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A Matter of Facts Blog

The word, Impeachment, highlighted in the Constitution

Options to remove or bar a president from office

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After the insurrection at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 — with hundreds of Trump supporters swarming and entering the Capitol building in opposition to Trump’s presidential election loss — lawmakers are poised to remove Trump from office. The three primary ways we are seeing this unfold is through impeachment, the 14th Amendment, or the 25th Amendment.

From the Archivist Blog

Dense pine forest

U Libraries receives $108,000 for Minnesota Landscapes

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Minnesota Landscapes: Documenting Environmental History through Archival Sources is a year-long project to examine and describe archival collections related to Minnesota’s environmental history and climate.

Blue Ox Review

Paul Von Drasek

Book industry veteran Paul Von Drasek dies

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A fierce advocate for writers and readers, Paul Von Drasek, 71, died in his sleep of natural causes on May 16. He began his career in bookstores and then spent more than 30 years in sales for book publishers. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Von Drasek, Curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Health Sciences Libraries News

Dozens of brightly colored boxes that contain pharmaceutical products are on a table covered by a blue-quilted cloth. Anna Shepherd's blue-gloved hand is seen pointing at a box on the table.

Preserving the past for the future

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A behind-the-scenes look at how historical artifacts from the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine are prepared for a physical move into a newly-built space that will ensure preservation and access for decades to come.

Kirschner Cookbook Collection Blog

Cooking during the pandemic

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Megan Kocher and Lisa Von Drasek discussed cookbooks they liked the most for cooking and baking during the pandemic, 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

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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

The promise of trees

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Trees and their fruits have taken over the display cases in the Andersen Horticultural Library and Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Visitor’s Center to illustrate "Turning over a New Leaf." The exhibit, co-curated by Andersen Librarian Kathy Allen and Library Assistant Adrienne Alms, accords with the Arboretum’s theme for this summer — the Season of Trees. The exhibit runs through Oct. 31 at the Andersen Horticultural Library, open Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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