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Events and News:

- Jazz From The Archives - on WBGO radio
- Jazz Research Roundtable - schedule

- NEW ISSUE -Journal of Jazz Studies, a new online open format journal on jazz

- NEW - The Institute of Jazz Studies has completed work on a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to arrange and describe the collections of five women in jazz:
Wilma Dobie, Ella Fitzgerald, Abbey Lincoln, Annie Ross and Victoria Spivey.
These 5 collections are newly archived and available to jazz researchers.

- Great American Songbook Concert Series, 2013-2014
- Past Events - Jazz Strings Concert Series, 2012-2013
- Past Events - Newark Jazz Legacy Concert Series, 2011-2012
- Past Events - Concert Series: From Dixieland to Deconstruction, 2010-2011

- Berger - Carter - Fund (grants for jazz researchers)

- Institute of Jazz Studies Receives Literary Landmark Designation from the New Jersey Center for the Book - The ceremony - October 23, 2013 at John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University, Newark - included the first concert of the Great American Songbook Concert Series featuring Daryl Sherman, piano, Joe Temperley, baritone sax, and Boots Maleson, bass.

- World's Largest Jazz Archive Housed at Rutgers - Video introduction to the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
- Click here for a tour of the Institute in a Photo Blog -similar to a tour on-site

- Audio Collections of Benny Carter and Benny Goodman have been digitized
--- New digital archival materials resulting from a recent Mellon Foundation Grant to the Institute Of Jazz Studies

- Gerry Mulligan - A collaboration between IJS and the Gerry & Franca Mulligan Foundation, with music scores

- Dan Morgenstern, IJS Director, has retired - 2012

- Book by IJS Archivist, Tad Hershorn, wins Jazz Journalists Association award

- Jazz Archives Fellowship Program, 2012-2013

- Remembering Abbey Lincoln - 6 August 1930 - 14 August 2010
- Remembering Lena Horne - 30 June 1917 - 9 May 2010
On September 22 - John Cotton Dana Library and the Rutgers University Alumni Association sponsored a celebration of the life of Lena Horne (1917-2010) with a talk by Horne biographer James Gavin along with a special musical performance by Daryl Sherman.

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