Beginning July 3, 2018, the library is open five more hours per week! New hours: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Following our software upgrade, some users may find they have difficulty accessing or using their account. If you are having trouble, please phone our library and we can renew and place holds over the phone - 604-892-3110
"Founded in 1877, just seven years after the birth of the province itself, the University of Manitoba has been inextricably bound with the history and life of Manitoba and western Canada. Begun as a federation of small colleges whose roots lay in the Red River Settlement, over the next 100 years the U of M grew to become the home of internationally recognized teaching and scholarship. Its research achievements have changed the lives of people throughout the world, while its students have reflected the full diversity and energy of Manitoba itself." "Beginning with the university's early roots, award-winning historian J.M. Bumsted follows the many challenges and triumphs experienced by the institution and its people. He captures the spirit of U of M students and faculty with anecdotes, memorabilia, and excerpts from student newspapers and yearbooks. Richly illustrated with more than 200 photographs of people, places and events, The University of Manitoba vividly chronicles over a century in the history of western Canada's first university."--Jacket.