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Lisa O'Hara

UM librarian appointed to CKRN committee

November 3, 2020 — 
Lisa O’Hara, UM vice-provost (libraries) and UM librarian, has been appointed vice-chair of the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) Content Strategy Committee (CSC)


The seance room headline Psychic News January 16 2943.


Contacting the undead

October 23, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba Libraries' Archives & Digital Collections launch the full Psychic News digital archives - 1932-2010 on October 31, 2020.

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empty chair at study table


Study space now available at Health Sciences Library

October 13, 2020 — 
Students looking for a quiet place to study will have more options beginning October 13 in the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences (NJMHS) Library.

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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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