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Anthropology Plus

Extensive worldwide indexing of journal articles, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies

Excellent coverage for all core periodicals in the field in addition to local and lesser-known journals

Coverage: Late 19th century - present, updated quarterly.

Access URL: http://www.lib.umn.edu/get/3168

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Selection of new books that arrived this week. For additional books see our New Book Shelf on the first floor of Wilson Library

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Computer games and the social imaginary TC Wilson Library GV1469.17.S63 K57 2013

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Fifties ethnicities : the ethnic novel and mass culture at midcentury TC Wilson Library PS153.M56 F57 2013

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Language in Scotland : corpus-based studies TC Wilson Library PE2102 .L36 2013

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Subjectivity in the twenty-first century : psychological, sociological, and political perspectives TC Wilson Library BD222 .S8147 2013

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Emil Jakob Schindler: poetic realism TC Wilson Library ND511.5.S33 A4 2012

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Human resource development: theory and practice TC Wilson Library HF5549.5.T7 H845 2013

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Bibliography of Native North Americans

Covers native North American culture, history, and life

Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada.

Topics include: archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy.

Coverage: 16th Century - present

Access URL: http://www.lib.umn.edu/get/3170

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Selection of new books that arrived this week. For additional books see our New Book Shelf on the first floor of Wilson Library


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Toward an ecology of transfiguration: orthodox Christian perspectives on environment, nature, and creation TC Wilson Library BX323 .T69 2013

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Italy and the Mediterranean: words, sounds, and images of the post-Cold War era TC Wilson Library DG451 .B69 2013

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Eating Asian America: a food studies reader TC Wilson Library GT2853.U5 E32 2013

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Gridlock: why global cooperation is failing when we need it most TC Wilson Library JZ1318 .H35 2013

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Lifecycle events and their consequences: job loss, family change, and declines in health TC Wilson Library HD6983 .L54 2013

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Freeing the natural voice : imagery and art in the practice of voice and language TC Wilson Library PN4162 .L55 2006

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World News Connection



Full-text summaries of foreign:

  • newspaper articles

  • conference proceedings

  • radio and television broadcasts

  • periodicals

  • non-classified technical reports

Formerly published as FBIS and JPRS Reports.

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Selection of new books that arrived this week. For additional books see our New Book Shelf on the first floor of Wilson Library

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Singing in the fire : stories of women in philosophy / TC Wilson Library B105.W6 S56 2003

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Yang, Rae. Spider eaters : a memoir TC Wilson Library DS778.7 .Y42 2013

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Donno, Daniela. Defending democratic norms : international actors and the politics of electoral misconduct TC Wilson Library JF1001 .D66 2013

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Bin Laden, Osama. Messages to the world : the statements of Osama Bin Laden TC Wilson Library HV6433.I742 Q35 2005

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Harvey, Brian China in space : the great leap forward TC Wilson Library TL789.8.C6 H37 2013

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Ball, Eric Archibald Lampman : memory, nature, progress TC Wilson LibraryPR9199.2.L3 Z535 2013

U-Spatial Workshop - Light Detection and Ranging

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LiDAR Basics Workshop


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:30pm, Wilson Library

This course introduces participants to the fundamentals of working with LiDAR data using ArcMap 10.1 software.

LiDAR data has been collected for most of the state of Minnesota and is currently being acquired and delivered for the remainder. LiDAR users are faced with specific challenges in making best-use of this robust dataset. Lecture and hands-on exercise materials will be provided for practice as well as reference documents. This course is taught by guest instructor Joel Nelson from the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate.

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INFORME
(http://www.lib.umn.edu/get/6384)

Full-text
Index to Chicano/Latino and to Latin American periodicals.
Includes academic journals, magazines, and newspapers
A very useful source for research on popular culture, and current events.

Banned Books Week

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Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community -- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types -- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

Read an article in Minnesota Daily about the Banned Book Exhibit in Wilson Library at http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2013/09/22/university-libraries-promote-reading-pleasure

See us on Pinterest at: http://www.pinterest.com/umnwilsonlib/

Or come visit our exhibit in Wilson Library and vote for your favorite banned book.

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HISPANIC AMERICAN PERIODICALS INDEX
(http://www.lib.umn.edu/get/3087)

Indexes journals from and about Latin America
Analyzes journals of Chicano/Latino Studies
Covers research topics like Hispanic identity, Latin American immigration to the US and Spanish language in the US

Contact Info


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309 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-3321
wilsref@umn.edu

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