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continuum – Summer 2013

Libraries in the Digital Age

ISSUE 11, 2013


continuum magazineThe Big E
Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor

eLearning Initiatives
The application of technology to learning – eLearning in today’s parlance – is not new at the University.

American History at Your Fingertips
Launch of Digital Public Library of America brings greater access to local treasures.

Leveraging Digital Collections
Demand-driven acquisition and growth of digital collections.

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
Highlights from a great year of programs and events featuring David Pogue, Ted Farmer, Ed Bok Lee, Dominick Argento and more.

The Face of Our Friends
Friends of the Libraries president Pete Magee leads off a section recognizing our supporters.


About this issue

Editor: Mark Engebretson
Associate Editor: Laura Krueger
Design & Production: Alison Klunick
Contributing Writers: Rich Broderick, Suzy Frisch, Mark Engebretson Wendy Pradt Lougee, Pete Magee
Photography: Paula Keller, Mark Engebretson