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Building for the Future

ISSUE 16, 2018

Continuum_16_CoverRefreshing the Library

By Wendy Pradt Lougee
University Librarian, Dean of Libraries, and McKnight Presidential Professor

Elmer L. Andersen Library 2.0

The new Wallin Center unites the Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections while providing space for more teaching, research, and exhibition.

Welcome to the Wilson Studio

If you’re looking for a quiet place to study without noise or interruption, you won’t find it here. This room is built for teamwork.

Breaking New Ground

The libraries within the new Health Sciences Education Center will provide expertise, technology, and collections of distinction.


The Campaign for the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Short Stacks

News from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Notable Acquisitions

A selection of the new additions to archives and special collections.

The Year in Pictures

The Friends Forum: A Series for Curious Minds brought authors, artists, and creators to campus. Other events including film screenings, book readings, archival talks, and exhibit celebrations made for a lively season at the Libraries!

The Face of Our Friends

Friends of the Libraries president Margaret Telfer leads off a section recognizing our supporters.

Friends of the Libraries Award Recipients

The Friends of the Libraries supports the Libraries Staff Development Grant award program and the Outstanding Libraries Student Employee program.

About this issue

Editor: Mark Engebretson
Managing Editor: Karen Carmody-McIntosh
Design & Production: Mariana Pelaez
Contributing Writers: Erinn Aspinall, Suzy Frisch, Karen Carmody-McIntosh, Mark Engebretson, Wendy Pradt Lougee, Margaret Telfer
Photography: Paula Keller

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