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Dr. Bruce Chown on a stamp

UM Today editors pick their top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
Here are some stories that caught the attention of the UM Today editors

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Black and white photo of Inuit couple, Pangullaq with wife Ulujak, Ennadai Lake, 1954.

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Gabriel Gély’s Arctic Photographs Donated to the University of Manitoba

December 16, 2020 — 
Gabriel Gèly (1924-2020) is best known for his artistic portrayals of Arctic life and for his outstanding contribution to the development and promotion of Inuit art.

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Illuminated sign on computer desk says you got this.

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You got this!

December 14, 2020 — 
UM Libraries can help with last minute term papers and exams right to the end of term. Also, here are the Ask Us online chat and return hours to end of term.

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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)

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The seance room headline Psychic News January 16 2943.

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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

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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

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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

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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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