THL Rare Books moving to Special Collections Library

The Taubman Health Sciences Library's (THL) rare book collection is moving to the Special Collections Library on the seventh floor of the Hatcher Graduate Library.  Containing titles that range from 1470 to the early 20th century, the rare books present a wide range of materials related to the history of medicine.  . Of special interest … Continue reading THL Rare Books moving to Special Collections Library

THL Print Collection on the Move

In preparation for the next phase of the renovation plans for the Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL), the bulk of the print collection will begin moving to a permanent storage location starting on July 9th with an anticipated completion date in September.  UM affiliated users will be able to request materials from this collection using … Continue reading THL Print Collection on the Move

New vision, new building

At their April 19th meeting, U-M’s Board of Regents approved a project to renovate the Taubman Health Sciences Library building and to appoint an architect to design the reconfigured space. The university’s press release about this is available at http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/medical-education-space-0420. The new vision for the building is an exciting one. The building will become a … Continue reading New vision, new building

The library and the future

This is the first in a series of posts exploring the changing landscape of the Taubman Health Sciences Library. For some time it has been evident that the preferred format for health sciences information is digital. The pace of the transition to electronic resources in medical literature has outstripped the broader library move to digital … Continue reading The library and the future