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DC Community Gardens have their Roots in Victory Gardens

Of the 36 community gardens in Washington DC, an estimated 1/3 are former victory gardens, planted during the World Wars. Learn more about local history through our DC History and Local Area Studies subject guide.

Librarian Profile: Jenise Overmier

Librarian Profile: Jenise Overmier

The sixth article in our series of librarian profiles focuses on Instruction Librarian Jenise Overmier. Her commitment to public service and education make her an enthusiastic instructor, well-equipped to handle a range of research questions.

Shane Hickey

Secret Lives: Shane Hickey

The fifth article in a series of profiles offering a ‘behind the scenes’ peek at our Library personnel. Meet Interlibrary Services Coordinator Shane Hickey and learn about his secret life as a rugby fanatic.

Susan McElrath

Secret Lives: Susan McElrath

The sixth article in this profile series offers a ‘behind the scenes’ peek at University Archivist Susan McElrath, who manages the Archives and Special Collections, home to some of the most precious items in the collection.