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Book Talk with Greg Olson: The Ioway in Missouri

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event on Zoom

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Though the Ioways were relative latecomers to present-day Missouri, their Oneota ancestors lived along the lower Missouri River prior to the arrival of Europeans. The decline of the Missouria people in the 1790s made room for the Ioways to move south into northern Missouri in the early 19th century. They remained there until the relinquished their claims to the land in a treaty with the U.S. in 1824. In 1836, they ceded their last claim to live in Missouri to the government and were forcibly removed to a reservation on the Kansas-Nebraska border. A portion of the Ioway Nation still lives in that location today.

Historian Greg Olson will talk about the Ioways origins, their culture and the role they played in the history of Missouri. He will also talk about the ways they have persevered and prospered as a people since leaving Missouri.

About the author

Greg Olson is an independent scholar living in Columbia, Missouri, who has been named a Center for Missouri Studies Fellow for 2020.

Olson is the author of six books about Native American history in Missouri. The Ioway in Missouri (2008), won the Missouri Humanities Council’s Governor’s Humanities Award for Distinguished Literary Achievement. His most recent book, Ioway Life: Reservation and Reform, 1837-1860 (2016) was named a Kansas Notable Book in 2017.

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Thanksgiving Hours at Ellis Library

Ellis Library will have limited hours during the Thanksgiving Break. For a complete list of the hours of Ellis Library and the specialized library hours, visit library.missouri.edu/hours.

The Bookmark Cafe, which is run by Campus Dining Services, will be closed the rest of the semester. For a complete list of hours for Campus Dining Services locations, visit dining.missouri.edu/hours.

Ellis Library Hours, November 21 to December 1

Saturday, Sunday (Nov. 21, 22)…..Closed

Monday to Wednesday (Nov. 23 to 25)…..8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday to Saturday (Nov. 26 to 28)……Closed

Regular semester hours will resume on Sunday, November 29.

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Thanksgiving Hours at Ellis Library

Ellis Library will have limited hours during the Thanksgiving Break. For a complete list of the hours of Ellis Library and the specialized library hours, visit library.missouri.edu/hours.

The Bookmark Cafe, which is run by Campus Dining Services, will be closed the entire week of Thanksgiving break. For a complete list of hours for Campus Dining Services locations, visit dining.missouri.edu/hours.

Ellis Library Hours, November 21 to December 1

Saturday, Sunday (Nov. 21, 22)…..Closed

Monday to Wednesday (Nov. 23 to 25)…..8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday to Saturday (Nov. 26 to 28)……Closed

Library hours after the Thanksgiving break are still being determined.

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Mizzou Libraries Can Help Your Students Become Information Literate

The University of Missouri Libraries are dedicated to the development of a university community that is information literate. Our librarians offer expert research instruction across the disciplines in order to provide the MU community with the skills and knowledge to expertly identify, find and evaluate information.

Our instructional services are informed by the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education. We believe that MU graduates should be able to:

  • Identify problems important to society and the information needed to address them.
  • Find existing sources of information on a topic.
  • Evaluate the accuracy, validity and reliability of information presented in a wide variety of media.
  • Conduct appropriately focused library, field or laboratory research.
  • Analyze and synthesize information gathered, demonstrating strategic and logical reasoning skills.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of costs, benefits and consequences of proposed resolutions to problems important to society.
  • Organize information, data and ideas for further analysis and presentation.

Whether you’re teaching online or in-person, synchronously or asynchronously, it’s never too early to begin collaborating with your subject librarian on integrating information literacy instruction into your courses. Visit https://library.missouri.edu/instruction today to learn more about the variety of instructional services we offer.

 

 

 

 

 

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Digital Display of Honors Student Artworks: Making Art for All/Our Time

The new exhibit “Making Art for All/Our Time” showcases works by undergraduate students who created art from virtual windows into several campus collections. Over eight weeks, we gathered on Zoom to peer inside the galleries, shelves, and sidewalks of campus where objects of material culture are prudently managed for public interactions. Each class allowed students to explore facets of objects that resonated with their interests and experiences, though certainly in a different way than experiencing art in person. As a reflection of those experiences, we are pleased to present a digital exhibit of the Fall 2020 Honors Tutorial GN_HON 1050H “Get Real, Go Places! Let Objects Take You There” student works. The course introduces students to the practice of interpreting, inspecting, and writing about objects through regular use of a sketchbook journal and weekly syntheses shared with classmates. The course is taught by Dr. Sarah Buchanan of the iSchool at the University of Missouri (in the College of Education) and by gallery, library, archive, and museum professionals based on the Mizzou campus who contribute to the Material Culture Studies Group, established in 2014.

Our student showcase features art objects created by 13 undergraduate students, each based on the class encounter with a particular collection on the Columbia campus. Students created weekly syntheses reacting to themes presented by professional curators, and a culminating object analysis aligning with students’ future academic interests. View the treemap-inspired exhibit graphic here, and zoom in!

On display are a clay sculpture recreation of a political cartoon, a digital sketch mounted onto an imagined white cube space, a colored pencil response to works shown in the recent “Mooshu, Donkey, and the Floating Wor(l)ds: New Works by Sumire Skye Taniai” exhibition in the Bingham Art Gallery, a poem accompanying a winter woodcut, and an embroidered fiber art piece depicting the plants and native species of Missouri, among others. One digital artwork revisits the 1916 Golden Lane protest in St. Louis and reminds us that art persists and connects our communities to each other. For their contributions to the success of the course we gratefully thank: Catherine Armbrust, Cathy Callaway, Marie Concannon, Kelli Hansen, Nicole Johnston, Maggie Mayhan, Pete Millier, Candace Sall, Karlan Seville, and Joan Stack. The course will next be offered in Fall 2021 – join us!

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Mizzou Libraries by the Numbers, Remote Spring 2020

When the Covid-19 pandemic caused the Mizzou Libraries to move to remote work, we were able to quickly pivot to providing remote services. Because the Libraries already work hard to serve the research needs of our students and faculty where they are, we were well positioned to continue providing remote services while coming up with new ways to provide the service that is usually in person. The above graphic highlights the amount of work that was done during the last half of the spring semester.