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continuum 2011 -The Lifecycle of Knowledge

Issue 9 – 2011

Seeds of Change
Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor

Search, Research, and Repeat
With so much of the world’s information available online, where do librarians fit in?

Planning for the Future of Research
The Libraries are helping researchers care for the seeds of new knowledge.

Veni, Vidi, Ricci
An Italian Jesuit’s Chinese map of the world has captured the imagination of scholars.

Short Stacks
News from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Notable Acquisitions
A selection of the new additions to archives and special collections.

The Year in Pictures
A scrapbook featuring Jim Lehrer, Garrison Keillor, mystery writers, a dunk tank, and more.

The Face of Our Friends
Friends of the Libraries president Gayle Graham Yates leads off a section recognizing our supporters.


About this issue

Editor: Marlo Welshons

Design & Production: Jen Peters

Contributing Writers: Wendy Pradt Lougee, Kelly O’Brien, Marlo Welshons, Gayle Graham Yates