Minitex invites applications for the position of Resource Sharing and Delivery Associate Director. Reporting to the Minitex Director, this person is responsible for providing organizational leadership and direction for Minitex Resource Sharing, MNLINK, and Delivery as well as representing and speaking on behalf of Minitex in local, regional, and national meetings.
Wendy Pradt Lougee — University Librarian, Dean of Libraries, and McKnight Presidential Professor — has announced her plans to retire later this year, after a successor is appointed.
Registration is now open for the North American Virtual Reference Online Conference! This free, fully online event is open to all - regardless of library type or experience with virtual reference. The conference will take place on February 12, 2019.
Minitex is excited to announce a new partnership with Lynda.com (soon to be “LinkedIn Learning”), offering access to the online learning platform for public libraries. There will be an 8-week opt-in period that ends March 22.
A couple of weeks ago we featured the most accessed titles in the Ebooks Minnesota collection, so now it's time to highlight the top titles in Ebooks MN for Schools. These include books from the Children's and Middle Grades modules ranging from biographies to graphic novels to non-fiction.
There are thousands of works from 1923 that are available as of January 1st, 2019, including music, movies, art, screenplays, choreography, and literary works. Here is a list of 20 notable books now in the public domain.
LYRASIS recently received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to investigate development of the Library Simplfied ebook platform and SimplyE e-reading application (www.librarysimplified.org) for use in academic libraries. To help us understand needs and interests across the academic community, we’re inviting you to take this short survey.