Archive for October, 2011
Mansfield Library now has a subscription to Overdrive, a service which provides e-books and audiobooks in a downloadable form for library users. Our collection is focused on academic literature and items related to fields of study at UM so it varies from the version of Overdrive available at Missoula Public Library. Materials can be ‘checked [...]
The ILL server will be down for maintenance at 10PM on 10/19/11. The server maintenance is projected to last no more than 2 hours. Interlibrary Loan services will not be available during this timeframe.
Elouise Cobell (Blackfeet), hailed by many as a female warrior, has passed away at the age of 65. Cobell was instrumental in fighting the United States government over the mismanagement of Native trust funds. Cobell and four others sued the federal government in 1996 and the case was finally settled in 2009. President Obama released [...]
In the United States in 2007, 202,964 women were diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,598 women died from the disease. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Learn More About Breast Cancer Learn More About Breast Cancer in Men
Find out where the best displays of fall leaves are at the USDA Fall Color 2011 site.
Back in August I attended the Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, a yearly event where over a thousands archivists gather to share, learn, and network among other activities. During the conference I was approached by Gretchen Gueguen from the University of Virginia and asked if I wanted to participate in the first ever Day [...]
You can place a HOLD on a book or media item or government document, etc. in the Library catalog regardless of whether it is checked out, sitting on the shelf in the Mansfield Library, or at one of our partner libraries. Simply search the library catalog, choose an item from the result list, and on [...]