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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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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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Read This Book!: Science and Bicycles

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Read This Book!: Science and Bicycles

Read This Book!: Science and Bicycles, features Carolyn Rauber, a University of Minnesota science and engineering librarian. In this episode, Rauber highlights four books related to the science of bicycles.

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Medicine of Downton Abbey period ‘almost terrifying’

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Medicine of Downton Abbey period ‘almost terrifying’

Viewing the current Downton Abbey exhibit at the Wangensteen Historical Library left graduate student Jeff Moulton feeling a bit queasy thinking about medicine of the early 20th century. “There are some things that are almost terrifying,” said Moulton, a big Downton Abbey fan, while noting that the exhibit contained “a lot of pokers and tweezers.”

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‘Bound Fragments’ exhibit closes February 28

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‘Bound Fragments’ exhibit closes February 28

If you want to see the current Bell Library exhibit, you had better hurry. The exhibit, “Bound Fragments: 60 Years of Collecting at the James Ford Bell Library,” closes on February 28. The exhibit is part of the Bell Library’s 60th Anniversary celebration.

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Libraries launches MNCAT Discovery and new website

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Libraries launches MNCAT Discovery and new website

University Libraries has launched a new default search tool called MNCAT Discovery, which is delivered via a new mobile-friendly website. MNCAT Discovery allows users to search and access the overwhelming majority of articles and other materials made available by the Libraries, as well as books and other Libraries holdings.

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Best children’s books for 2013

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Best children’s books for 2013

In a series of “Read This Book!” episodes, Lisa Von Drasek discusses her favorite children’s books for 2013. Von Drasek is the curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries.

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Read This Book! Episode 3

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Read This Book! Episode 2

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