New Atari 7800 Games

barnyard blaster

We now have several new Atari 7800 games available! They all come with boxes in near mint condition which feature the box art of the era, so we thought we'd share a few examples with you. Enjoy!

New Computer refresh cycle tool for the Library

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The University of Michigan Library replaces roughly 1/4 of our computers every year. It is a long and complicated process when one considers the number of library staff and the number of computers (both in office and public areas where staff machines are used) involved. This year we use a locally developed tool to streamline the process.

Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman

Cover of Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman

Here Be Dragons is an epic historical novel set in thirteenth-century England and Wales. Llewelyn ab Iorwerth, Prince of North Wales, is married off in a political alliance to Joanna, illegitimate daughter of King John of England. Against all expectations, and in spite of an almost twenty-year difference in their ages, they fall in love. But when Joanna's father decides he wants to make Wales part of his kingdom, Joanna's loyalties are torn between the two men she loves most, her...

LGBTQ Comics display

LGBTQ full display

This June, we are highlighting LGBT Pride Month with our comics and graphic novels display. You'll find a mix of nonfiction and fiction that includes works by queer artists, works featuring queer characters, graphic biographies of LGBT people, and more!

Video Game Design Book Display

Display sign

We have a new book display on the 2nd floor of the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library, which highlights the growing number of books we carry on video game design. Some subjects that are covered in the display are video game art, music, sounds effects, programming, and career choices. You can check out some other books we have on the subject in our library catalog.

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