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Megatrends in GIS – GISday 2020

March 10, 2020 — 
This year’s GISday, hosted by UM Libraries on March 19, focuses on Megatrends in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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The Grand Reveal: A behind-the-scenes peek at the UM Archives

December 3, 2019 — 
'We ourselves might have done a few odd things here and there over the years too.'

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Head of UM Archives leaves a rich legacy

December 3, 2019 — 
But it's Shelley Sweeney’s passion, infectious energy and enthusiasm that will be missed most

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Event poster for Marshall McLuhan event


Honouring the groundbreaking legacy of Marshall McLuhan

November 26, 2019 — 
Special symposium and reception at U of M Archives & Special Collections on Nov. 28

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Lisa O'Hara

Meet the Vice-Provost (Libraries) and University Librarian: Lisa O’Hara

November 6, 2019 — 
From favourite books to her vision for UM Libraries

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Researcher Workshops are Back!

November 5, 2019 — 
November is Research Month and the UM Libraries are offering a number of workshops on both the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.

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The sketch drawn by Stefan Michalak of the UFO that he encountered near Falcon Lake in 1967


The Falcon Lake UFO Files

October 31, 2019 — 
On May 20, 1967, something happened in the wilderness around Falcon Lake, Manitoba, that has never been adequately explained

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A painting of Iceland's green landscape caught in eerie light

Iceland: Up close

October 15, 2019 — 
The UM Librarian who documents campus art has created some of her own, and it is on display in the Iceland Reading Room for all to enjoy starting on Oct. 19.


‘The Very Model of a Modern Research Scientist’

October 11, 2019 — 
Reginald Buller, one of the first six professors hired by the University in 1904 to teach “modern science,” featured in new Archives exhibit.

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Reginald Buller Exhibit October 17, 2019


Exhibition recreates office and lab of prolific, unique founding professor

October 11, 2019 — 
A new exhibition by Archives & Special Collections, UM Libraries, will honour the legacy of Arthur Henry Reginald Buller, one of the first six professors hired by the University in 1904.

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