Information geared toward graduate students on topics like:
- Upcoming workshops on tools like citation managers, publishing and copyright questions, and subject-specific databases.
- Information about grants and funding resources and workshops.
- Information about reference and other research assistance, subject specialists, and writing help.
As part of the multi-part exhibition Text Support: A Library Exhibit About Paper, the Kohler Art Library is currently featuring the exhibit Handmade Paper with Wisconsin Roots. For almost 50 years, Wisconsin has been a remarkable leader in the field of book arts and has played a vital role in the resurgence of handmade paper. [...]
Our staff spotlight this month is Victor Gorodinsky, Memorial Library’s Slavic Languages Cataloger. Although his work keeps him very busy, Victor participates in a diverse array of unique activities and hobbies. Read on to learn more about Victor and the many roles he plays within and outside of the library. News: Let’s start with the [...]
A recent study conducted by Dr. Mingxing He, a Chinese publishing industry columnist, analyzed Chinese collections from over 20,000 libraries across 112 countries between 1949 and 2012. In his article entitled “A Solid Indication of the Influence of Chinese Publications Worldwide – Based on Data Analysis of Chinese Catalogs in OCLC WorldCat,” Dr. He identified [...]
Last week, Madison B-cycle unveiled 30 new “Poetic Bikes” into their bicycle lending system as part of a city-wide partnership with Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, a local organization run by Parallel Press poet Shoshauna Shy. In the past, Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf has partnered with Community Car in a similar effort to integrate [...]
On Tuesday, April 23rd, a retirement party was held in honor of Barb Richards of the Special Collections Department at Memorial Library. Barb’s last day is today, Thursday, April 25th. As Barb has noted, with customary good cheer, her work on campus has gone “from rats to rabies to rare books.” She began working at [...]
Our staff spotlight this month is Andrea Rolich, Preservation Librarian at Memorial Library. Although the nature of her work does not typically put her in the spotlight, Andrea was happy to share a wealth of knowledge about the Preservation Department and had some fascinating items to show off. Read on to learn more about Andrea [...]
Ebling library is currently hosting the 7th annual Health Sciences Student Art exhibit in the Historical Reading Room and 3rd Floor Gallery. The show spotlights the artistic talent of Health Sciences students, who are also pursuing degrees in the School of Occupational Therapy, the School of Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, and School [...]
In celebration of National Library Week (April 14-20), the annual Edible Book Festival was held on Tuesday, April 16th in the 4th floor Memorial Commons from 4:00-6:00 pm. This year’s theme was “Communities Matter.” Twelve creative contestants shared book-inspired food creations ranging from zombie and sea-monster themed versions of Jane Austen novels to a play [...]
April is always a busy time for the poetry community because it’s National Poetry Month. National Poetry Month provides a great opportunity to listen to (and share!) favorite poems and to discover new work. Many Parallel Press chapbook authors are participating in local events and poetry readings throughout April in honor of this celebration. Here [...]
The Library of the Month for April is MERIT Library, the library for the school of education! “MERIT” stands for Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology. The library provides services and resources to the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Education, UW-Madison, the Wisconsin education community, and beyond. MERIT is the result of [...]