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Increased access to Chronicle of Higher Education now available

The University campus community can now access the Chronicle of Higher Education in three new ways -- at no cost to the individual. From an...

Tretter Collection to acquire U of M HIV/STD prevention program materials

Program shifts focus from in-person to online Event Details WHO: Dr. Simon Rosser and colleagues will be available for interviews and photo opportunities. WHAT: Nearly 20 years...
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‘For the Common Good’ exhibit examines 1862 Morrill Act’s impact on U of M

The Land Grant Agricultural College Act — known as the Morrill Act and signed by President Lincoln in 1862 — set aside public lands,...

Wendy Lougee begins term as ARL president

Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor at the University of Minnesota, began a one-year term as president of the Association of...
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Natural Resources Library holds grand opening

The new Natural Resources Library, which opened in June, celebrated Oct. 10 with a grand opening event. The new librarysaves $130,000 annually in operating...

First Fridays kicks off with ‘For the Common Good’

Founded in 1851, the University of Minnesota was forced to close a few years later, hit hard by the financial panic of 1857 and...

Quiet? Group? Late night? Caffeine? Computer?

Whatever your needs, we have a study space for you Although some students come to the Libraries to catch a nap between classes, most rely...
Kerlan's 100th Birthday

Celebrating Dr. Kerlan’s 100th!

The University of Minnesota Libraries celebrated the anniversary of Dr. Irvin Kerlan's 100th birthday on Sept. 18, 2012, by hosting a reception and welcoming...

U of M Libraries convenes national discussion on theater archives

What: The Play Within a Play: Saving the Story of Your Theater's Productions When: Thursday-Friday, September 20-21, 2012 Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota Minneapolis/St....

The Face of Our Friends 2012

Minnesotans tend to be fascinated with the past, especially the history of the culture of our state. That's why so many people enjoy visiting...

The Year in Pictures 2012

Libraries Staff Recognition Event The movie-themed Staff Recognition event "Tinseltown in Dinkytown" was held at the Varsity Theater. Paul and Joan Nagel Lecture Henry Adams, professor of...

Notable Acquisitions 2012

A selection of the new additions to archives and special collections. Bill Holm Papers Literary Manuscripts Collections William Jon Holm (1943-2009), Minnesota born-and-bred writer, poet, teacher, composer,...

Short Stacks 2012

News from the University of Minnesota Libraries Minawaanigwad vai!! (This is exciting!!) Speakers of Ojibwe--and those who'd like to learn the language--have a wonderful new reference...

Radical Acts of Collaboration

The HathiTrust has rapidly become the largest digital library in the world—and proven what impossible dreams are possible when we work together to achieve...

Is There a Curator in the House?

The Performing Arts Archives and Penumbra Theatre are collaborating on an innovative project to ensure performances—and their off-stage settings—live on after the curtain closes. The...