Posts on July 2018

Old Books Gain New Life: Michigan Library Scholars 2018

My experience as a Michigan Library Scholar during the summer of 2018. The project entitled "Asian Studies Centers Publication Program" had the goal of making backlist publications in Asian Studies from the University of Michigan Press more widely available. Through this program, I was able to gain new experiences and learning opportunities through the library, Michigan Publishing, and the Michigan Press.

My Time as Michigan Library Scholar

This past summer, I was a part of the Michigan Library Scholars program, where I worked a librarian mentor to complete a capstone project with a global or international focus. My project was the International News Resources Assessment Project, whose goal was to explore the kinds of news content the library is able to provide, more effectively document the process of acquiring international news resources, and have a better of understanding of the news landscape internationally.

Proudly Announcing the Refreshed, Visually Restyled, and Remodeled to be More User-Friendly - Bentley Historical Library Digital Collections

The newly improved collection main page for Digitized Selections from the Charles I. Walker Collection, 1817-1887

Over the past year, Library Information Technology - specifically Digital Content & Collections, Digital Library Applications, and Design & Discovery - has been collaborating with the Bentley Historical Library to assess and update the interfaces for some of their digital collections. The results have improved usability, allowed us to document lessons learned that can be applied to the new digital platform that we are building for our digital collections, and forged deeper ties with a...

Surreal Life with Bugs Bunny

Franklin and Penelope Rosemont with books and their mascot Bugs Bunny, 1998

The Labadie Collection’s Franklin and Penelope Rosemont Papers document their commitment to living out their surrealist ideals through notebooks, exhibition notes, photographs, unpublished manuscripts, and three extensive series of correspondence that include texts and original artwork from many individuals and groups.

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