It's that time again. Time to get away from your noisy roommates and study for exams.
Have you discovered that the Google image search isn't all that helpful for locating images related to your academic work? The University Library produces and/or subscribes to numerous image databases.
You can find blueprints, medical images, art images, even photos associated with today's news, in our databases. Whether you'd like to add an image to your report, lecture, presentation or poster, you will likely find a good source using the library's image databaess. And check out the library's helpful research guide to learn more about these unique resources.
Join us at the Computer & Video Game Archive to celebrate female gamers. Dress up, bring friends, and get your geek on! Ladies get priority on game stations, but everyone is welcome.
There is a Lioness on the University of Michigan campus, and her name is Cassie Michael. You wouldn’t know it by looking at her, but this by-all-appearances typical undergraduate spent two 7-month tours in Iraq wearing Kevlar and a helmet.
The Third Thursday at the Clark Library theme this month is "Maps of Food," so we'll have maps related to all things food, drink, and agriculture, including many beautiful antique maps with illustrations of food bounty to highlight a region's agricultural fecundity.
Dr. Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann describes her project of cataloging Greek manuscripts in American Libraries and then focuses on the University of Michigan collection and the results of her research to date.
This is an opportunity to learn about visual impairment from those whom you may not know live, work, cope and succeed with severe visual issues. Participants include Carolyn Grawi from the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living and the U of M School of Social Work, Jane Berliss-Vincent of the U of M Knox Center for Adaptive Technology; a piano performance by Carmen Cazarez Polk from Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis and an art exhibit by Sunny Smith of the University Library.
The Stephen S. Clark Library will be hosting their regular Third Thursday exhibit this Thursday, October 18th, entitled "Perils at Sea." The event will feature maps of 17th century sea monsters, Great Lakes shipwrecks, treasure maps, pirates, more modern threats such as U-boats, and much, much more!