Monthly Archives: February 2013

Have you MeLCat-ed lately?

Did you know you have every book in the Michigan Library system at your fingertips? Whether you are looking for a great read over a holiday break or the perfect resource to supplement your research, try requesting it in MeLCat. … Continue reading

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Cups, keys, coats and cards

Are you missing something? Did you lose your gloves or a book. Leave something behind while you were in the Library? Your lost items could be found. Check out the Lost and Found at the Public Service Desk at the … Continue reading

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New Political Science Resource: CQ Almanac

The library recently licensed access to CQ Almanac, which brings  together over sixty years of authoritative reporting of U.S. Congress.  CQ Almanac offers original narrative accounts of every major piece of legislation that lawmakers considered during a congressional session. The online version … Continue reading

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Printing off your own computer (or trying to) and not an NMU-issued laptop?

Reposting this note on using your own computer (as opposed to your NMU-issued laptop) for printing in the library. So you don’t use or don’t like the NMU laptops for whatever reason.  There are many things that can be said … Continue reading

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Looking For Tax Forms?

The library has a limited number of tax forms (both federal and state) located on a rack in the lobby.  We also provide links to electronic forms on the Tax Resources page including the ever popular Form 8863 (Education Credits) … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following PBS documentary videos have been added to the library’s catalog: The Education of Michelle Rhee (Frontline): Frontline correspondent John Merrow was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of the Washington D.C. public schools as she attempted … Continue reading

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New collections of historical documents and oral histories

The library has recently added four new collections of primary documents and oral history collections from Alexander Street Press: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories North American Women’s Letters and Diaries Oral History Online American Civil War: Letters … Continue reading

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Copies of Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks are available for sign-out at the Olson Library. The books are courtesy of the President’s Council on Diversity and part of the Diversity Readers Project. This nonfiction book is notable … Continue reading

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