Archives—September 2014

ARTstor : digital images for the arts and sciences

The Library is sponsoring a trial of ARTstor through Oct 3, 2014. ARTstor contains over 1.8 million images from museums, libraries, artists and scholars around the world. The images are cross-disciplinary and include visual arts as well as other forms of visual culture.

ARTstor can be found on the Library website in the Database A-Z list. Going through the library site will make use from off-campus possible through your campus login.
http://www.lib.mtu.edu/eresources/eressearch/eressearch.aspx

Explore this resource and let us know whether it is useful to your studies, teaching and / or research.

Send responses to collman@mtu.edu


Nexus: The Scholar and the Library

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Anthropologist Carol MacLennan from Michigan Tech’s Department of Social Sciences will offer remarks and a slide presentation on her recently published work, Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawai’i. The book unravels the tangled relationship between the sugar industry and Hawai’i’s cultural
and natural landscapes. It is the first work to fully examine the complex tapestry of socioeconomic, political, and environmental forces that shaped sugar’s role in Hawai’i.

New Date: Tuesday, September 30th
4:00 pm
East Reading Room
Van Pelt and Opie Library

This event is part of the library’s Nexus: The Scholar and the Library series. Join us at 4 pm for refreshments. The talk begins at 4:15 pm.
Parking on campus is free after 4 pm.