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Helpful Tips for the New Semester!

  As the fall semester begins, here are some helpful blog posts from the past that will help you be successful as we start again! 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Library This article offers an overview of the … Continue reading

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JSTOR – another way to find articles

Sometimes you need information on a subject that is very specific, and you don’t want to be overwhelmed with the total number of results you get from OneSearch, the library’s main search engine. We offer very many databases specific to … Continue reading

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APA, MLA, Chicago Oh My: Style Guides from the Library!

Papers always seem to sneak up on you, mainly because you keep putting them off, saying “oh I’ve got a month.”  Once you finally start writing, the references always seem to be the thing that keeps you up late the … Continue reading

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Check out the library’s touch screen scanner!

We have a easy-to-use new scanner in the library! This touch screen machine will send scans straight to the printer, email,  and flash drives, or you can download files directly to your smart device! It has two features, one for … Continue reading

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Get a Library Card with Peter White Public Library!

Two librarians will be coming over to sign up students for a Peter White Public Library card from 2-4 p.m. at the table across from the Public Services Desk.  They will have computers to look up students addresses in the NMU directory. Students will … Continue reading

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Birds of North America

As the weather gets warmer, our feathered friends migrate north. The Lydia M. Olson Library offers a database all about birds. This joint publication by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the American Ornithologists’ Union has detailed information about the hundreds of … Continue reading

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Magazines at the library!

The Lydia M. Olson Library offers a wide selection of magazines and journals. They are offered for many academic concentrations as well as for recreational reading. The periodicals are housed to the right of the Public Services desk by the color … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Winners: Student Juried Art Show

As the first annual Student Juried Art show at the Lydia Olson Library comes to a close, we’d like to recognize the winners. Best of show was awarded to Colin Cesternino, for his digital illustration “The Bear Rises” Next with an … Continue reading

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MeLCat – a great way to get books, videos, and more!

MeLCat is a book and video loan system brought to you by the libraries of Michigan featuring our very own Olson Library. It offers personal selection and fast delivery directly to our library. Over 450 libraries participate in MeLCat, offering … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Books on Display!

Welcome back wildcats! Hope that your long winter vacation served you well. As the new year begins, some of us are focused on how we can make this year the healthiest one yet.  Our showcase is filled with books on healthy … Continue reading

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