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NMU Alum Named 2019 Library Journal Librarian of the Year

Congratulations to NMU alum, 2018 NMU Alumni Achievement Award winner, and director of LA County Library Skye Patrick, ’96 BFA, on being named Library Journal 2019 Librarian of the Year! Read more about Patrick’s approach to librarianship, inclusion, and diversity … Continue reading

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New Name for Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center

References to the building that houses the Lydia M. Olson Library, the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, and the Center for Teaching and Learning will be changing in the very near future. The NMU Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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End of Semester Library Hours

To help prepare for the end of the semester, Olson Library will have extended hours the weekend before final examinations. Friday, December 7:…….7:30 a.m. – Midnight Saturday, December 8:…9:00 a.m. – Midnight Sunday, December 9:……9:00 a.m. – Midnight In addition, … Continue reading

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Jamrich Hall as a 24-Hour Study Lounge During Finals Week

Below is the schedule for the extended study hours in Jamrich Hall for the Winter 2018 semester finals week. Opens Sunday, December 9 @ noon and closes Thursday, December 13 at 2:00 a.m. (Wednesday night). Opens Thursday, December 13, at 5:00 a.m. and … Continue reading

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Lundin Summer Research Fellowship and Honors Summer Research Fellowship

On October 25th, the Lydia M. Olson Library and NMU Honors Program held an event designed to showcase the 2018 projects, involving the work of six Lundin Summer Research Fellowship winners. Funded through NMU alumnus Rich Lundin, the “Anna and … Continue reading

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Zotero or Microsoft Word–life is too short to spend it typing citations

If you have a research paper due in the next couple of weeks and really hate doing citations, check out Zotero, an open-source citation manager. Zotero will help you store bibliographic information and pdfs, and will also format your citations … Continue reading

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Reserve a study room online!

With study rooms in high demand this time of year, get a heads up by reserving yours today.   All NMU students, faculty, and staff can reserve one of the library’s study rooms online.  You can make a reservation for … 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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Olson Library Homecoming 2018 Celebration

Join us for a day of fun, family-friendly Homecoming activities, Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9am-1pm. 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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