The ability to re-create research findings is core to the research process, though there is growing concern that many published findings may not be reproducible. The University of Minnesota Libraries addressed this issue by launching the reproducibility portal in an effort to help faculty and others on campus improve their research practices.
The School of Public Health’s communications team wanted to streamline its workflow and find out about more research being done at the school. Caitlin Bakker, Research Services Liaison at the Bio-Medical Library, did just that — using Experts@Minnesota to create an automatic alert for SPH publications.
PAWS — Pet Away Worry & Stress — returned to Wilson Library last week as part of the Libraries Stress Buster activities for busy students nearing the end of Spring Semester. PAWS is a registered therapy animal program through the U's Boynton Clinic. PAWS will be at the Bio-Medical Library tomorrow, May 3, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Beginning April 28, the University of Minnesota Libraries will provide extended study space (with 24/7 access in multiple locations) and host a variety of fun and creative activities to provide students a short break to reduce stress during Spring 2017 Finals.
Today’s lab is defined by big data, collaborative research, and digital information in a variety of formats. These elements combine to a create a need for new tools to document work. Read how Franklin Sayre, Pharmacy Librarian, has addressed this need by introducing Electronic Lab Notebooks to life sciences labs at the University of Minnesota.
The University Libraries invites you to join us for National Library Week, an annual event occurring this year from April 9 through 15. This year we celebrate how "Libraries Transform" lives on campus.
Librarians provide expansive services to meet their college and departmental colleagues at their point of need. These collaborations support the mission of the colleges and give librarians a deeper insight into student, faculty and staff information needs and behaviors. For André Nault, that includes interviewing prospective students as part of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s rigorous admissions process.
Spring break is almost here and the Bio-Medical Library has some binge-worthy resources for a safe and healthy vacation! We have you covered no matter where your spring break destination takes you.
Jonathan Koffel began working as the Bio-Medical Library's Emerging Technology and Innovation Strategist in January of this year. In this newly-developed role, Koffel will provide leadership for the Bio-Medical Library on ways to integrate new technology into the library's programming.
Love Your Data (LYD) week is a five-day international event, coordinated by research data specialists, which celebrates and raises awareness about good data management, sharing, and preservation practices.
Veterinary Medical Librarian Andre Nault talks about raising puppies and about critical thinking — two widely different books — on this installment of "Read This Book!" from the University of Minnesota Libraries.
By Jon Jeffryes Lights, camera, action. Making your own high-quality video is now literally as easy as pushing a button in one of the four new...
Sharpen your pencils and dig out your crayons! It’s time for the second annual #ColorOurCollections event. During February 6-10, the Wangensteen Historical Library will unveil one coloring page each day with an image from their rare book collection. Artists are encouraged to participate and to share their final artwork.
Romance is in the air at the University of Minnesota Libraries! In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Libraries wants to help you make that next meaningful connection...with a great book. For the third year the Libraries is hosting Blind Date With A Book, adding a dash of mystery to your next great literary romance.
The Wangensteen Historical Library has over 1,000 medical artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries within its collection. As these items are cataloged, interesting tools of medicine's past are re-discovered. This includes the Seabury and Johnson Bandage Kit that was recently cataloged by Katie Otto. Read about Katie's experience cataloging the bandage kit for a behind-the-scenes look at the process.