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Antiracism Research Guide

Antiracism Research Guide

In response to the killing of George Floyd and the world-wide protest demonstrations that his murder has inspired, librarian Kate Johnson has created an  Antiracism Research Guide as a resource for those in the Saint Mary’s University community who “seek to contribute more meaningfully to anti-racist work.” 

One Book One Minnesota: Second Featured Book 2020

One Book One Minnesota: Second Featured Book 2020

The featured book for Summer 2020 is A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, edited by Sun Yung Shin (Minnesota Historical Society Press). Ebooks and resources will be available soon.

Reading for Racial Justice Collection

Reading for Racial Justice Collection

The University of Minnesota Press has recently opened up their collection of titles relating to racial justice for all through August 2020:

MUSE Titles on Confronting Structural Racism

MUSE Titles on Confronting Structural Racism

View a selection of temporarily free scholarship from Project MUSE publishers on the history of structural racism in the United States and how the country can realize anti-racist reform.

“Muse in Focus: Contextualizing Pandemic” from Project Muse

“Muse in Focus: Contextualizing Pandemic” from Project Muse

“MUSE in Focus: Contextualizing Pandemic” is a small sampling of temporarily free scholarship from Project MUSE publishers on the broad topic of pandemic and its effects throughout history, in culture, and on humanity as a whole. We hope that bringing these pieces together will help to bring historical and cultural context to the current crisis, so that we may look to the knowledge of the past to guide us forward. (publisher’s description)

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month

It’s National Poetry Month. To discover the many ways in which you can celebrate this event virtually go to the Academy of American Poets National Poetry Month site.

New Database Trials

New Database Trials

The Infobase company is providing access to a variety of databases until May 31st