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Apr 12, 2021
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by Beth Staats
Minitex is happy to announce that Ebooks Minnesota just gained 350+ titles around equity, diversity, and inclusion. Last fall, students in St. Catherine University's Master of Library and Information Science Program, Library Materials for Children class, performed a diversity audit of Ebooks Minnesota. As a result of this audit, the Ebooks Minnesota Collection Task Force recently selected diverse titles for inclusion into the collection from publishers including ABDO, Capstone, Rosarium, Dreamspinner, and Flux.
Mar 25, 2021
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by Matt Lee
The Ebooks MN team is in the process of reviewing platform options for where our statewide collection of ebooks will be hosted.
Mar 15, 2021
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by Zach Miller
One Book|One Minnesota, Minnesota's statewide book club, will read "Slider," by National Book Award-winner Pete Hautman. The book is available via Ebooks Minnesota through May 9: z.umn.edu/slider
Mar 2, 2021
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by Beth Staats
This year we have the first female U.S. Vice President and the first woman coach in Super Bowl history. Women are beginning to get some of the recognition they deserve and that is why celebrating Women's History Month is more important now than ever. By recognizing the contributions of women throughout time, and in the present day, Women's History Month helps to open up that world of possibilities to young girls.
Feb 22, 2021
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by Beth Staats
On February 28th of this year Ebooks Minnesota will be celebrating its 5th year as a Minitex program, thanks in part to MDE and State Library Services. What began as a pilot program in 2016 with just over 3,500 titles, has grown in scope and content to a whopping 11,000+ books. The best part is that it continues to grow.
Jan 27, 2021
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by Beth Staats
January 29, 2021, is celebrated as Multicultural Children's Book Day, a day to "not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity but to get more of these books into classrooms and libraries."
Jan 26, 2021
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by Beth Staats
From the Civil Rights Movement to Michelle Obama, from Rosa Parks to Langston Hughes, from the Buffalo Soldiers to Stokely Carmichael, African Americans have contributed to the United States in countless ways and we celebrate them in February, as we should every month of the year, with Black History Month.
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