The U-M Library’s Computer & Video Game Archive opened to little fanfare in 2008, sparked by a faculty member’s simple question: Did the library carry any gaming titles?
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By Deborah Holdship
Perhaps more than any modern filmmaker John Sayles personifies American individualism.
Jane Blumenthal, Director of the Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL) since 2006, has been promoted to Associate University Librarian. Paul N.
Can a small group of students advocating for change really make things happen? One group of U-M students thinks so, and they hope to gather support for their cause by bringing Angela Davis to Ann Arbor for the 27th Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium.
The University of Michigan Library’s most famous papyrus, known to scholars as Papyrus 46 (or P46), is now widely available in the form of an app for iPhone and iPad. Users of “PictureIt: EP” can flip through high-resolution images of the 3rd century codex—the oldest known copy of the Letters of St.
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Charles Reynolds.
The University of Michigan Nam Center for Korean Studies is now accepting applications for its 2011 travel grants for scholars of Korea to use the University of Michigan Asia Library.
Graduate Student Discovers Arabic Manuscript in al-Maqrizi’s Own Hand
Noah Gardiner, a third-year graduate student in the [Near Eastern Studies] Department’s AAPTIS division, is a member of the team that is re-cataloguing and digitizing our Library’s splendid collection of Islamic manuscripts. (This three-year project, “Collaboration in Cataloging: Islamic Manuscripts at Michigan,” is funded with a grant from the Mellon Foundation, see http://www.lib.umich.edu/collaboration-cataloging-islamic-manuscripts-michigan and http://www.lib.umich.edu/islamic/ .)