The U-M Shapiro Undergraduate Library (UGL) collection serves the course-related and extracurricular information needs of U-M undergraduate students. This collection encourages students to explore new ideas, gain research skills, and become lifelong learners. How can we tailor this small collection (approximately 175,000 volumes) to meet their current needs?
Posts on July 2017
A Chinese Studies Librarian travels to the UK to talk about books, the indexing of.
We are very pleased to have Susan Borda join the UM-Library as our very first Data Workflows Specialist. What exactly does a Data Workflows Specialist do you ask? Read on...
The University of Michigan hosted the inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity conference on June 5-6, 2017. Co-sponsored by NSF’s iDigBio program and the U-M Museums of Zoology, Paleontology, and the University Herbarium, this conference brought together researchers, database managers, and funders to discuss current projects and future plans for collection and use of biodiversity data.
In this book, Michigan State University School of Journalism students cover a range of topics related to faculty behavior that can be stumbling blocks for student learning and civil discourse on today's diverse campuses.
We have two new book displays on the 2nd floor of the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library. Together, they represent the theme of Summer vacation with books, videos and graphic novels from our collection.
The manuscript currently preserved in our library under the shelfmark Isl. Ms. 350 has a fascinating history that can be traced in internal owners’ marks and external documentary sources. Produced in Delhi, the manuscript was acquired by the library in 1924 along with several hundred other manuscripts from Istanbul that came to be known as the "Abdul Hamid Collection." How did these manuscripts reach Ann Arbor? Read the intriguing story in this second of two posts!
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