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Exhibits Guide to Bizzell Library Special Collections: Wild Little Honker (Bird Books from the Special Collections (Opens Jan 15, 2020)

A guide to recent exhibits featuring books from the Special Collections in Bizzell Library at OU

Wild Little Honker: Bird Books from 5th Floor Special Collections

About the Exhibit

Wild Little Honker is an exhibit designed to showcase the wide variety of bird books held in the 5th Floor Special Collections at OU Libraries.  Books included in the exhibit are from the Lois Lenski Collection of Children’s Literature, the Jackson Rinn Pope III History of Ornithology Collection, and the general History of Science Collections.  Many of these books have not been displayed before and are not widely seen by the public.  The books include guides for bird identification, bird stories for children, ways of describing bird song with words and notation, and information about bird watching.

With the closure of Bizzell Memorial Library, this exhibit is no longer accessible.  A list of items included in the exhibit is available here.