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‘Read This Book!’: Cookbooks

‘Read This Book!’: Cookbooks

Science Librarian Megan Kocher discusses cookbooks in this episode of “Read This Book!” from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

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Nurse-midwifery collaboration comes full circle

Filed in Health Sciences Libraries, News by on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Nurse-midwifery collaboration comes full circle

When Liz Weinfurter began serving as the Bio-Medical Library’s liaison to the School of Nursing in 2005, it would have been hard to imagine how fully she would contribute to the Nurse-Midwifery Program. It would have been even harder to imagine how fully she would benefit from this work.

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Exploring Minnesota’s Natural History

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Exploring Minnesota’s Natural History

The yearlong project will digitize and provide online access to unique botanical, zoological, and geological material from archival collections that document the natural history of the state of Minnesota. The materials relate to the establishment of the Minnesota Geological and Natural History Survey in 1872 by the state legislature under the auspices of the University’s Board of Regents.

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Read This Book!: Science and Bicycles

Filed in News, Read This Book!, Video by on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Read This Book!: Science and Bicycles

Read This Book!: Science and Bicycles, features Carolyn Rauber, a University of Minnesota science and engineering librarian. In this episode, Rauber highlights four books related to the science of bicycles.

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Celebrating Norman E. Borlaug

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Celebrating Norman E. Borlaug

March 25 would have been Norman E. Borlaug’s 100th birthday. The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and University of Minnesota alumnus (B.S. ‘37, M.S. ‘39, Ph.D. ‘42), is called the father of the Green Revolution. His personal papers are housed in University of Minnesota Archives in the Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Medicine of Downton Abbey period ‘almost terrifying’

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Medicine of Downton Abbey period ‘almost terrifying’

Viewing the current Downton Abbey exhibit at the Wangensteen Historical Library left graduate student Jeff Moulton feeling a bit queasy thinking about medicine of the early 20th century. “There are some things that are almost terrifying,” said Moulton, a big Downton Abbey fan, while noting that the exhibit contained “a lot of pokers and tweezers.”

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Libraries Gone Wild: Spring Break 2014

Libraries Gone Wild: Spring Break 2014

Sticking around for break? Relax with movies and fiction from the Libraries and/or take advantage of our group study and quiet spaces to get stuff done!

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DiCamillo, Von Drasek host storytelling event

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DiCamillo, Von Drasek host storytelling event

On March 5, writer Kate DiCamillo and Lisa Von Drasek, curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota Libraries, hosted a storytelling event with eight schools. Di Camillo is the current Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and the winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal for her book “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures.”

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Downton Abbey exhibit continues health conversation

Filed in News by on February 21, 2014 0 Comments
Downton Abbey exhibit continues health conversation

By Emily Hagens After a long wait, season 4 of Downton finally reappeared on PBS at the beginning of January! Lois Hendrickson and I, co-curators of the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine’s current exhibit Downton Abbey: Behind the Scenes of Health and Illness, have been continuing our conversation about Downton and health. The war […]

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The art and science of evidence-based care

Filed in Health Sciences Libraries, News by on February 12, 2014 0 Comments
The art and science of evidence-based care

The Bio-Medical Library provides a wide range of services to support evidence-based practice within the Academic Health Center. Its collection provides the science, and its staff members share their expertise to support the art of putting evidence into practice.

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