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Library Star Students

Congratulations to Seagin Clauss (Audio Visual) and Jordan Johnson (Circulation) for being chosen as Library Star Students for fall semester! Star Students are library student employees who have demonstrated superior performance in their departments. The library depends heavily on student workers and wishes to recognize those that go above and beyond the call of duty.

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: #MeToo

As major allegations of sexual assault and harassment conducted by politicians, entertainers, CEOs and others have unfolded over the past weeks, the #MeToo movement has spread across social media. Using the #MeToo hashtag, women and men are speaking up about their experiences of sexual assault. Some shared specific stories. Others said, “It happened to me, […]

New Zines Have Landed

We visited the 13th annual Twin Cities Zine Fest earlier this fall and acquired new zines for our collection. Check them out! (Literally. You can check them out.) This collection, which lives on shelves just outside the Hasselquist Room on the main floor, is geared toward expressive work that is hand-made and photocopied, representing an […]

Spirit Photography in ArtStor

Did you know the Library brings you access to ArtStor, a digital library of more than 2 million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences for teaching and research? And just in time for Halloween, an ArtStor blog post about spirit photography in the mid-1800s to early 1900s: “But it looks so real! The […]

Spring Research Opportunity – That Pays

Deadline extended! Are you going to be our next Lindell Scholar? Are you interested in doing fieldwork that will benefit the library and the college – and possibly lead to publication? Would you like to get some funding to do this work? Every other year, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library selects a junior or senior […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Open Access

Welcome back to our Library Matters / Libraries Matter blog series, where we share insights into the issues, questions and opportunities libraries consider on a regular basis. This week, we’re celebrating Open Access Week at the Library, joining a community of researchers, publishers and librarians who advocate for removing barriers to scholarly publications. Open Access […]

Student Appreciation Event

  Students! We know you love the library as a place to study, conduct research, wrestle with ideas, and meet up with friends. You make the library a vibrant, exciting place to be. And we want to show you our thanks and appreciation. We’ll be tabling outside the caf on Friday, October 27 from 11:00am – […]

The Press is Still Not Our Enemy

In recent days, the President has ramped up his attacks against the press, tweeting that NBC and other news organizations should lose their licenses and saying it was “disgusting” that (in his mind) the press can write whatever it wants.   It seems like a good time to repost our The Press is Not Our […]

New! Global Newsstream

New resource this year! Global Newsstream lets you search recent global news and older content stretching back into the 1980s. It features over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and full-text websites. Global Newsstream is part of the Electronic Library for Minnesota, brought to our library through […]

Tea Tuesdays Are Back!

The Library is pleased to announce the return of Tea Tuesdays! Stop by the Library on Tuesdays this semester to grab a cup of tea and catch up with friends before heading off to your studies. Bring your own mug or use one of ours. Hot water and tea will be available from 8:30 or […]