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Oct. 29 Tuesday Teach-in Save the Seawolf

UA Restructuring Information Sessions
Noon to 1pm. October 29
Library 307
For more information contact Joel Potter at jmpotter3@alaska.edu or . . .

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Informania delves into library services with Lorelei Sterling, Thursday from 12-1pm on KRUA, 88.1 FM or kruaradio.org.

Welcome back, Informania! During this new time, 12-1pm on Thursday, Deb the Librarian interviews Lorelei Sterling, the Head of Circulation Services and the Building Manager at the UAA/APU Consortium Library. Listen and learn about services, resources a…

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Nov. 20: Dahr Jamail presents The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption

Dahr Jamail presents The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption
Wed, November . . .

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Oct. 25: Cross-Cultural Communication from an Alaska Native Perspective-Library 214

Oct. 25: Cross-Cultural Communication from an Alaska Native Perspective
Cross-Cultural Communication from an Alaska Native Perspective
Oct. 25 | 2-3:30 . . .

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New in the Archives, September 2019

September was our first month with reduced hours. If you’re wondering why we have reduced access hours, it’s because one of our archivists left in late August and several years of University budget cuts have meant a hiring freeze for …

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Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia–Great for the Basics

For background information and general biology of animals, try Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, one of our many ebook reference sources.  Arranged in taxonomic order in 17  volumes, the encyclopedia provides information about distribution, reproduction, habitat, behavior, and much more.  And … Continue reading

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Hey, Mr. DJ, Put A Record On….

If you’ve ever wanted to delve into a particular piece of music, there’s nothing like a good guide to give you context and show you what to look for.  We have any number of titles on individual works, such as … Continue reading

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Veronica’s farewell

I moved to Alaska six years ago to be an archivist at the UAA/APU Archives and Special Collections. It was my first professional archives job. And it is bittersweet that I am now leaving to be an archivist at Kansas

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Getting the NAS

For years we (the archivists) had grappled with what to do with our electronic records. But in 2018 a couple of things happened that made us realize we really needed to make headway. Up until then, our digitized content was …

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Getting the grants: Atwood Foundation and CLIR RAR

In 2017, I (Veronica) decided I wanted to digitize the audio, video, and film within our collections. The idea had been in my head for a while, mainly because we kept receiving requests to digitize the audio reels in the …

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