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Kresge Library Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Kresge Library will have abbreviated hours this week. Kresge Reference and Course Materials chat services will be available from 10am-4pm Monday and Tuesday. The Library will be closed for the break Wednesday, November 25 - Saturday, November 28.

Reference chat will resume on Sunday, November 29 from 4pm-8-pm. Course Materials Chat will resume on Monday, November 30 at 10am.

See the Library Service Hours page for current service hours.

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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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