Across Minnesota, tribal libraries strive to meet the unique needs of seven Anishinaabe and four Dakota nations. Though often unknown outside their individual communities, tribal libraries accomplish a lot with a little, providing resources and services in support of tribal sovereignty, or a tribe’s right to self-govern.
The following story is true. It is based on an interview with an IT professional who provides pro bono support to libraries. Names have been intentionally omitted to preserve anonymity.
In the following interview, Jenny Blaine, an information security analyst at the University of Minnesota, reacts to the circumstances detailed in The ransomware threat to libraries, Part 1: A true story.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (also known as IMLS), has announced the 10 recipients of the National Medal for Museum and Library Services, including the University of Minnesota Libraries.
The Minnesota Library Publishing Project (MLPP) is a pilot project that provides online publishing tools and training information to support independent authors and small publishers across the state.
Barb Fister is a local author who has published six books, two of which she self-published using Pressbooks: If Then Else, a YA novel , and Babel Fish Boullabaisse, a collection of essays. In this article, Barb explains why she chose Pressbooks out of all the self-publishing software that was available.
Starting a project to organize and preserve photographs, documents and other content can be daunting. For Preservation Week this year, we’re passing along a few tips to point you in the right direction. Whether you need to learn how to house your photographs or other family keepsakes, or you want to protect your digital photographs and documents, we’ll offer some resources to get you going. Though this article focuses on personal preservation, many of these tips translate to caring for organizational content as well.
Registration for the sixth annual Lake Superior Libraries Symposium is now open! LSLS17: Beyond Neutral will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Library staff, administrators, trustees, and students from the Upper Midwest and beyond are invited to attend and participate. Register today!
Minitex has a limited supply of DiscMate cases for DVD, CD, and Blu-Ray that are being discounted to close out our stock. Take advantange of these 60-75% discounts today.