Monthly Archives: June 2011

Darwin Library, Now Online

The Darwin Library project strives to digitize Charles Darwin’s personal collection of books, periodicals, and pamphlets from his home, Down House.  Over time the collection of approximately 1480 titles have been moved to various locations, broken up and parts of … Continue reading

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Summer Savvy Researcher workshops

The Savvy Researcher workshop series offered by the University Library is designed to address the advanced research and information management issues our university community faces in their daily work. Several sessions are offered for the summer, including sessions on several … Continue reading

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leafsnap: An Electronic Field Guide

Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from … Continue reading

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Resource trunks for educators

The Prairie Research Institute Library is a loan location for “Resources Trunks” distributed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Each trunk is a collection of educational resources, including specimens, books, kits, and activities appropriate for a wide age-range of … Continue reading

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