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A Matter of Facts Blog

Statue of Liberty

A Matter of Facts: Immigration

Topics surrounding immigration are frequently fraught with partisan point-scoring and scare tactics both locally and nationally. This post will help you navigate the flow of information, provide you with links to publicly available information, and point you to University of Minnesota Libraries’ resources to guide your understanding of issues surrounding the topic of immigration.

From the Archivist Blog

Construction of the Social Sciences Tower and School of Business Administration Tower (now known as Heller Hall), circa 1961, http://purl.umn.edu/81313.

The West Bank rises

The West Bank we know today on the Twin Cities campus looked quite different five decades ago. Why, in the 1960s, did the University expand (or to use the preferred term at the time – stretch) to the West Bank of the Mississippi River? To answer that question, the story begins in the 1940s.

Blue Ox Review

Julie Schumacher: Reading and Signing

Julie Schumacher September 13th   Where: Elmer L. Andersen, Room 120 When: September 13, 2018 Event time: 6:30 pm, doors open; 7:00 pm, reading Signing to follow    Parking note: Please be aware that the C-86 parking lot near the library is...

Health Sciences Libraries News

Help us name our new female skeleton

Take our poll to help us name the first female skeleton owned by the Bio-Medical Library. Our new skeleton broadens representation within our anatomical model collection and supports teaching and learning related to women's health. Hurry - the poll closes on Monday, October 1.

Kirschner Cookbook Collection Blog

Cover photo of Sandwich Exotica

Sandwich Exotica

This is a quick post just to say that I came across this today and that led me to look up the cover artist, Todd Schorr, and my life is better for it. (Side...

Land of 10,000 Workflows Blog

How I Work: Katherine Gerwig and Kate Peterson

Working on behalf of all of the library staff, Kate Peterson and and Katherine Gerwig coordinate the Libraries' presence at many events during Orientation and Welcome Week. They work closely with Orientation and Transition Experiences and other campus offices such as the University Bookstores and the Institute on the Environment to connect events with library spaces and relevant initiatives and services.

Archives and Special Collections News

Julie Schumacher: Reading and Signing

Julie Schumacher September 13th   Where: Elmer L. Andersen, Room 120 When: September 13, 2018 Event time: 6:30 pm, doors open; 7:00 pm, reading Signing to follow    Parking note: Please be aware that the C-86 parking lot near the library is...