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Launching the book A Diminished Roar: Winnipeg in the 1920s

September 11, 2019 — 
The third instalment in Jim Blanchard’s popular history of early Winnipeg presents a city in the midst of enormous change.


Photo of Main Street in Winnipeg on June 21, 1919 from the Eva Stewart collection with Archives of Manitoba. // Image from Archives of Manitoba/Twitter


Bloody Saturday, a key moment in Winnipeg’s history

May 7, 2019 — 
Digital archives exhibition provides context for 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

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Nicole Michaud-Oystryk (left ) and AdaDucas

Beyond the stacks: Retirees create research fund for librarians

March 25, 2019 — 
For Ada Ducas and Nicole Michaud-Oystryk, it was like getting struck by lightning – twice

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GIS_Day Poster


GIS Day celebrates real-world applications making a difference

March 5, 2019 — 
Sign up now for GIS Day on Mar. 20.




Be fair in using copyrighted materials!

February 10, 2019 — 
The University recognizes Fair Dealing Week

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Exhibit: Exploring the natural world through artist books

January 14, 2019 — 
An exhibition of extraordinary handmade books revealing the biological world from miniature to gigantic format

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A hockey stick at the base of a headstone

Hockey treasure at St. Paul’s College

December 3, 2018 — 
Piece of hockey equipment found in Jesuit priest's office reveals Manitoba story from more than a century ago


Digitization station.


How UM Libraries is rising to the challenges of record-keeping in a digital world

November 28, 2018 — 
Nov. 29 is World Digital Preservation Day

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Lisa O’Hara named acting University Librarian

November 6, 2018 — 
An accomplished librarian and researcher, she has been appointed acting university librarian effective October 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019


HMS Cornwallis ship supporting the evacuation of Suvla in December

Faculty of Arts

UM joins First World War commemoration

October 30, 2018 — 
The World Remembers commemorates the millions of people who lost their lives in the First World War from Canada and fifteen participating nations

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