Posts on January 2018

New PlayStation VR and Board Games

To welcome everyone back to the university for the Winter term, we wanted to highlight some of the most popular games in our collection, including the latest PlayStation VR and board games. Feel free to check them out at your leisure!

Register Now | Mapping Austen’s World: Movement and Journeys in the 19th Century | January 19, 2018

Image of a couple in a horse drawn carriage. Mapping Austen's World: Movement and Journeys in the 19th Century. January 19, 2018

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, the Nineteenth-Century Forum and the University of Michigan Library are excited to offer a one-day interdisciplinary conference on Friday, January 19, 2018, exploring movement, mapping, and margins within the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Attendance is free, but we ask that participants register by January 10, 2018, as space for some sessions is limited. A complimentary lunch will be served for those who register.

The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope

Cover of The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope

The Duke's Children is the last novel in Anthony Trollope's Palliser series, about Parliamentary politics in Victorian England. It's a classical story of generational conflict, as the Duke of Omnium, former Prime Minister, struggles to come to terms with his three grown children's choices in love and politics.


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