April, 2014 Events

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April, 2014 Events

Science Covers Reception 2014

photo of science covers in the library
Photo by Shannon Szalay

Join us to honor faculty, staff, and students in the LSA Natural Sciences departments and the School of Natural Resources and Environment who have recently authored a book or have had a research article featured on the cover of a journal.

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Date & Time
April 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Shien-Ming Wu Current Periodicals Reading Room, 3rd floor
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Event Type
Reception

National Library Week Town Hall Discussion: The Declaration for the Right to Libraries!

"I Can Gather All the News I Need on the Weather Report," photo by Thomas Hawk via Flickr, CC-BY-NC 2.0

In celebration of National Library Week, American Library Association President Barbara Stripling engages the audience in a town hall style discussion on the state of libraries in America.

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Date & Time
April 14, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

National Library Week: Why Libraries Are Here To Stay

Library Sign, photo by Flickr user anthonylibrarian

Head over to the Ann Arbor District Library for a National Library Week event where American Library Association President Barbara Stripling discusses the current state and future of libraries in a presentation titled “Why Libraries Are Here To Stay.”

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Date & Time
April 14, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Multi-Purpose Room, Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown
Series
National Library Week
Event Type
Discussion

Doggies in the Dude!

Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan.

Join us in the lobby of the Duderstadt Center:

     Monday, April 21, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
     Tuesday, April 22, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

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Date & Time
April 22, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location
Lobby, Duderstadt Center, North Campus
Event Type
Open House

Creating an Inexpensive Open Source Book Scanner

For the past two semesters, the University of Michigan Library collaborated with Mechanical Engineering 450 students to create a prototype linear book scanner based on openly-available designs by Google. Please join us to hear the Winter 2014 ME450 students discuss their project, describe the improved design, and demo their prototype.

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Date & Time
April 24, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location
Duderstadt Center, DESIGN LAB 1 (was B245)
Event Type
Talk

More Dogs in the Library

photos of dogs
Golden Retrievers in the library, 2013

Shake off end-of-semester stress while relaxing with a furry friend. Therapy dogs await your attention, courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan.

Join us at the Browsing Collection on the first floor of the Shapiro Library:

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Date & Time
April 24, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, Browsing Collection, First Floor
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Event Type
Open House

Portraying the World Anew: Martin Waldseemüller’s "Carta marina" (1516)

Detail from Martin Waldseemüller’s Carta marina map of 1516

Chet Van Duzer, Jacob M. Price Visiting Research Fellow at the Clements Library, examines the differences between Martin Waldseemüller’s Carta marina of 1516 and his more famous 1507 map.

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Date & Time
April 30, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd Floor Hatcher Graduate Library
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Event Type
Lecture

Library Exhibits