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My research on the Tylenol incident

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Hey my name is Emily Ramirez. I work as an intern at the Health Sciences Libraries, completing a project at the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine. I'm finding tamper proof medicines, and also preparing some of the things that are going to be shown in the Wangensteen Historical Library’s exhibit here at the University of Minnesota related to the 40 year anniversary of the tampering of Tylenol bottles.
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Activate active learning in the Health Sciences Library Commons

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The Commons is a gathering place located in the Health Sciences Library for interprofessional development, discussion, and innovation. It connects a broad community of librarians, instructional designers, teaching experts, and technology leaders in support of educational goals.
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Old Medicine in the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine

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Hey my name is Emily Ramirez. I go to Longfellow High School. I'm working in the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine  this summer as an intern through the StepUp program.
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My time as a Health Sciences Library intern

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Hey my name is Emily Ramirez. I go to Longfellow High School. I'm happy that I got the chance to experience Step Up for the first time. Step Up is a program for young people to have a look at what a professional job is like. This is a photo journal documenting my time as a Health Sciences Library intern as part of the Step Up program. This week, I'm sharing some pictures of glass bottles from the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine.
Heidelberg students examine rare books in the Wangensteen Historical Library.

Libraries key role in international dentistry exchange

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Hospitality to visitors from afar may include a gift bag of treats. For German students of dentistry from Heidelberg University, those treats included an introduction to the jaw-dropping high-tech in the Health Sciences Library and the history-rich learning environments in the Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine.
Multimedia Specialist Charlie Heinz demonstrates the Libraries virtual reality software to College of Design students.

UMN student wins national award with Libraries’ help

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University of Minnesota design student wins national award with help from the Libraries. The prize? A paid internship at the Kate Spade fashion house in New York City this summer. “Our students have the cutting edge skills that they need” because of the Libraries’ virtual reality studio, says Professor Juanjuan Wu.

Research Byte: *NEW* NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

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Beginning in January 2023, there will be new data management and sharing requirements when submitting grant funding applications to NIH. Start learning now about what you need to do to be in compliance.

Anatomy illustrated: Scientific images and the body at the Wangensteen Historical Library

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“Anatomy Illustrated: Scientific Images and the Body” showcases some of the most important examples of the Wangensteen Historical Library’s vast collection of historical anatomical illustrations. Central to the exhibit are three of the collection’s flap anatomies, reproduced and made larger so that viewers can interact with them. View this exhibit now through September 2022.

Help us name our new male skeleton!

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The Health Sciences Library has acquired a new male skeleton and we need your help in choosing a name.
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Old items bring new joy: Meet the Maker of the Month, Annie Henly

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Meet Annie Henly, staff member from CDes who hosts Mending Mondays in the UMN Libraries every Monday during the semester. She teaches visitors to the Breakerspace how to mend their belongings and bring new life to old objects. Part of the Maker of the Month series by the Innovation and Experiential Learning Department in the University Libraries.

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