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Becky Strauss

How I Work: Becky Strauss

In this installment of "Land of 10,000 Workflows," Becky Strauss, a Ph.D. student and research assistant at the Institute for Rock Magnetism, discusses the tools/software/hardware/etc. that she relies on each day.

Veni, Vidi, Ricci

An Italian Jesuit's Chinese map of the world has captured the imagination of scholars of Chinese culture and history. 'I just gasped!' That was the reaction...

‘The Missing Bullion’

Listen and watch as the Red-Throated League of the Norwegian Explores performs a live radio play of The Missing Bullion, a Sherlock Holmes adaptation written by Edith Meiser (1898-1993). Meiser — a writer, actress, and producer — helped bring Sherlock Holmes to American radio listeners on the NBC radio network in 1930, where they aired until the late 1940s.
Valerie Caesar

Artists take up residence in Libraries

A new residency program at the University of Minnesota Libraries aims to highlight historical collections to create new art, deepen connections between artists and archivists, and deliver art to larger audiences.

Libraries hosts national library publishing forum

Library publishers from across the United States are gathering this week at the University of Minnesota Libraries for the 2018 Library Publishing Forum.
Photo by Maria Soroka: "Laura reading 'The Sound of Music' on a quiet afternoon in Wilson Library."

Winners of 2016 photo contest

Maria Soroka and Samantha Kowalke finished tied for first place in the 3rd annual Student Photo Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Carter Blochwitz won 3rd place and Ryan Riebe took home the People's Choice Award.

How I Work: Kristia Davern

Kristia Davern, Planner Scheduler in Facilities Management at the University of Minnesota writes about the tools she uses at her job. These include software apps commonly used in the maintenance and construction industry, Google Apps, and "old-fashioned" tools, such as pens and notebooks.
Jim Beattie

Recognizing Librarian Beattie’s Contributions to the Health Sciences Libraries

Jim Beattie will be leaving his position as Health Sciences Libraries' liaison to the Medical School in order to pursue a new role in the Medical School's Office of Medical Education.
Members of Vital Aging Network

Showing Off

The University Libraries’ deep roster of curators and archivists open windows to wonders through exhibitions, speeches, and events both on and off campus. They aim to expose people of all ages to what lies inside the University’s massive archive to pique their curiosity and love of learning, and to let them know that it all belongs to them.

Jeffrey Schott Fan Club sweeps Science Quiz Bowl

The Jeffrey Schott Fan Club went undefeated on its way to becoming champions of the 2015 Science Quiz Bowl on Sunday at Walter Library. It...
Katie Sisneros

How I Work: Katie Sisneros

Katie Sisneros writes about the tools she uses in her daily life as a a sixth year Ph.D. candidate in English literature at the University of Minnesota. Note: Sisneros says that she's "in a committed and loving relationship with Microsoft Word. Which means I'm in a codependent relationship with Dropbox ..."
Andrea Jenkins with Ash Scott

Narrating a transition

The Transgender Oral History Project at the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies is documenting a pivotal time in our society’s understanding of gender.

Tretter Collection, Vecoli featured on Access Minnesota

Lisa Vecoli discussed the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies at the University of Minnesota Libraries on a recent episode of...

Program helps scholars gain access to Libraries’ vast archives

The caverns beneath Elmer L. Andersen Library on the West Bank of the University of Minnesota are known for being, well, cavernous. In fact,...