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A Michigan Library Scholar's Preservation of Family History
I always knew my grandfather could speak this odd sounding language, an ancient Spanish dialect that sounded like a mix of Spanish and Hebrew, both of which I was familiar with growing up Jewish in Southern Arizona. I knew that this was his first language, but I did not know much more than that about his heritage–my own heritage–until I became a part of the Michigan Library Scholars. These past few months have allowed me to learn more about my roots than I had ever imagined I would know.
July 20, 2021
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Student Stories
Old Identities of a New Greece : A Michigan Library Scholar's Experience

Being a new transfer student, I was intimidated at first by the scope of the University of Michigan and its library, but when I heard that I could have the chance to work on an exhibit based on the Greek War of Independence through the Michigan Library Scholars Program, it was an opportunity I simply couldn't pass up. Not only was my experience one of learning, but also one of fun, as well as growth as a student and a professional.
July 16, 2021
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Da Vinci's Notes
For the Love of Making Books, Serving Our Book Arts Community During The Pandemic
In March of 2020, COVID 19 brought the world to a halt leading to drastic changes in our everyday lives. While health concerns were at the forefront of the entire world, library staff sought ways in which to continue serving our constituents and engage with our local community. One bright spot in this transitional period was the shift to online book arts programming facilitated by University of Michigan Library’s Jamie Vander Broek. In the summer of 2020, the Book Arts Studio began developing a...
July 14, 2021
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Library Tech Talk
Digital Collections Completed July 2020- June 2021

Digital Content & Collections (DCC) relies on content and subject experts to bring us new digital collections.From July 2018 to Jun 2019, our digital collections received 67.9 million views. During the pandemic, when there was an increased need for digital resources, usage of the digital collections jumped to 86.5 million views (July 2019-Jun 2020) and 89 million views (July 2020-June 2021). Thank you to the many people, too numerous to reasonably list here, who are involved not just in the...
July 8, 2021
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Lost in the Stacks
Summer Reading in OverDrive, Part Three

Enjoy some summer rest and relaxation reading with these newly acquired titles in OverDrive.
July 6, 2021
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Lost in the Stacks
Želmir Žilnik’s "Marble Ass": Pioneer of Post-Yugoslav LGBTQ+ Cinema

Directed by a master of the Yugoslov Black Wave movement, Marble Ass explores LGBTQ experience—in a part of Eastern Europe, moreover, often very hostile to non-normative identities and lifestyles—with an empathy and dignity rather ahead of its time. The film is also just a boisterous, darkly funny, and very satisfying watch.
June 30, 2021
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Lost in the Stacks
Blood Sisters by Marilyn Yalom

In Blood Sisters, historian Marilyn Yalom tells the story of the French Revolution through the perspective of women’s memoirs. She studied the memoirs of over eighty women, of various ages and social classes, who lived through the French Revolution. Many of them were aristocratic or upper-class women, because they were more likely to be literate, but she also writes about memoirs by poor or working-class women that were dictated to someone else. All of the memoirs make for compelling stories.
June 28, 2021
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