Inside the Student Mind: Library Perspectives from a Student Engagement Ambassador

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Starting last October, I worked as the University of Michigan Library Student Engagement Ambassador. With six other wonderful ambassadors, we aimed to actively publicize library resources and services to the campus community through events and social media. We functioned in two different teams: the programming team focused on creating and planning events while the social media team concentrated on publicizing by making posts on Facebook and Twitter. The system was flexible enough to chime in...

New Exhibit: The Art and Science of Healing: From Antiquity to the Renaissance

Exhibit Poster: The Art and Science of Healing: From Antiquity to the Renaissance

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit from the Special Collections Library. It includes an extraordinary selection of magical, religious, and medical artifacts held at Special Collections, the Papyrology Collection, and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. These objects are an extraordinary evidence of how people coped with physical and mental ailments from antiquity through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

This Week in the Shapiro Lobby: February 13-19, 2017

Tiny little red hearts in the shape of a giant red heart

This week in the Shapiro Lobby we are featuring the second week of Cafe Shapiro with profiles of student writers and information about the event. Join us for two Cafe Shapiro nights on Monday and Wednesday as well as a Valentine's Day event on Tuesday. We will also be hosting information tables for Brightspot, the Institute for the Humanities Undergraduate Advisory Group, and Beyond the Diag.

The Value of a Dollar

The Value of a Dollar cover

The Value of the Dollar is an interesting collection of historical information on topics ranging from the prices of different goods, the wages made by people in different jobs, and other measures of the value of the dollar over time.

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