Join authors Michael McConnell, Jack Baker, and Gail Karwoski to celebrate the book about Michael and Jack and their 1971 wedding – the first gay marriage in America. The event takes place January 26, 7:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.
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We host in-person workshops for students, staff and faculty. Topics include citation managers, research strategies, data management, Google, and much more. Here is a sample...
Umbra: Search African American History brings together over 400,000 digitally available items that document African American cultural history from over 500 archives, libraries, and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. #MyUmbraSearches are digital exhibits narrated by students, professors, artists, and community members, and are illustrated with materials found in Umbra.
The Health Sciences Libraries are upgrading to DynaMed Plus, a next-generation, evidence-based clinical information resource. “Our library users who love DynaMed will love DynaMed Plus’...
We are pleased to share news of upcoming renovations on the Bio-Medical Library's 2nd floor (tunnel level). The renovated area will include an open floor plan and a new service desk, and will be zoned with distinct spaces for collaboration, productivity, and learning. It will also bring in new resources such as a data visualization center and a one-button video production studio.
The Health Sciences Libraries are celebrating 2015 with a look back at some of our most-read news stories of the year, including the creation of a new journal, the addition of art to the Bio-Medical library, and an exhibit on fermentation and distillation at the Wangensteen Historical Library.
According to the University of Minnesota's Boynton Clinic, more than one-third (35 percent) of students report they are unable to fully manage their stress level. To help students in need of stress relief, the University Libraries offered "distraction-free" studying for finals that included extended building hours and stress-reducing activities. The Star Tribune took notice and reported on the activities last week.
Ellen Engseth excerpts from seasonal letters that are in the Migration and Social Services Collections at the University of Minnesota, including those from our curated collection of emotional transnational correspondence dating from the later 19th and into the 20th century, a collection called Digitizing Immigrant Letters.
Emily Beck and Sarah Juntunen of the Wangensteen Historical Library recreated a recipe for Portugal cake from an 1820 English recipe manuscript, one of many recipes held in the Library’s large collection of manuscript and print books.
For 80 years the University of Minnesota junior class published an annual yearbook simply titled, the Gopher. The tradition of an annual yearbook began in 1888 and continued through 1967. Each Gopher yearbook has a unique style and flourish of its own. View a few of the interesting pages from the volumes below, and then find more on your own!
Health sciences librarians provide support of systematic reviews through their Systematic Review Service and as Trial Search Coordinators for the Cochrane Urology Group. Research topics range from the effectiveness of mind-body treatment for PTSD to identifying adverse drug events using natural language processing to factors that impact childhood vaccination coverage.
A rare example of the Rudimentum Novitiorum, a chronicle of the world printed in 1475, containing the first printed maps, has been acquired by the James Ford Bell Trust for the benefit of the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota.
As the semester comes to a close, staff at the Bio-Medical Library are sharing their recommendations for some of the best resources and services that will help you as you complete research projects and prepare for finals, including extended hours, study areas, expert research assistance, and more!
Sherlock Holmes and the Betty Crocker Cooky Book are the topics of this special episode of Read This Book! – on books to give this holiday season, part 2. Host Lisa Von Drasek, Curator of the Children's Literature Research Collections, interviews University of Minnesota librarians Tim Johnson and Megan Kocher.
Four ledger books from the 1880s have been digitized, making available for the first time this rich history Temple Israel, the oldest synagogue in Minneapolis.