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Do you ever look at a stamp and wonder where the image came from?

September 23, 2020 — 
The story behind the Dr. Bruce Chown Canada Post stamp

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Contactless material pickup with library hold lockers

August 24, 2020 — 
UM Libraries is implementing material pickup at two hold lockers: Elizabeth Dafoe Library for the Fort Garry campus and the Neil John Maclean Health Science Library for the Bannatyne campus.

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outline of Dafoe library


Libraries open study spaces for students

August 13, 2020 — 
Beginning August 17, students who have classes on campus may find quiet study space in the Libraries from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

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curbside pickup now available


We’ll get it for you — with curbside pickup

July 28, 2020 — 
The Libraries have added another service to provide greater access to physical materials -- curbside pickup.

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Student works on computer. // Image from Pixabay


Time-saving reading lists in UM Learn

July 28, 2020 — 
The Libraries have integrated a new tool into UM Learn, designed to help you easily share reading materials for each of your courses.

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book in the grass with flowers


Congratulations, Grads – but before you go, please return your books!

June 2, 2020 — 
For graduates who wish to return library items, please use the return bin outside the Shipping & Receiving door at the back of the Elizabeth Dafoe Library, off Service Road 3N (near parking lot B).

T.G. Hamilton House, Henderson Highway, Winnipeg


A ghost of pandemics past

May 29, 2020 — 
T.G. Hamilton and his wife Lillian started to investigate the possibility of “spiritual communication” with the deceased following the death of their three-year-old son

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Front page with headlines on Flu pandemic


A brief history of pandemics

May 27, 2020 — 
With the 1918 'Spanish flu,' UM suspended classes, hockey's Stanley Cup called off

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information searching


Informing COVID-19 response: A UM success story

April 29, 2020 — 
During COVID-19, UM Libraries expertly connect decision-makers with accurate, timely, effective information


Link to Open Access full text available at Unpaywall


Unpaywall quickly locates free open access articles for you

April 24, 2020 — 
It’s now easier to get free open access journal articles in your Libraries Search results.

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