General Announcements

Suggest a Book for the Collections

Photo of a stack a library books.

The Library welcomes suggestions from the University community for additions to our collections. If you would like to suggest a new book, journal, DVD, etc. for purchase by the Library, please fill out our purchase suggestion form.  Your suggestion will be forwarded to the appropriate library subject specialist for consideration. Because we obtain new materials every day, please check the library catalog before submitting your suggestion.

Study Room Reservations

Students studying in a Shapiro Library group study room.

Looking for a group study room? You can reserve a study room in advance via our online forms.

If you're interested in reserving a study room in Shapiro or in Hatcher libraries, or if you're interested in reserving one of the Shapiro Library Tech Suite rooms, place your request at least one day in advance via our online reservation system

If you'd like to reserve a study room at the Duderstadt Center, place your request on the Duderstadt Center Room Scheduling web site.

New Faculty Publication

Charles Garrett, professor of musicology, has an essay titled "The Humor of Jazz" in the book Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries (ML 3506 .J465 2012), a new publication from the University of California Press. Garrett is also co-editor of the volume.

Taubman Library director elected president of the Medical Library Association

Jane Blumenthal, Director of the Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan

Jane Blumenthal, Director of the Taubman Health Sciences Library, has been elected to serve president of the Medical Library Association (MLA) for a one-year term that begins in May 2012. She will assume the office of president-elect at the conclusion of the association’s annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in May 2011.