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August 31, 2009

Visit the 4H Building at the State Fair

Extension is celebrating their centennial this year! To commemorate their anniversary they have created a great exhibit at the entrance of the 4H building; it's worth checking out! Kristen Mastel, Extension's librarian, created a poster of Extension publications through the years, and is on display in the 4H building at another centennial exhibit behind the Magic performing arts space. Check out "What is Old is New Again: Extension publications stay relevant through the years" in person!


New Books This Week 08/31/09

Furrer, Suzy.
Building patterns : the architecture of women's clothing.
San Francisco, Calif. : Apparel Arts, c2008.
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Howe, Timothy.
Pastoral politics : animals, agriculture, and society in ancient Greece.
Claremont, Calif. : Regina Books, c2008.
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Towards a more equal society? : poverty, inequality and policy since 1997 /
edited by John Hills, Tom Sefton and Kitty Stewart.
Bristol ; Portland, OR : Policy Press [in association with the] Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2009.
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August 26, 2009

Back to School: Graduate Students Workshops

This week the Libraries are offering numerous workshops for graduate students. You can find a list of workshops available, at: http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/workshops/registration

New Books This Week 08/25/09

Racing romance : love, power, and desire among Asian American/white couples
Nemoto, Kumiko, 1970-
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press c2009
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Talking young femininities.
Pichler, Pia.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan c2009
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Innovation policies and international trade rules : the textile and clothing industry in developing countries
Lal, K. (Kaushalesh), 1955-; Mohnen, Pierre A.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan 2009

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August 17, 2009

New Books This Week 08/17/09

The art of couture sewing
Nudelman, Zoya.
New York : Fairchild c2009
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Our broken dreams : child migration in Southern Africa
Staunton, Irene.; McIvor, Chris.; Bjornestad, Chris.; Save the Children Fund (Great Britain). Mozambique.; Redd barna Moçambique.
Maputo : Save the Children UK and Save the Children Norway ; Harare : Weaver Press 2007
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Cottonwood and the river of time : on trees, evolution, and society
Stettler, R. F. (Reinhard Friedrich), 1929-
Seattle : University of Washington Press c2009
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August 5, 2009

Design Institute Looks to Insects for Inspiration

Bill Moran, Maren Teglmeyer and Carlo Scherer perused rare books at the Entomology, Fisheries and Wildlife Library in August.

Bill Moran is a Lecturer with the Design Institute as well as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Associates of the James Ford Bell Library. Maren and Carlo are design students visiting the University from Wiesbaden, Germany; Bill met them during the European Travels in Type trip in May/June 2009.

August 4, 2009

New Minnesota Energy Careers website

ISEEK launched its Minnesota Energy Careers website (www.MnEnergyCareers.org). The site is for your students, job seekers, and career explorers looking for successful pathways in energy. They can research energy careers, learn about energy education options, and find Minnesota energy employers.

Features of Minnesota Energy Careers include:

● Energy careers and industry segments
● Energy training programs and certifications
● Green energy careers
● 'Day in the Life' interviews
● Salaries and in demand data for energy occupations
● Student testimonials
● Videos
● Polls and quizzes

August 3, 2009

New Books This Week 08/03/09

Rave culture : the alteration and decline of a Philadelphia music scene
Anderson, Tammy L., 1963-
Philadelphia : Temple University Press 2009
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Mini restaurant bible.
Antwerp, Belgium : Tectum Publishers c2009
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How to set up & run a fashion label.
Meadows, Toby.
London : Laurence King 2009
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Reduced Hours

Magrath Library and other Libraries will have reduced hours starting August 8 through labor Day, September 7th.
Break August 8-September 7
M-F 8 am-5 pm

To view other Libraries' hours, visit http://lib.umn.edu/site/hours.phtml