News Archive

Velora Wilson and her piece A Journey to One's Own Happiness from the Senior Art Show. Shows a painting with a yellow background and a person without a face. The artist is standing next to it.

Velora Wilson is the winner of the 2021 Briggs Library Associates Art Award for her piece A Journey to One's Own Happiness from the Senior Art Show.

Gillian Orth, winner of the 2021 library Associates art award for her piece Overgrown.

Gillian Orth is the winner of a Briggs Library Associates Art Award for Overgrown.

Tax forms with scrabble-like tiles spelling out "Taxes".

Federal tax forms are available on the main floor of Briggs Library.

Image of Rush Exit, face of a man yelling done in reds

Much of the beautiful art you see hanging in Briggs Library can be accessed digitally.

Image of Enhancement grant award winners

The Rodney A. Briggs Associates announce enhancement grant award winners.

Group of classical-looking philosophers set against Greek architecture

Briggs Library is thrilled to announce the addition of PhilPapers, a comprehensive index of philosophy articles and books.

Open book with colorful design and the text "Browzine" and "New".

Browse, read and monitor online academic journals through Briggs Library.

Native American painting

Briggs Library has added the primary source database Indigenous Peoples of North America to its online offerings.

Helen Briggs

Helen Briggs, widow of Rodney Briggs who was the first dean and provost at the University of Minnesota, Morris, passed away on May 17, 2020. 

ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication text with a beaker.

The ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication text is now available online. This updated resource replaces the earlier editions of The ACS Style Guide.

UMM Teaching

The Briggs Library Faculty Resource Center has several new professional development titles.

Enrichment Award Winners

Enhancement grant award winners were announced at the recent Briggs Library Associates Annual Meeting.


Briggs Library has thousands of ebooks in our database called ebrary Academic Complete.

Poet tree

Celebrate National Poetry month by sharing a favorite verse, poem, poet or haiku on the poet-tree in the front lobby of Briggs Library.


Briggs Library has two new electronic resources: Ebooks Minnesota and Umbra.

Tax artwork

Tax forms are available by the reference desk.


Briggs Library has added two new JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences XIII and Arts & Sciences XIV resulting in thousands of additional full text articles.


Did you know that you can charge your portable device at Briggs Library and check out headphones, computer mice and power strips?

Collaborate with others using Briggs Library's collaboration table.

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