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An enchanting evening with Robert Bly

More than 250 people enjoyed an enchanting evening October 16 with renowned poet Robert Bly, who read from his latest collection of poetry, "Stealing Sugar from the Castle," at an event, sponsored by the University of Minnesota Libraries.
Richard Moe event

Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture, featuring Richard Moe

Richard Moe will discuss his latest book, "Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War" November 20, 7:30 p.m., at the 2nd Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture, at Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

Flipping the Frame: (Trans)gressing a Traumatizing Gender Culture

Acknowledging that we are all part of a gender culture that discriminates against some while privileging others, we invite you to participate in a discussion with trans, gender non-conforming, and two-spirit identified panelists who seek to “flip the frame” about gender identity.

19th Annual James W. Cunningham Memorial Lecture

Vera Shevzov, Professor of Religion, Smith College, will present “Imperial Miracles: The Romanovs and Russia’s Icons of the Mother of God” at the 19th Annual James W. Cunningham Memorial Lecture.

Open Education: A conversation with Nicole Allen

As part of Open Access Week, the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA) are proud to present: A Conversation with Nicole Allen on Open Education, Tuesday, October 22, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Coffman Theatre.

The Ethic of Openness

As part of Open Access Week, the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA) are proud to present Dr. David Wiley on "The Ethic of Openness."
Little Syria

Exhibit opening – Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community’s Life and Legacy

Please join us October 24 for an opening night reception, celebrating the exhibit, “Little Syria, NY: An Immigrant Community’s Life and Legacy,” which will be on display October 10 through January 15 in the Elmer L. Andersen Library exhibit galleries.
video

Tools for saving collections in case of emergency

In early September the Libraries participated in two days of exercises designed around collection damage assessment and salvage.

Visualizing the work of a health sciences librarian

by Erinn Aspinall Health sciences librarians join their University colleagues in their academic pursuits.  In the case of librarians at the Health Sciences Libraries (HSL),...
Will Shortz

Shortz thrills audience at Ted Mann

Will Shortz, the New York Times and National Public Radio puzzle master, thrilled about 700 people at Ted Mann Concert Hall last night with...
First Fridays series

First Fridays – Objects of Desire – October 4, 2013

Whether the desire to possess a rare book, a longing for a home to call one’s own, or the pursuit of an organization’s mission, the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries brings the stories to life in this year’s First Fridays presentations.

Health information on a stick: outreach at the Health Sciences Libraries

by Erinn Aspinall It’s 9:00 on a Friday morning and the Health Sciences Libraries’ Outreach Librarian is ready to begin her day.  But Anne Beschnett...

10th Annual NOMMO, featuring poet Marilyn Nelson

Join us for the 10th Annual NOMMO African American Author Series, featuring poet Marilyn Nelson and host Alexs Pate at Cowles Auditorium. The evening will include readings, a discussion between Nelson and Pate, and time for questions from the audience.

‘U’ Libraries to conduct hands-on salvage training

Participants to learn how to handle, recover books damaged during disasters Librarians usually don’t come to mind when thinking about front-line emergency responders. But it’s...