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Global Information Week

The Undergraduate Library is very excited to present Global Information Week from March 22 to March 25.

A selection of posters from past GIEU projects will also be exhibited in the Undergraduate Library. Students will also have the opportunity to learn more about global information resources available through the University Library.

For further details, please see: www.lib.umich.edu/shapiro-undergraduate-library/global-information-week.

Global Information Week @ the Shapiro Undergraduate Library

Global Information Week will be held in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library from March 22 – 25. Below are event highlights. ALL EVENTS TAKE PLACE IN THE SHAPIRO LIBRARY. For complete details and registration information, see:

Monday, March 22
12:00 - 1:00 Study Abroad Panel
Come hear undergraduate students share their experiences studying abroad and share your stories!
Location: Back of the 1st floor

4:00 - 5:30 Global Information Resources Workshop
An interactive tour introducing online global information resources.
Location: University Library Instructional Center, room 4059
To register: https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/es_conf/app/DisplaySession.asp?sessionid=4104

Tuesday, March 23
6:30 - 8:00 Movie Night - OUTSOURCED
A comedy presenting a unique look at love, friendship, work and understanding across cultures, in the context of a global economy.
Location: 2nd floor screening room

Wednesday, March 24
12:00 - 1:00 International Student Experience Panel
Students share experiences, challenges, rewards and observations of being an international student at the University of Michigan.
This event is co-sponsored by the International Center.
Location: back of the 1st floor

4:30 - 6:00 African Studies Information Resources Workshop
This interactive computer workshop will review language, cultural and health resources to support study, research and travel to Africa.
Location: ULIC room 4059
To register: https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/es_conf/app/DisplaySession.asp?sessionid=4103

6:00 - 7:30 Women's Health and Global Issues
Dr. Timothy Johnson, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, will discuss issues related to the US women's health movement and global women's health initiatives
Location: 2nd floor screening room.

Thursday, March 25
6:30 - 8:00 Movie Night - AMREEKA

A heartwarming film about a Palestinian community adjusting to life in America.
This event is co-sponsored with the Library Diversity Committee.
Location: 2nd floor screening room

Gurpreet K. Rana, MLIS
Coordinator, Library Global Initiatives and
Global Health Liaison Librarian
University Library, University of Michigan
Phone: (734) 936-1399

Posted by kkowatch at March 8, 2010 04:15 PM


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