continuum – Summer 2014

Library Specialists: Fueling Discovery on Campus

ISSUE 12, 2014


Data Is the New Oil

Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor

Preserving Date for Future Research

Data curation services ensure public access of research data.

Bridging Disciplines on the Path to New Discoveries

Digital Art Sciences + Humanities initiative propels interdisciplinary research forward.

Librarian Plays Key Role in Patient Care

Making the rounds to support evidence-based practice.

Legal Eagle

Providing expertise on copyright law and fair use in the University’s best interest.

Short Stacks

News from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Notable Acquisitions

A selection of the new additions to archives and special collections.

The Year in Pictures

Highlights from a great year of programs and events featuring Will Shortz, Andrea Davis Pinkney, Wendy Lehr, and much more!

The Face of Our Friends

Friends of the Libraries president Judy Hornbacher leads off a section recognizing our supporters.


About this issue

Editor: Mark Engebretson
Associate Editor: Laura Krueger Vitko
Design & Production: Alison Klunick
Contributing Writers: Erinn Aspinall, Suzy Frisch, Mark Engebretson, Wendy Pradt Lougee, Judy Hornbacher, Laura Krueger Vitko
Photography: Paula Keller, Mark Engebretson, John Nicholson