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Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced districts around the state.The Alaska Native Language Archive, housed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library, works to preserve and digitize Alaska Native language materials. With origins in materials gathered by linguist...
Alaska Historical Commission awards grants

...for upcoming anniversaries to significant events and places in Alaska's history. The recipients include: ? Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cold War oral history project.? St. George Episcopal Church, Red Dragon Reading...
Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice

...UAF.The study, a joint project between Elmer E. Rasmuson Library and the Institute of Arctic Biology, was funded...books, which are available for free at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library on campus, and the book can also be downloaded from...
StoryCorps project highlights listening in a noisy season

...The collection of interviews is housed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library and at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.According to the StoryCorps web site, more than...
Project Jukebox website features oral history of Alaska courts

The Alaska and Polar Regions Collections and Archives at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska has completed its latest multi-media oral history website, Judges of Alaska Project Jukebox.The...
Donation helps illuminate daily life in 19th century Alaska

...bitters."The Alaska Commercial Company donated the documents last month to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library, which is working to record and parse through the details of the intriguing collection. They provide a deeper understanding...
Alaskans remember climber, photographer as a pioneer

...donated his personal diaries, expedition logbooks, Alaska correspondence and more than 9,000 negatives to the Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Carl Benson, a retired professor of geophysics, knew the Washburns for...
TV documentary chronicles AK's road to statehood

...100 hours of interviews have already been transcribed and archived at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elmer E. Rasmuson Library. Letzring also relied heavily on archived documents, photos and artifacts. He pored over personal photo collections...
Oral historians record and then protect Alaskan's words

...started in 1988 when the Oral History Program, part of the Alaska and Polar Regions Department of the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, faced budget cuts and looked for self-contained ways to develop uses for taped interviews. A graduate student...
University's new supercomputer lets users walk into virtual world

...supercomputing center recently finished installing the lab, a Mechdyne MD Flex system, in the University of Alaska Fairbanks Rasmuson Library. The project was funded with a Next Generation Internet grant. The staff last week offered the first official demonstration...


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