Monthly Archives: October 2013

Library furniture re-habbed:

You may have noticed that the library has been giving some of its furniture a new look. Beginning this past summer, we had our comfy chairs re-upholstered. The chairs are very popular but years of use left them worn and … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge: Navigating the Library of Congress

For many students who use Lydia Olson Library as a resource (bless you all), navigating the third floor can be an emotionally treacherous undertaking. A student will spend precious minutes searching for Quentin Bell’s On Human Finery in the PR … Continue reading

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Don’t leave home without it! Your Wildcat Express Card

You should bring your NMU ID–not your driver’s license or any other form of ID– with you when coming to the Olson Library, since it’s required for checking out Library materials–that includes books, study room keys, hard-copy reserve materials, and … Continue reading

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Federal Government Shutdown: Impacts on Research

The current shutdown of the federal government has resulted in many, many agency websites closing up shop for the duration. If you’ve tried to visit the United States Geological Survey or the American Memory Project from the Library of Congress, … Continue reading

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Just a word about LRC 229

You know 229–that’s where the K-12 collection is housed, and it’s also a popular place for classes and group work. We know that when you want to use the projector, you have to shut the door nearest the screen so … Continue reading

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