MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL (March 20, 2017) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the University of Minnesota Libraries is among the 30...
In her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Elizabeth Kolbert writes about the effects of coral bleaching and how the stony coral are among the most endangered groups on the planet. Kolbert will discuss the book and her groundbreaking research on the dynamic between humans and the environment at Northrop on April 13. Tickets are still available.
Kate Peterson, the University of Minnesota Libraries’ Undergraduate Services Librarian, coordinates, collaborates on, and works at events designed for new undergraduate students. She reaches thousands of students each year and connects them to all of the great spaces, online research tools, and services available to them at the Libraries.
Ryan Mattke and the Libraries' Borchert Map Library are working on an interdisciplinary research venture with Augsburg College’s Historyapolis Project in mapping racially restrictive covenants in housing deeds from the early 20th century in Minneapolis.
The Natural Resources Library recently celebrated the life and discoveries of Charles Darwin, in recognition of Darwin Day on February 12, which coincides with Charles Darwin’s birthday and is celebrated across the globe each year.
The University of Minnesota Archives is celebrating Women's History Month with a series of social media posts on Twitter. The University of Minnesota has been...
Spring break is almost here and the Bio-Medical Library has some binge-worthy resources for a safe and healthy vacation! We have you covered no matter where your spring break destination takes you.
Minnesota Public Radio's Marianne Combs featured Penumbra Theatre, the Minnesota History Center, and the University Libraries' Umbra Search in a story that aired February 21 and is now featured on its website.
Hedley Donovan is the subject of this installment of "From the Archivist." Donovan, University of Minnesota alumnus, '34, was a prominent and successful journalist. While attending the University, Donovan was editorial chairman of the student newspaper, the Minnesota Daily. His journalism career spanned four decades, beginning as a reporter with the Washington Post and ending as Editor-in-Chief for Time Inc., where he oversaw Time, Fortune, Money, Life, Sports Illustrated, and People magazines.
Jonathan Koffel began working as the Bio-Medical Library's Emerging Technology and Innovation Strategist in January of this year. In this newly-developed role, Koffel will provide leadership for the Bio-Medical Library on ways to integrate new technology into the library's programming.
Three books with short story collections were featured in this episode of Read This Book! with Kaia Sievert and host Tim Johnson. The books will be featured beginning March 1 at the University of Minnesota's Wilson Library.
John Coy whose most recent books are Their Great and Gap Life, is the winner of the 2017 Kerlan Award from the University of...
Joining a growing movement around the country to preserve federal research data, the University of Minnesota will be hosting DataRescue-Twin Cities on February 24-25 on its west bank campus.
The Libraries' Cecily Marcus spoke at the February 17 opening reception for "Penumbra at 40: Art, Race and a Nation on Stage" — the Minnesota History Center's wonderful new exhibit. Marcus is curator of our Givens Collection, which provided many of the materials for the exhibit.
While using a relatively new technique to safely preserve historic and brittle panoramic photos, a staff member with the University Libraries’ Collection Management and Preservation Department made an amazing — and very personal — discovery.