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Online collection documents building of the Dixie Highway

Dixie Highway map from 1915, from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

by Mary Morris

William Sydnor Gilbreath Sr. wanted to be remembered for his work as the driving force pushing the creation of the Dixie Highway, a paved route connecting the U.S. midwest to the south which was inspired by the east-to-west Lincoln Highway, and was the first highway to span the U.S.

Leading change

By Danielle Colburn, Communications & Marketing Intern

For institutions to keep up with innovations in higher education, staff members must be looking to the future. At the University of Michigan Library, librarians are doing just that.

Students awarded for research

Zac Arrington, winner of the Global Award for a multi-term project

By Danielle Colburn, Communications & Marketing Intern, U-M Library

Kiri Alvarado, a recent graduate in Women’s Studies from U-M, said the vastness of the collections available at the U-M Library are staggering, and for a researcher, a little daunting.