Newsletter Issue

Library News, October 2019


What is Minitex?

Video - Library News

Oct 08, 2019 by Zachariah Miller

Learn about the programs and services that Minitex provides to all Minnesotans and Minnesota libraries in this five-minute video. Read more


Minitex's 2019 Year in Review: Minnesota Libraries Working Together

News - Library News

Oct 09, 2019 by Zachariah Miller and Jordan Wagaman

A blue, white, and black infographic depicting statistics and information about each major Minitex service.

AskMN Fy19 Report

News - Reference Outreach & Instruction

Aug 29, 2019 by Carla Pfahl

AskMN: The Librarian Is In! has published its FY19 Report and is now available on the Minitex website. This article features some highlights from this past year. Read more


ROI's year in review

News - Reference Outreach & Instruction

Aug 25, 2019 by Linda Mork

Infographic

Read about the achievements of the Research, Outreach, & Instruction team during fiscal year 2019. Read more


The fiscal year 2019 numbers are in for Resource Sharing. Get an overview in this article. Read more


A photograph of Sara Ring smiling while holding the Minnesota Library Association's 2019 Above and Beyond Award.

For the second time in five years, the Minnesota Library Association has recognized Sara Ring with an award. MLA President Kirsten Clark presented Sara the Above and Beyond Award on September 19 at the 2019 MLA Annual Conference at Mystic Lake Center. Read more


Sarah Hanley wins 2019 Minnesota Author Project prize in Adult Fiction

News - Library News

Oct 08, 2019 by Zachariah Miller and Sally Lederer

At left, the cover of Sarah Hanley's novel, "Matka." At right The Minnesota Author Project winner's seal above a headshot of Sarah Hanley.

Sarah Hanley has been awarded this year’s Minnesota Author Project prize in Adult Fiction for her novel, "Matka." The prize was announced on September 19 at the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference at Mystic Lake Casino. Read more


Steve South wins 2019 Minnesota Author Project prize in Young Adult Fiction

News - Library News

Oct 08, 2019 by Zachariah Miller and Sally Lederer

At left, the cover of Steve South's novel, "The Queen of Steel and Fire." At right, the Minnesota Author Project "winner's" seal above a headshot of Steve South..

Steve South and his novel “The Queen of Steel and Fire” have been awarded the Minnesota Author Project prize in Young Adult Fiction for 2019. Read more


The MInitex logo

Our statewide database selection process is underway! We’re looking forward to the upcoming year, and wanted to provide some information on what to expect. Read more


The MInitex logo

Please complete our Minitex Statewide Database Survey to share your feedback about the current collection and to help us identify needs not served by that collection. Read more


Registration is now available for the 2019 Minitex Technical Services Symposium: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Technical Services! Read more


Minnesota Reflections Phase 16 now open!

Announcement - Minnesota Digital Library

Sep 17, 2019 by Molly Huber

We know you have been waiting for Minnesota Reflections Phase 16, so it is a pleasure to announce it is now open and we are ready to accept applications. We are looking for materials in, of, or about Minnesota and Minnesotans in a variety of formats, including images, text, audio, and video. Read more


screenshot of chrome extension

To assist in the never-ending battle to encourage students to go beyond Google and search more trustworthy and age-appropriate databases, we have developed a free ELM Chrome extension that can be easily installed on your school's Chromebooks or desktop computers. Read more


The gold Block M for the University of Minnesota above the word Libraries written in white. Both items are on a maroon background.

The University of Minnesota James Ford Bell Library, a unit of the Archives and Special Collections Department, invites applicants to apply for the Assistant Curator position. Read more


The logo for Gustavus Adolphus College

We’re hiring! Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time Information Desk and Assets Specialist with the Library. This position is 40 hours per week, 48 weeks per year. Read more