The first in a series of how-to guides helping you to preserve your personal files and archives!
In this post, student Eric Morgel provides a brief overview of Asa Gray's foundational purchase of materials for the University Library.
Looking for vacation reading? The popular Japanese novelist Murakami Haruki has published a new book.
This week in the Shapiro Lobby we are featuring the exhibit "Shapiro Design Lab: Explore, Inspire, Make, Media" which highlights the cumulative work of the Shapiro Design Lab Residents. We also continue to host donations bins for the Quito Project and Textbooks for Change.
A pop-up exhibit (or rare book meet and greet, as we later came to call them) is an informal, short-term display of Special Collections materials. We take our items outside of the Reading Room because we want as many people as possible to engage with our collections and ask our staff questions. This year, we held six of these exhibits in three locations within the Hatcher & Shapiro Libraries and we're excited to tell you what we've learned from a year of ephemeral events.
In our first ever Artist Spotlight, we are featuring Michelle Sheng who helped create the Fake News exhibit "Changing the Story" which the Shapiro Lobby hosted during the last week of March 2017. Learn about Michelle's thoughts and motivations for creating the exhibit in today's special blog post.
The Michigan Daily Digital Archives is a joint collaboration between the University of Michigan Library IT division, Michigan Daily, and the Bentley Historical Library. The Michigan Daily Digital Archives provides searchable access to over 300 volumes, 23,000 issues of digitized student newspaper, from 1891 through 2014. New volumes of the newspaper will be added in the future as they become available. The Library IT team developed a robust discovery interface for the archives. The team made...
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