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BOOK OF THE WEEK — THE AMERICAN SETTLER’S GUIDE: A BRIEF EXPOSITION
OF THE PUBLIC LAND SYSTEM

This is a comprehensive ‘how-to’ for the Western settler, explaining the public land system of the United States.

Up next: From Jikji to Gutenberg

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS EARLIEST PRINTED BOOKS

From Jikji to Gutenberg is a collaborative research project involving over 30 scholars living in 13 different time zones who intend to investigate the technological evidence related from the invention of book printing.

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CONGRATS TO OUR STUDENT EMPLOYEES WHO ARE GRADUATING THIS YEAR!

A huge shout-out to the 14 student employees who will be graduating this year. You have contributed immensely to the Marriott Library, especially this last year during the pandemic. Thank you and best wishes to each of you!

Up next: BIPOC Collection

STUDENT INTERN ADDS 200 NEW TITLES ON DIVERSITY,
FEATURING PUBLISHERS AND AUTHORS OF COLOR

The library recently increased its collection of books by authors or publishers of color
thanks to MUSE intern, Mykie Valenzuela.

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Summer 2021 Features

As the semester ends and many students graduate, the search for a post-grad job begins! Here are recommendations from Joni Clayton of films about jobs, careers, and more. All films are available to watch through the library for free for all current U student, staff, and faculty.

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We’re highlighting books and library resources that highlight histories, cultures, stories, and more. These recommendations were selected by Librarian, Allyson Mower.

Last year, on May 22, Rare Books lost our dear friend, Marie Christensen Dern. On that day, like the rest of the world, we were sheltering in place. We were locked out of our office, and more disorientingly, out of the Rare Books Vault. We were unable to hold Marie’s books in remembrance of her vibrant personality, her prolific bookmaking, her lively humor, her kindness and grace.

With grant money awarded by the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (IPCC) in Albuquerque arranged preservation workshops with the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah.

The Utah COVID-19 Digital Collection Project has been created to document the response from the University of Utah and greater Utah community to the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020.