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The Knowledge Lifecycle


wendypradtlougee_thumb.jpgSeeds of Change
Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor

searchSearch, Research and Repeat
With so much of the world's information
available online, where do librarians fit in?

future of researchPlanning for the Future of Research
The Libraries are helping researchers care for
the seeds of new knowledge.

ricci mapVeni, Vidi, Ricci
An Italian Jesuit's Chinese map of the world has captured the imagination of scholars.

short stacksShort Stacks
News from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

bob dylan thumbnailNotable Aquisitions
A selection of the new additions to archives and special collections.

openaccess2.jpgThe Year in Pictures
A scrapbook featuring Jim Lehrer, Garrison Keillor, mystery writers, a dunk tank, and more.

friends.jpgThe Face of Our Friends
Friends of the Libraries president Gayle Graham Yates leads off a section recognizing our supporters.


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seed catalog

This 1909 seed catalog is one of the over 57,000 historic seed and nursery catalogs held by the Andersen Horticultural Library. Selections from this collection will be on exhibit from August 1 through October 28, 2011 on the second and third floors of Andersen Library. See enlarged photo >