People of the Library is an ongoing series brought to you by a group of students called the Michigan Library Engagement Collaborative. They will interview library staff as well as the students, faculty and community members who use our Library.
Posts on March 2016
Memoirist and food journalist, Ruth Reichl's first contemporary novel takes us into the world of a long-standing food magazine. The former Gourmet editor knows this setting and its inhabitants well. The heroine, Billie Breslin, has left college and moved from California to New York City to work for Delicious! an iconic culinary magazine as the editor's assistant. With her impeccable palate and interest in writing, this is the perfect job for her.
Martha Stuit shares her current philosophy on reference service. It is her take on why and how librarians serve as reference professionals. Her “keys” to reference so far are: Openness Problem Solving Teaching Learning
On display in the Shapiro Lobby digital screens this week is a Penny Stamps Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. We also have featured information tables from Big Ticket Productions and Thus Spoke.
How does a library present the right information to patrons at the right time and place in the face of changing services, new technologies and vendors? User Journeys provide a way to create and improve what information, services and tools will help users on their path to the resources and services they seek. Find out what insights our team gained from developing User Journeys and we'll tell you about tools, resources and templates you can use to make your own!
The Materials Collection at the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library has vast potential as a learning resource. I interviewed Rebecca Price to get her thoughts about how faculty, students, and visitors can profit from the collection’s existence at U-M Library.
As part of the ongoing series of events commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death this term, join us tonight (March 15th) for a live performance from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance from 5:00-7:00pm in the Hatcher Gallery.
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