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A Matter of Facts Blog

Presidential Election 2020

What is a Presidential Primary and why should you participate?

Get background, details on what's new, and links to news and resources about presidential primary elections in Minnesota in this installment of "A Matter of Facts" from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

From the Archivist Blog

High resolution composite macro image of the stone created in 2020. Photographer: Samantha Porter.

The Roseau Stone

The Roseau Stone is a small, smooth, one-and-a-half-inch oblong sedimentary stone. The stone was found in an area near the present-day town of Roseau, Minnesota, in 1916 or 1918. There are many theories about the origin of the stone. For the past 50 years, it was part of the collections at the University of Minnesota Archives.

Blue Ox Review

Bologna Ragazzi

What is the Bologna Children's Book Fair? For 57 years BCBF has been the  premiere international event for children's publishing. Every spring the universe of books, illustration and multimedia contents are featured in Bologna, Italy,...

Health Sciences Libraries News

Glass eyes.

Meeting a medical artifact: Artificial eyes

Students in Dominique Tobbell’s Technology and Medicine in Modern America class had a unique opportunity to place contemporary issues in medicine and health care in their historical context. In the second of a series of three articles, we showcase the work of U of M College of Biological Sciences student, Sarah Copeland, and her research on artificial eyes.

Kirschner Cookbook Collection Blog

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Minnesota cookie recipes and Somali American cookbook

Megan Kocher reviewed The Great Minnesota Cookie Book and Soo Fariista, a Somali American cookbook, on this installment of Read This Book from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Land of 10,000 Workflows Blog

AUL Claire Stewart

How I Work: Claire Stewart

Claire Stewart, Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning at the University Libraries, talks about the technology and tools that she uses in her daily life. Her favorite: Wunderlist. And she is on the verge of dumping her laptop entirely for a desktop in the office and an iPad 6th generation when she's mobile.

Archives and Special Collections News

Bologna Ragazzi

What is the Bologna Children's Book Fair? For 57 years BCBF has been the  premiere international event for children's publishing. Every spring the universe of books, illustration and multimedia contents are featured in Bologna, Italy,...

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