Newsletter Issue

Library News, May 2019


Join us to celebrate Valerie Horton

Announcement - Library News

May 03, 2019 by Zachariah Miller

A circular graphic featuring green leaves behind text that reads "Valerie's Retirement Party."

Minitex and the University of Minnesota Libraries cordially invite you to a retirement party in Valerie Horton's honor. Join us to celebrate Valerie for her career in libraries and her dynamic tenure as Minitex's director. Please RSVP . Read more


Complete our survey to help us improve our service to libraries

Announcement - Library News

Apr 25, 2019 by Zachariah Miller

The Minitex logo above "thank you."

Please take a bit of your time (it should take fewer than ten minutes) to complete the survey . All the information you share is confidential. Thank you! Read more


A photograph of Gerri Moeller set in a two-tone blue image.

Gerri Moeller has been selected as Minitex's Associate Director for Resource Sharing and Delivery. Valerie Horton announced the decision this week in an email to staff. Moeller's first day will be Wednesday, May 29. Read more


Enhancing Quality Staff in Changing Times

Register for the 27th annual Enhancing Quality Staff Symposium, Wednesday, May 22, 2019! See our schedule for sessions on these topics and many more. Read more


Four students from Salk Middle School in Elk River, Minnesota talk about their History Day projects and the importance of Wilson Library to their research. Hear from 8th graders Abi Kotila, Emma McCauley, Ben Stout, Kayla Vang, Salk social studies teacher Ron Hustvedt, and Minitex librarian Elizabeth Staats as they prepare for History Day 2019. Read more


The logo for eLibrary Minnesota

The new ELM portal is live and accessible via a new URL, www.elibrarymn.org . Read more


Rights Statements: An Introduction YouTube thumbnail image

Want to know more about rights statements? The rights statements project team has put together a new resource webpage , located in the Standards and Best Practices section of the MDL website. It contains an overview of the project, and access to a variety of training materials and resources. Read more


The University of Minnesota Libraries logo.

The University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for a full-time 12-month, continuous-appointment Cartographic Metadata Librarian. The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination for cartographic resource cataloging/metadata held by the University of Minnesota Libraries, including the John R. Borchert Map Library, and will contribute to and collaborate with the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geospatial team to create and maintain metadata for the Geospatial Project. Read more


Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration

News - Library News

Apr 19, 2019 by Jordan Wagaman

A graphic with the title "Truth, Tweets, and Tomorrows" overlaid on the Declaration of Independence. The header in gold says "The Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration." The footer in gold includes the Friends Forum logo.

You're invited to the Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration on Friday, May 17, featuring David Ferriero,the 10 th archivist of the United States. Read more