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December 22, 2011

Personnel Changes at the St. Paul Libraries

perry.jpg Perry Dean of Magrath Library reserves is retiring after 39 years of service to the Libraries! Best wishes for future travels and pursuits. Reserves questions can be directed to Elisabeth Granquist.

Linda Eells, Librarian of the Entomology; Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology and Forest Resources departments, is transitioning at this week to the Applied Economic Library. We wish her the best in this new position. In the meantime, EFW requests can be submitted to Philip Herold.

Regan Smith, Library Assistant at the Forestry Library is leaving the University to pursuit a career in the arts.

Lastly, Peter Kirlew left us a few months ago for a science librarian position on the east coast. Inquiries related to the biological sciences can also be directed to Philip Herold or Scott Marsalis.

Winter Issue of TWIN: swinging 60s fashion, a holiday DIY

The fabulous winter issue of TWIN Magazine is online now by our Fashion and Business students at the U! Featuring swinging 60s fashion, must-have watches, a holiday DIY, and much much more! Check it out at http://mag.fabmn.com/

December 12, 2011

Magrath Study breaks on Thurs & Fri, Dec. 14 & 15

Don't Miss: Study breaks on December 14 and 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Free coffee and pop along with some stress reliever games and activities for students to borrow.

Extended hours from December 15 through December 22: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. Monday - Thursday; 7:00 a.m. - midnight Friday; 10:00 a.m. - midnight on Saturday; and noon - 2:00 a.m. on Sunday in the space adjacent to the Magrath Library entrance.

New Magrath Library Website

The newly redesigned website launched today 12/12/11! We hope that you find it easier to navigate and filled with great information about Magrath Library. The links at the very top of the page will take you to the main Libraries website, while the links along the left will take you to Magrath-specific information. All pages from our former site will redirect to the new home page: http://www.lib.umn.edu/magrath . Be sure to update your bookmarks.
~Magrath Website Task Force

December 7, 2011

New Inter-Library Loan Procedures

The new procedure requires that you log in to ILLiad using your University of Minnesota Internet ID, also known as your email/directory/X.500 username or user ID (the part before the @ of a U of M email address).

If you registered with a personal username (non-U of M Internet ID), you need to complete a new registration using your U of M Internet ID. ILL staff will then merge the new account with your previous account; your request history will remain viewable. Please note, re-registering will not delay your interlibrary loan request. Continue to registration.

If you use your U of M Internet ID as your ILLiad username, you do not need to re-register. Continue to login.

Proxy card holders: you do not need to re-register.

New users, please register using your U of M Internet ID as your username.