Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lots of people at the printer??

Just a reminder to be careful when there are a lot of people printing off papers at the Library Laser–the printer won’t pause between jobs and your stuff might very well be in with someone else’s print job. Always check … Continue reading

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Library Historian Speaks at NMU

Wayne Wiegand, nationally recognized library historian, will give two free public presentations during his visit to Marquette. He will be discussing his two new books, “Right Here I See My Own Books”: The Woman’s Building Library at the World’s Columbian Exposition … Continue reading

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What happens to older books?

When we find titles that are not used, do not fit the curriculum, or are available in a different format, we may select these titles for de-accessioning, more commonly called “weeding”. We then work with a vendor, Better World Books, … Continue reading

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Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association papers

The Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association is a community group based in Marquette, Michigan. The group was established in 1990 to manage and promote the UP200 and Midnight Run dog sled races. The races have since become an annual event … Continue reading

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Resources on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

If you’re working on a topic related to the Upper Peninsula, you might want to consult Dr. Russell Magnaghi’s bibliography Portals to the Past: A Bibliographical and Resource Guide to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Developed over many years of research, this … Continue reading

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Library’s E-resource Shelf

Looking for quality e-resources?  The library has a list of hand-picked, quality electronic reference books.  The list is organized by title and by subject.  Check them out. http://library.nmu.edu/guides/erefsubject.php

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

Clinton (American Experience):  In the tradition of American Experience’s acclaimed Presidents series, Clinton provides an intimate, honest, balanced look at the 42nd president’s life, career, and legacy. The definitive biography tracks William Jefferson Clinton from his difficult childhood in Hope, … Continue reading

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Reduced library hours during spring break

Olson Library will be closed a couple of days and have reduced hours during spring break.  The hours will be: Sunday, March 4: Closed Monday, March 5 – Friday, March 9: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, March 10: Closed … Continue reading

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