Nov 19, 2020eLibrary Minnesota now includes access to Britannica Original Sources, a compilation of more than 420,000 primary source documents, complete books, and authentic images. Students, teachers, and parents have instant access to an online library full of the creations and discoveries of history's greatest minds as recorded in the authors' original words.
ProQuest sponsored webinar recap: Confronting Hard History: Using Primary Sources to Teach Slavery, Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter
Sep 16, 2020Just yesterday, I attended an ACRL / Choice webinar, sponsored by ProQuest, titled Confronting Hard History: Using Primary Sources to Teach Slavery, Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter. Presented by Hasan Kwane Jeffries, PhD, an author and Associate Professor of History at Ohio State University. As I know the importance of primary sources from majoring in history and working with students on History Day projects, this webinar offered insight into using them to teach the hard stuff.
Aug 20, 2019
Aug 1, 2019
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.
Aug 10, 2016
In light of our own inter-office work regarding primary source packets spearheaded by Jennifer Hootman and Greta Bahnemann, I thought it fitting to share the many ways in which librarians seek to tie historical instances and materials with very present and timely conversations. After the Philando Castile shooting, the librarians at Gale Family Library at the Minnesota Historical Society put together the following press briefing and shared it on Facebook.
Jun 2, 2016
If you’re planning to attend the Minnesota eLearning Summit this year, be sure to catch Minitex staff at the conference!
Deep Dive Into Digital Content: Minnesota Reflections Primary Source Sets
May 31, 2016
Openly-accessible digitized primary source collections have been growing by leaps and bounds. Likewise, there has been a rise in use and expectations to access these resources by researchers, students, and teachers at all levels. Thus, the work of locating and accessing these resources for rese
Apr 19, 2016
In the coming weeks the Minnesota Digital Library will be launching a new resource for Minnesota Reflections users. The Minnesota Digital Library's Primary Source Sets will serve as an online resource for teachers and students. Each Primary Source Set will focus on a historic topic and will showcase resources found in Minnesota Reflections that relate to that subject.
Feb 18, 2016
The History Section of ALA's Reference and User Services Association invites you to their webinar, Teaching with Primary Sources, on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (Central)