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Kresge News

New Library Search Feature Now Available

The search functionality on the Kresge Library website has been updated to use the new UM Library Search service. The Library Search allows users to search across content from a wide variety of resources available to the entire campus, including resources that were available through the previous Kresge Library search feature.

When using the search boxes on the Kresge Library website, users will now be directed to the Library Search interface. From there, users will be able to access results from the UM Library Catalog, see articles related to their search, and find relevant databases and online journals, including those subscribed to by Kresge Library.

The new Library Search can be accessed from the Kresge Library homepage or on the Library Search.

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Sports Business Journal Now Available

Sports Business Journal is now available to the Ann Arbor campus. SBJ All-Access includes both the weekly and daily Sports Business Journal publications. University of Michigan users have full access to all the content (publications, podcasts, video, etc) on the Sports Business Journal website.

Users will need to sign up for a free online account to access the archives. SBJ All-Access is available from the Library's A-Z Database List.

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Kresge Reference Hours Update

Winter semester reference hours will end this week on Thursday. There will be no reference services on Friday, April 30 or Monday, May 3.

Spring/Summer term Reference will begin Tuesday, May 4. Reference services will be available via chat and email Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm.

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Updates on Services from the Kresge Course Materials Team

The Kresge Course Materials team has made a few changes that we hope will help keep students and faculty members safe this Fall. You can find all the details on our webpage (https://tinyurl.com/rosscoursepacks), but here are a few highlights:

  • New TEXTPAK Shipping and Pickup Options: Kresge staff have temporarily closed the TEXTPAK delivery point in Kresge Hall. To obtain their TEXTPAKs, students may opt to pick them up at a new point in the University of Michigan’s Print-Copy-Mail offices, or have the TEXTPAK shipped to a home address. Our page (https://tinyurl.com/rosscoursepacks) has more details on shipping and locations.
  • A Course Materials Chat Service: If you’d like to ask us how to purchase, access, or ship your course materials, please give our new Course Materials Chat service a try. Just visit our webpage (https://tinyurl.com/rosscoursepacks) and type your question in the Chat box. We’ll be available from 10:00AM to 4:00PM, Monday through Friday. We also welcome questions at kresge_learn@umich.edu.

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Free Licensed Resources fo Fun and Functional Learning

Kresge is providing a list of various resources for fun and functional self enrichment during this time. See the guide for info/access to the following:

  • videos, fiction, documentaries and other library resources
  • learning new skills
  • Free Resources open to everyone

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U-M Library in-copyright books now available online through HathiTrust

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, HathiTrustis now offering Emergency Temporary Access Service. In-copyright books in the U-M library collection are now fully searchable and readable online for all authenticated U-M affiliates. The HathiTrust website offers information about how to use the service, and also details about the terms, including an FAQ.

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