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February 14, 2008

Authors' Rights: do you know yours?

Learn about Authors' Rights, a six-minute presentation by the University Libraries for scholars in the University community.

Read about the Libraries' efforts to help keep faculty informed about ways to retain your rights in the recent Daily article. and also note this article in the Chronicle:

The Chronicle of Higher Education
February 12, 2008
Harvard Faculty Adopts Open-Access Requirement

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December 4, 2007

Final Librarian Office Hours for Fall Semester

I will hold office hours in 128 Folwell on Tuesday December 4 and December 11 from 1:30-2:30. Please feel free to contact me outside of office hours at bisch004@umn.edu.

October 24, 2006

Library Book Sale!!

University Libraries Halloween Book Sale - Two days only
Monday, October 30 & Tuesday, October 31
10:00am - 3:00pm
Wilson Library Basement
Where a fistful of change can buy you a tower of books. Thousands of used books for sale, all subjects. Warm up in the cozy basement of Wilson Library and buy yourself everything from ponderous tomes to featherweight romances: nothing costs more than a dollar. This will be the only Wilson Library book sale this semester, so mark your calendar.

September 28, 2006

Lectures, Readings, and Workshops in the Libraries

Visit the Campus Events calendar at http://events.umn.edu/search?sponsors=1666 to learn about upcoming events in the Libraries.

Some highlights: "In the Spotlight: Theatre in the Collections" (10/06/06); "An Evening With Robert Bly," with an introduction by Garrison Keillor (10/26/06); and "Workshop: The History of Printing" (12/09/06)

August 21, 2006

Resources for Womens Studies

The Center for Research Libraries FOCUS Newsletter, Summer 2006 issue is now available online.

This issue is devoted to CRL's wealth of primary sources and documentation on Women's Studies.

Of particular interest to Germanists will be a short article about the Bibliothek der Frauenfrage in Deutschland, a microfiche collection of 6,000 German-language titles about women's issues and the women's movement from 1790-1930.

To download FOCUS in PDF format, go to: http://www.crl.edu/PDF/pdfFocus/Summer06.pdf

July 18, 2006

Heliand Fragment Discovered at the University of Leipzig

A researcher has discovered a 9th century fragment of the Old Saxon Heliand in the special collections at the University of Leipzig Libraries. For a complete press release and images of the fragment see http://www.ub.uni-leipzig.de/service/aktuell/heliand1.htm.