Joining a growing movement around the country to preserve federal research data, the University of Minnesota will be hosting DataRescue-Twin Cities on February 24-25 on its west bank campus.
The Libraries' Cecily Marcus spoke at the February 17 opening reception for "Penumbra at 40: Art, Race and a Nation on Stage" — the Minnesota History Center's wonderful new exhibit. Marcus is curator of our Givens Collection, which provided many of the materials for the exhibit.
While using a relatively new technique to safely preserve historic and brittle panoramic photos, a staff member with the University Libraries’ Collection Management and Preservation Department made an amazing — and very personal — discovery.
Students, scholars, and users from across the globe will benefit from enhanced technology, contemporary classroom space, and access to rare and special collections, thanks to a $1.5 million gift to University of Minnesota Libraries from the Wallin Foundation, a leader in advancing education.
History Professor Erika Lee discusses her latest project, the Immigration Syllabus, an online tool to help faculty, teachers, students, and the general public understand the history of immigration in the United States. The initiative is a collaboration among several faculty members and others from across the country.
I love R, Rstudio, and Rmarkdown. I particularly love the R packages ggplot2, dplyr, stringr, tidyr, haven, and diagrammeR. All of these packages make my research happen in one place in order to maximize flow and reproducibility.
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...
Some of the University of Minnesota Libraries' rarest and most unique items pass through the hands of Christine DeZelar-Tiedman. From Civil War journals to guestbooks featuring the signatures of literary giants like Sinclair Lewis, Gertrude Stein, and Alice B. Toklas. Christine works with a team of librarians to review rare objects and make sure they are discoverable by the researchers that need them.
Program R with RStudio, GitHub, and UofM Remote Server are what keeps postdoc research associate Althea ArchMiller busy — and productive — each day, from her commute to work in the morning to her commute home at night.
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.
Today, immigration historians from across the country launched #ImmigrationSyllabus, a website and educational resource to help the public understand the deep historical roots of today’s immigration debates.
One hundred and fifty papers downloaded nearly 8,000 times is the result of work by University librarians Shannon Farrell and Wanda Marsolek, who are creating collections of local research in the University Digital Conservancy, in partnership with University faculty members.