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Change to Reading Room — hours of business

Reading Room — Hours of Operation:

As of November 1st, 2012

Monday – Friday 10:00am–2:00pm (2pm–4pm by appointment only)
CLOSED Saturday & Sunday
To schedule an appointment, contact William Lefevre

Reading Room: New Hours of Operation

(28509) Walter P. Reuther Library — Reading Room

For the first time in over a generation, the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs will change the normal business hours in its reading room. Long-time reference archivist William LeFevre confirmed the decision at a recent staff meeting. According to William, the decision to change is primarily based on two factors.  read more »

Tech Talk — Reuther Library's Facebook Page

The season of the Facebook

It has been two and a half years since a student at Wayne State University's School of Library and Information Science approached us here at the Walter P. Reuther Library about a school project. The assignment was to build a page on Facebook to help promote archives and libraries. This student contacted me, Paul Neirink, Digital Resources Specialist, by email. Soon after, construction was under way. In the three winters since its completion, this seemingly small school project has blossomed into a steady course of links and comments touching on numerous labor history related topics and events. In a very real sense, the Reuther's Facebook page has become an alternative source of information that is nearly as useful as our main site in terms of advancing aspects of our mission.  read more »

Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs

Reuther's 2009 Newsletter

Newsletter Fall 2009 now available

The 2009 newsletter reports on the Reuther's activities over the past year. Learn about our exhibits, our newly opened collections, some of our important accessions, development of our digital and web programs, and our field work.

The Reuther is also launching a listserv to keep our friends more up to date with Library happenings. If you'd like to subscribe, please send an email to with the subject line "Listserv Subscribe." In the body, please put your name and mailing address.

Download the full newsletter (fall09.pdf - 1.1MB)

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