Posts tagged "Research"

New Community and Citizen Science Fellows Program

The U-M Library’s Shapiro Design Lab and the U-M Museum of Natural History are happy to announce a new Community and Citizen Science Project Incubator program for University of Michigan faculty, staff, and students! Community and citizen science projects can help scientists conduct extensive, quality research while engaging with members of their community. The program will explore questions about project design, ethics, learning goals, and data management. Participants will create project...

Welcome to Tiny Studies

Medieval sketch of an awkward young man.  He is nude, facing forward but leaning backward.  His right arm hangs behind him. It is impossibly long

Tiny Studies will feature informal notes and insights from research projects in progress throughout the University Library. This will be a focused place to consider how our individual inquiries contribute to the conceptualization of our organization as a whole. Posts by diverse authors will explore the connections in our work, especially during those ephemeral moments of growth or reflection, when whole new constellations emerge in our understanding of the library.

Selfies in the Stacks

I wanted to let you know about my new Tumblr "Selfies in the Stacks" at http://selfiesinthestacks.tumblr.com . The idea of this Tumblr is to encourage students to experience the joys of seeing actual, physical books in the library. The selfies were part of a library project for Beth Hay's Methods of Inquiry class. Check it out and please submit your own selfie in the stacks!