Author Archives: Debra Cashion

Debra Cashion

About Debra Cashion

Assistant Librarian, Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library;
Digital Humanities Librarian;
Dept. of Special Collections, Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University

METAscripta: VFL Digital Humanities Project

          METAscripta is a large-scale digital humanities project of the Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library (VFL) in the Department of Special Collections of Pius XII Memorial Library. The METAscripta team includes library faculty, staff, graduate … Continue reading

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University Libraries Special Collections Joins Digital Scriptorium

Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections has joined Digital Scriptorium — the online, national union catalog for medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. Supported by a consortium of academic, public, and independent research libraries, Digital Scriptorium, which has received grants from the … Continue reading

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New Acquisition for the Study of Vesalius and the History of Medicine

A recent acquisition by Special Collections is now available for study in the Archives and Rare Books Reading Room (307) of Pius XII Library: the newly published English translation of De humani corporis fabrica by Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), purchased through … Continue reading

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New Acquisition in the Vatican Film Library

The Vatican Film Library in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections has acquired a new facsimile of an outstanding medieval manuscript, the Weihnachtsmissale Alexanders VI (or the Christmas Missal of Pope Alexander VI, fig. 1). The original manuscript contains … Continue reading

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