The 90-minute documentary Beethoven in Beijing will be screened at the Michigan Theater on Monday, February 21, at 7:00 PM, followed by a discussion with the co-director and producer.
Posts on February 2022
Check out the new book display in the lobby of the Shapiro Lobby–Relationship Reads!
Enjoy a recently cataloged Jewish Salonica postcard housed at the Jewish Heritage Collection.
Half Life is a beautifully written historical novel with two parallel stories. One is about the famous scientist Marie Curie, and follows the events of her life: her marriage to Pierre Curie, her scientific discoveries, and her Nobel Prizes. The other is completely fictional and is about the woman Marie Curie might have become if she had stayed in Poland and married her first love. Both stories feature an admirable, brilliant woman as the protagonist. The real story and the fictional story...
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (8 February) at 4 pm EST for our next After Hours virtual open house of the term celebrating the launch of Ed Yellin and Jean Fagan Yellin’s book, In Contempt: Defending Free Speech, Defeating HUAC. In writing this book, the authors drew heavily upon materials that are now part of the Labadie Collection.
Replacing the Traditional Library “One-shot” Session with a Series of Online Videos: What Do Students Prefer?
Have you ever done a one-shot instruction session and thought, “I’m overwhelmed with the amount of information I talked about and I’m a librarian. I wonder how the students feel?” I felt that after teaching several capstone engineering courses. So I decided to create a series of videos instead. This blog post describes what I learned about students’ library learning preferences.