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 February 2016
On display in the Shapiro Lobby digital screens this week is the "Black History Month Exhibit - #WeAreNow: Black Student Organizations Promoting Change". The exhibit will be accompanied by a Black History Month event on Wednesday, 2/24, with refreshments and button making. We will also have featured tables from the Panhellenic Association, Dream Corps International, Active Minds at U-M: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and TEDxUofM.
The library has access to online videos in the areas of art, architecture, and engineering. Books 24x7, Art and Architecture in Video, and Engineering Case Studies Online each have a selection of educational videos and/or documentaries.
This blog post was written by Christopher Seeman, LSA Class of 2017 - B.S. in Statistics, Minor in Mathematics & Digital Studies I began working as a Student Instructional Technology Consultant for the Graduate Library in April 2015. Since January I've been a student consultant in the newly created ScholarSpace. I’ve discovered that I’m learning just as much as our patrons! Working as a consultant requires a drive to learn new tools, flexibility and openness to unique solutions, and a...
On display in the Shapiro Lobby digital screens this week are the Cafe Shapiro Student Profiles. Stop by to see the profiles of our student authors in this year's Cafe Shapiro. We also welcome students from TEDxUofM and MPowered, who will have featured tables in the lobby throughout the week.
Operations staff and LIT’s LTIG (Learning Technologies Incubation Group) started work in April 2015 to define and build a Drupal-based Course Reserves request and processing system. Operations staff at Shapiro Undergraduate, Fine Arts, Music, Art, Architecture & Engineering, and Taubman libraries recently started using the new tool to capture and manage Course Reserves requests from faculty.
The exhibit Shakespeare on Page and Stage: A Celebration (Audubon Room, January 11-April 27, 2016) showcases both the textual and performance history of Shakespeare’s plays. With this post, we focus in greater detail on Paul Robeson’s performance as Othello in Ellen Van Volkenburg and Maurice Browne’s 1930 London production at the Savoy Theater.
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