UMN Libraries’ Umbra Search African American History makes Black history freely available online

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The University of Minnesota Libraries, in partnership with the Penumbra Theatre Company, is launching Umbra Search African American History, a free and openly available online search tool that facilitates broad access to over 400,000 digitized archival materials documenting African American history from more than 1,000 libraries, archives, and cultural heritage institutions across the United States.… Continue reading

President Obama’s vast social media archive goes live with 250,000 posts, photos and videos

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The White House, in partnership with ArchiveSocial, announced on Thursday that an archive of eight years of Obama social postings have been made available online. The database contains more than 250,000 posts, photos and videos shared by more than 100 official Obama White House social media profiles including the president’s @POTUS Twitter timeline, the official White House… Continue reading

Reference Desk Closing for Veterans Day

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The Reference Desk will close at 5 pm on Thursday, November 10th and remain closed on Friday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day. We will reopen at 10 am on Saturday November 12. Contact the UC Hastings Reference Librarians at: http://library.uchastings.edu/services/ask-a-librarian/index.php

NEW! Online West’s Study Aids

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The Law Library is excited to announce that you now have full access to West’s Online Study Aids.  These include the Acing Series, Black Letter Outlines, Career Guides, Concise Hornbooks, the Exam Pro Series, Flash Cards, Gilbert Law Summaries, High Court Case Summaries, Hornbooks, Law Stories, Legalines, Nutshells, the Short & Happy Guides, the Sum… Continue reading