Join us next Tuesday, July 9th from 1 - 2:30 pm in the Hatcher Gallery to hear University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, Paul Courant, discuss academic libraries and the impacts of digitization. During Mr. Courant's tenure as Dean of Libraries (he was previously University Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs) he famously … Continue reading Open Conversation with Library Dean Paul Courant
A little while ago I attended a brown bag session at MLibrary that is part of the summer series titled, I Don't Think That Means What You Think It Means (+1 for The Princess Bride reference) on visualization. For me it was particularly interesting because it elucidated that there is not a standard accepted definition for what exactly constitutes … Continue reading University of Michigan Visualization Report
Update You can now watch Michael Carroll's keynote here (the audio becomes much better ~1 minute in). Now back to your regularly posted blog: Join the University of Michigan Library and Open.Michigan for a community conversation that explores how copyright impacts our professional lives. "Copyright Camp 2013: Who owns research data, and who cares?" takes … Continue reading Copyright Camp 2013: Who Owns Research Data, and Who Cares?
As part of the University Library Associates program, all ULAs complete a second year project, typically outside of their "home" library. Frequently, ULAs choose to explore another area of the library, or a different library on campus - but I elected to work with the Office of University Development (OUD) in an effort to forge stronger … Continue reading Synergies between Libraries and Development Departments: A ULA 2nd Year Project Retrospective
Read Susan Topol's full story on the collaboration here. From the article: ICD Connection: Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator is a collection of stories that describe what it’s like to live with an ICD—a device that is implanted under the skin to treat life-threatening heart rhythms that can lead to sudden cardiac arrest. The ICD Connection book … Continue reading UMHS, UM Med School, & MLibrary Collaborate to Publish New Book
It's that time of the semester - deadlines and project just seem incessant and our computers become our ever-present companions. Thankfully, MLibrary has several events this week that can help alleviate the stress for a bit! Dogs will be visiting the Shapiro Undergraduate Library this week at the following times: Wednesday, April 24, 1 - … Continue reading Finals have you stressed? Dogs are at MLibrary!
On Friday, March 15th the University of Michigan is hosting a campus-wide kick-off event for the Connected Learning Environment Series at the Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery tomorrow focusing on a discussion about connected learning environments, considering ways to create, manage, and investigate the outcomes in these spaces. Friday, March 15, 2013 Noon - 4 pm Refreshments provided Hatcher … Continue reading Attention Educators: The Connected Learning Environment Event, Friday March 15!
The next talk in this new series from the University of Michigan Library will take place this coming Monday, February 25, 2013, from 10 am - 11:30 am in the Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab. Alex DaSilva from the Department of Biologic and Materials Science, and the Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort (HOPE) with the … Continue reading Check it out: The Emergent Research Conversation Series
From the University Record: By Mary Morris - Jane Blumenthal, director of the Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL) since 2006, has been promoted to associate university librarian. “Jane, in addition to her extraordinary leadership of the THL, is a vital participant in policy and budgeting issues that affect the library as a whole, and … Continue reading Taubman Health Sciences Library Director to become Associate University Librarian