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The Face of Our Friends 2011

What's in It for Friends of the Libraries? There is a cookbook collection in Magrath Library on the St. Paul campus of the University of...

Year in Pictures 2011

Photo credits Jayme Halbritter (staff picnic, Lehrer, Keillor, Minnesota Institute) Dan Marshall (Spence) John Nicholson (Minnesota mystery writers, Jenkins) Marlo Welshons (Renmin) Jenny Veile (Quiz Bowl)

Notable Acquisitions 2011

A selection of the new additions to archives and special collections. Rare African American Literature Collection in Honor of Lou Bellamy Archie Givens, Sr. Collection of African...

Short Stacks 2011

News from the University of Minnesota Libraries An Elephant in the Library . . . When a proposed settlement in the Google Books lawsuit was rejected...

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...

Planning for the Future of Research

The University of Minnesota Libraries have been developing educational and outreach 
programs to support researchers throughout the data lifecycle. Today's research labs look much different...

Search, Research, and Repeat

With so much of the world's information available online, some ask "who needs librarians?" Users at the University of Minnesota Libraries know the answer...

Seeds of Change

Summer! It's the time of year when we are particularly sensitive to the cycle of seasons, the shifts in weather and nature. Summer brings...

Expanding the Reach of Research

During the third week of October this year, libraries around the world hosted lectures, workshops, webcasts, and video contests. At the University of Minnesota,...

Health Through the Ages

image: Maclise, Joseph. Surgical anatomy / by Joseph Maclise. 2nd ed. London : J. Churchill, 1856. 1 v. (unpaged), 52 leaves of plates (some...

The Face of Our Friends 2010

Dear Friends, At the September meeting of the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries board, members were asked what instigated their interest in serving...

An Award-Winning Year

Cupcakes and Trumpets and Libraries, Oh My! So read the headline on a flier posted around campus last spring, inviting the public to a presentation...
doctor and student

The Road to Health

The health care reform debate has focused on offering better care and lower costs. Health sciences librarians play a key role in achieving those goals. Read...

Short Stacks 2010

News from the University of Minnesota Libraries. Dig Deeper @ Your Library Did you know that Minnesota's libraries, along with the expertise of their staff, are...

It’s all about health . . .

The news media have offered abundant headlines about health care. The debate is robust with commentary on access, affordability and costs, and control over choices...