Leading up to the re-opening of the renovated Taubman Health Sciences Library building in summer 2015, we are planning a series of blog posts highlighting aspects of the library’s history. This first post focuses on the first 50 years of the library, from its mid-nineteenth century beginnings to the turn of the 20th century.
Posts on August 2014
This Wednesday's watermarks feature: three crescents motifs in papers of various manuscripts from the Islamic Manuscripts Collection.
The corner of S. State and N. University, a busy place a century ago, is still a hub of campus activity. But 100 years has brought a few changes! Check out the Art Museum and the Kelsey Museum additions. Take a bus to North Campus and see the Wave Field.
Today we have a post from our guest author, Amanda Cote. Since we recently added mobile gaming to our collections, it has been a topic of much discussion among us.
For panoramic views of sites around the world, visit AROUNDER at www.arounder.com. AROUNDER is just one of many image sites we feature on the Images Libguide.
The Ted Kaczynski Papers are part of the Special Collections Library’s Joseph A. Labadie Collection which documents the history of social protest movements and marginalized political communities from the 19th century to the present. The Ted Kaczynski papers were acquired in 1998 and the bulk of the collection includes correspondence written to and by Kaczynski since his arrest in 1996. Other materials in the archive include legal documents used during his trial, writings by Kaczynski, clippings...
More than 15% of user searches for the seven most commonly used databases on the University of Michigan Library’s website were misspellings of the database name. We looked through our search logs for the three months spanning January 1-April 2, 2014, to find correct and likely incorrect search queries.
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