Newsletter Issue

Library News, August 2019

A color photograph of John Butler.

With the retirement of Valerie Horton, John Butler has been appointed Interim Director of Minitex effective July 9. John is currently Associate University Librarian for Data & Technology in the University of Minnesota Libraries and has longstanding knowledge and engagement with Minitex programs and services. Read more

You are invited to the PALS 40th Anniversary Celebration

Announcement - Library News

Jul 22, 2019 by Gretchen Cords

An invitation to the PALS 40th Anniversary Celebration. The text reads, "We invite you to share in our 40 years of success as we celebrate the past and look forward to the future! Click the link below for Event Details and to RSVP

PALS invites you to share in our 40 years of success as we celebrate the past and look forward to the future! Read more

The logo for Hamline University

Hamline University is hiring an Acquisition/Interlibrary Loan Coordinator (A/ILLC). The A/ILLC is responsible for all aspects of purchasing, acquiring, and processing materials for the library’s physical and digital collections. This position also maintains day-to-day responsibility for interlibrary loan (ILL) operations. In addition, this position provides general office management and student employee supervision. Read more

The logo for Jump! Publishing

Jump!, founded in 2012 in Minneapolis, is dedicated to improving literacy by publishing materials that inspire curiosity and lifelong learning. Jump! strives for diversity and inclusion by representing people of all ages, ethnicities, and abilities. Read more


We are pleased to announce that Amber Billey will be the keynote speaker at the Minitex Technical Services Symposium: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Technical Services on November 14, 2019. Read more

Chiropractic student attaches a heart rate monitor

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce a new Minnesota Reflections Primary Source Set, "History of Chiropractic in Minnesota." Susan J. Vossberg, the Technical Services Librarian at the Northwestern Health Sciences University, developed and wrote this set. Her Primary Source Set explores the history of Chiropractic medicine in Minnesota, including the development of the various schools and training programs in Minnesota. Read more

On the road with Alma

News - Resource Sharing & Delivery

Jul 23, 2019 by Agnes Lee

Minitex staff are visiting libraries using Ex Libris Alma Resource Sharing to get a better understanding of each other’s needs. Read more

All upcoming NISO events will be held in the Minitex River Room, Room 60 Wilson Library. These offer an opportunity to enjoy some light refreshments and the chance to chat with colleagues. Read more

An easy 30 minute workout

News - Resource Sharing & Delivery

Jul 03, 2019 by Chau Nguyen

Mary Pukenis

Chau Nguyen describes her work processing requests at the Twin Cities Offsite Storage facility. Read more

Gale icon with Online Resources for Minnesota

The Gale Product Enhancement is here! Learn more about the databases available via that have been renamed and redesigned. Read more