova, MLS, Special Collections and Operations Librarian - As a member of the Markus Library team since 2001, Olga provides user assistance, circulation support, collection management, and user instruction on library services and recourses. She organizes library outreach events and is a primary coordinator in designing library promotional materials. Olga is responsible for acquiring, managing, and caring for additions to the special collection of rare and valuable books, photographs, historical newsletters, and other unique RU publications, digitizing materials to the University’s Digital Repository, and making them available to researchers. As library liaison to the Development Office, Communications and Public Affairs, the Rockefeller Archive Center, Olga designs and creates exhibits and displays in the library and elsewhere on campus. A librarian with almost 30 years of experience in public and academic libraries, Olga received Bachelor of Library Science Degree from St. Petersburg State Academy of Culture (St. Petersburg, Russia) and Master’s Degree in Library Science from The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College. A volunteer of several charities, U.S. – and Russia –based, Olga helps to raise funds for children with cancer and special needs.

Holiday Tea at Markus Library

By |2019-12-09T22:11:08+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, Library News|

An old tradition of an afternoon tea in the library is back on Thursday, December 12th. Please join us for sweet treats and warm drinks.   Come to enjoy the festive, soothing sounds & tastes of the holiday season in historic Welch Hall.

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October 2019 Readership Snapshot Digital Commons @ RU

By |2019-11-15T19:24:42+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Digital Commons, Library News|

Visit Your Digital Commons Dashboard Monthly Readership Totals: Last month, Digital Commons @ RU had 1242 full-text downloads and 75 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 2497. Rockefeller University scholarship was read by 210 institutions across 78 countries. The most popular papers were: ERWIN CHARGAFF (210 downloads) COLIN [...]

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50 Years Ago on This Day

By |2019-10-15T15:55:18+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Digital Commons|

New York saw a number of rallies across the city on October 15th, 1969. Getty Images Vietnam Moratorium Day One hundred and thirteen individual members of the University faculty resolved on Wednesday morning, October 15, "that the war in Vietnam must not continue" and urged "the rapid and complete withdrawal of the United [...]

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