Murder at the 42nd Street Library was reviewed in the most recent installment of Read This Book! from the University of Minnesota Libraries. Host Lisa Von Drasek and Tim Johnson review the 2016 novel by Con Lehane. But they also discussed the role of advanced uncorrected proofs in the publishing world.
Three research fellows are using the Social Welfare History Archives and Kautz Family YMCA Archives with assistance from the Clarke Chambers Fellowship. The three Chambers fellows for 2016 are: Mark Hauser, Margaret Boren Neubauer, and Angelica Stoddard.
It's time for the farmers market again and full-on apple season has arrived! Also, we've got a recipe for those tender little new potatoes. Enjoy!
Best-selling author and illustrator Raina Telgemeier thrilled a beyond-capacity crowd last night at the launch of her new graphic novel, Ghosts, at the University of Minnesota's Cowles Auditorium. A capacity crowd of 250, children and parents, were joined by about 100 more next door watching on closed-circuit television to her one-hour presentation. All had a chance to meet her in person afterwards at the book signing.
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By Kimberly L. Clarke and Rafael E. Tarrago The Diverse Heritage of United States Hispanics: Afro-Hispanics Hispanics in the United States trace their origins to racially diverse...
Don’t cry over the last harvest of fresh greens and tomatoes — a new acquisition by the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine will satisfy your love of salads well into the fall. Visit the Farmers Market on September 21 to see this 1627 book by Salvatore Massonio and Alessandro Maganza, with a title that is roughly translated as “Lettuce and its Uses.”
Watch Christopher Herzberg from the University of Minnesota's Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine as he makes a 100-percent edible book out of celery, lettuce, and green onions. Visit the Farmers Market on September 21 to see Herzberg make an edible book in-person.
Professor Ralph Holzenthal took his Entomology 5051 students on a mini field trip to the University of Minnesota's Natural Resources Library to study centuries old entomology books. It was an opportunity to impress on his students the importance of accuracy in scientific drawings, but also for them to appreciate the skill of these pioneering entomologists and the sheer beauty of their drawings.
We're having a party - and you're invited! Please join us on September 28 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate new services and spaces at the Bio-Medical Library. Learn more about data visualization, virtual reality, video production, and more. Enjoy activities, prizes, and refreshments.
Thousands of students who make up the University of Minnesota's Class of 2020 learned first-hand how the University Libraries can help them succeed academically on September 2 as part of the annual Welcome Week activities this year.
The University of Minnesota Libraries' Archives and Special Collections recently was honored for its exhibit, "People on the Move," with the Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History. The exhibit explored ideas of immigration and race and ethnicity, while celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Libraries' Immigration History Research Center Archives
Did you know that the Bio-Medical Library has charging kits? Or that the Walter and Wilson SMART Commons have video cameras? Or that Magrath Library has Seasonal Affective Disorder lamps? See a listing of additional unique items across the University Libraries that are available to you. Check them out today!
Do you play PokémonGo? Do you love PokémonGo? The University Libraries (all 12 of them) are fabulous places to capture Pokémon, collect Pokéballs, increase your...
Zetta Elliott, author of more than 20 books for young readers and an independent publisher, will be coming to the Twin Cities for five days, September 13-17. Her visit is co-sponsored by the University Libraries' Archie Givens, Sr. Collection of African American Literature and Umbra: Search African American History.