College students would save, on average, $128 a course if professors and instructors used free or low-cost “open source” alternatives. And the U Libraries is helping build awareness around these open source materials.
Erika Lee provided an expert perspective for WCCO News’ “Good Question” segment on March 2. The question was “Where Do Our Immigrants Come From?” Lee, a University of Minnesota history professor and director of the U’s Immigration History Research Center, which works closely with our Immigration History Research Center and Archives, provided reporter Heather Brown with information on […]
Michael Dennis Browne, poet and University of Minnesota Emeritus Professor, reads from his new book “The Voices,” April 16, 2015, 4:00 p.m., Elmer L. Andersen Library.
University of Minnesota Libraries recently added two Alexander Street Press streaming video packages to its collections: Ethnographic Video Online and Filmakers Library Online. Each is also searchable through the Libraries catalog at lib.umn.edu.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities subscribes to several databases that cover African American film and literature. All of the databases can be accessed via the A-Z database menu or by clicking on each individual database title below.
The U Libraries are full of information and sources for your upcoming papers and mid-terms. From cutting edge journal articles to unique and primary sources on historical events. Here are a few examples based on events in the news today and in the past. In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the historic marches from […]
Tom Misa, Director of the Charles Babbage Institute and author of “Digital State: The Story of Minnesota’s Computing Industry,” is the speaker for the 2015 annual Friends of the Libraries Members Appreciation program. The event will be held March 1, 2015, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the McNamara Alumni Center, AI Johnson Great Room.
In this episode of “Read This Book!,” Tia Gardner discusses books from the University’s Givens Collection of African American Literature, which feature collaborations among African American Women.
Join us Thursday, February 19 at Andersen Library for the opening reception of “The Job is Never Done,” an exhibit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Social Welfare History Archives. Materials from the collections highlight the development of the social work profession and its efforts to improve the lives of individuals and communities. The exhibit also tells the behind-the-scenes story of collecting and caring for the historical records of the individuals, organizations, and communities that shaped the history of reform and social service.
Lisa Vecoli discussed the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies at the University of Minnesota Libraries on a recent episode of Access Minnesota, a weekly public affairs program that features noted academics, authors, politicians, and business leaders. Vecoli, curator of the Tretter Collection, also discussed a recent grant from the Tawani Foundation for the transgender oral […]