News and Events
Changes to our database packages announced
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.”
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.
The University of Minnesota Press has recently opened up their collection of titles relating to racial justice for all through August 2020:
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.
Summer School Resources
Use these links to find sources relevant to your courses
“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)
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.
Our CREDO trial from Infobase includes a a large portion of Credo’s Essential Collections.
The Infobase company is providing access to a variety of databases until May 31st