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Historical note: The Libraries have a rich portfolio of collections, services, and public programming. Distributed in 14 facilities with collections including over 6.5 million volumes and a rapidly growing virtual collection of electronic resources, the Libraries provide critical resources in support of the University's comprehensive programs and land-grant mission. The Libraries are an integral part of the campus life and a significant collaborator within the state, national, and international research library communities.


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Mapping the Past: Inside the LC Geography and Map Division Special Map Processing Project, 1951-2006

McElfresh, Laura K.; Andrew, Paige G.; Musser, Linda R. (2020-10-15)
Following World War II, the Geography and Map Division at the Library of Congress (LC G&M) launched a summer internship program aimed at map librarians and others. The unpaid experience gave participants the opportunity ...

How We Leave: Migrating Library Publishing Platforms

Molls, Emma (2019-03-04)
In 2017, University of Minnesota Libraries migrated a dozen open access journals to a new publishing platform. This six-month process provided insight into the technical and logistical needs of a new type of content, ...

Persistence of Antibiotics in the Natural Environment: Scoping Review Protocol

Bueno, Irene; He, Huan; Nault, Andre J.; Ziemann, Sarah; Degn, Lauren; Arnold, William A.; Wammer, Kristine H. (2021)
Background: Antibiotics and their metabolites released into aquatic and soil environments have the potential to affect their microbial communities and can be a selection pressure to drive antimicrobial resistance emergence ...

Tell your research story: visualization, design, and messaging

Hunt, Shanda L (2021-06)
This 90-minute presentation introduces the audience to data visualization as a research dissemination strategy, highlighting techniques like storytelling, design principles, targeted messaging, and ethics and accessibility.

Cooperative Collection Development: Current Practices for Area Studies

Vetruba, Brian W. (2021-04-12)
Using results from a 2020 survey sent to librarians at ARL institutions, this poster will provide a composite view of current cooperative collection activities for area studies and foreign language collections. Data for ...

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