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.
The University of Minnesota Libraries welcomes learners and scholars from all cultures and backgrounds. We are committed to providing a safe, open environment, and...
The Health Sciences Libraries are celebrating 2016 with a look back the year's most-read news stories. It has been a memorable year, highlighted by chocolate bars, edible books, fabulous new spaces and services, research at the Minnesota State Fair, and innovation acceleration! Thank you for a great 2016 – filled with customized information solutions from the Health Sciences Libraries.
The Bio-Medical Library is hosting Body and Self by Emily Beron as the next installment in its rotating Art@Bio-Med exhibition series. This exhibit highlights two of Beron's watercolor series - Regress and Skin. Her paintings explore themes of the quiet daily battles each one of us go through, big or small.
Texts from the unique and richly illustrated history of early modern medical knowledge and healing in Japan and China are on view for the first time in a fascinating exhibition from the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine.
Visitors to the Bio-Medical Library may recognize Del Reed as one of the welcoming faces working the reference desk. It’s the public service component of his job that he values the most. In his years of serving the public Del realized that “so many people don’t know what kind of services the Libraries can offer them.”
Caitlin Bakker, Research Services Librarian, and Franklin Sayre, Pharmacy Librarian, have developed and taught data management education courses for active research labs that address needs related to managing increasingly complex datasets. Their work has been featured in a recent book chapter by Bakker titled Data Management in the Lab.
The University Libraries will offer "distraction-free" studying for finals that includes extended hours in our buildings, as well as stress-reducing activities. Use our spaces, our computers, our coffee shops, get help when you need it, and take a break with our awesome activities.
Join us November 30 - December 2 as we host a live viewing of the TEDMED 2016 stage program. The theme of this year’s event is “What if?” Talks will explore the science of aging, environmental and community health, visionary science, and more!