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Wilson Lobby Renovation Update

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Wilson Lobby Renovation Update

The Wilson Library SMART Commons will be moving from the 1st floor to the Basement Level as part of the library’s lobby renovation this summer. As a result, SMART will be unavailable beginning May 19 until it opens in its new location on June 17.

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‘Read This Book!’ – Award Winning Books

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‘Read This Book!’ – Award Winning Books

“Read This Book!:” Award Winning Books, featuring Danika Stegeman, University of Minnesota Libraries.

In this episode, Danika highlights four books from the collections at the University of Minnesota.

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Schoenborn, Skupeko win History Day award

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Schoenborn, Skupeko win History Day award

University Libraries’ Mary Schoenborn and Lynn Skupeko were awarded the 2014 Librarian/Media Specialists of Merit at the State History Day Award Ceremony on May 3. The two were honored for making a difference in the lives of kids through History Day.

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Winners announced in Student Photo Contest

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Winners announced in Student Photo Contest

Judges selected 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the 2014 Student Photo Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries. A fourth award, the Student Choice Award, was given to the student who had the most Facebook likes for his or her entry. First Place Danielle Robertson Second Place Matthew Oleszczak Third […]

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Finals Week Hours and Stressbuster Activities

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Finals Week Hours and Stressbuster Activities

The University Libraries will offer “distraction-free” studying for finals that includes extended hours in our buildings, as well as stress-reducing activities. Use our spaces, our computers, our coffee shops, get help when you need it, and take a break with our awesome activities.

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Libraries’ Downton Abbey exhibit featured on MPR

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Libraries’ Downton Abbey exhibit featured on MPR

Dr. Jon Hallberg, assistant professor at the University of Minnesota and MPR medical commentator toured the Wangensteen Historical Library’s exhibit, “Downton Abbey: Behind the Scenes of Health and Illness,” with Tom Crann, the host of All Things Considered on Minnesota Public Radio News.

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‘Rejoice the Legacy!’ ends May 14

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‘Rejoice the Legacy!’ ends May 14

“Rejoice the Legacy!” displays original manuscript pages, artist dummies, picture book proofs, and original art and sketches selected from among Andrea Davis Pinkney’s more than 20 published children’s and young adult titles.

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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

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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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