Feature stories on individual libraries and library staff members to highlight the work that these groups and individuals do within the Libraries and for the university.
Announcements about internal and external library awards.
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 [...]
Each year, College Library invites students to apply for its annual Undergraduate Library Research Awards as part of the Undergraduate Symposium. The awards celebrate excellence and creativity in using the library to complete an undergraduate research project, and winners receive cash prizes for their work. The submission process included meeting with librarians Kelli Keclik at [...]
This spring, UW-Madison Libraries plays host an exciting exhibit and event series focusing on the history and artistry of paper. Text Support: A Library Exhibit About Paper is a multi-library exhibit co-curated by Tracy Honn of Silver Buckle Press and Lyn Korenic of the Kohler Art Library. The exhibit runs from April 15 through June [...]
The UW–Madison Libraries’ 2013 Librarians of the Year were announced during the annual awards reception held in Lathrop Hall. The recipients of this year’s honors are Vicki Tobias, Images & Media Archivist at University Archives in Steenbock Library, and Susan Barribeau, English Language Humanities Librarian at Memorial Library. Susan Barribeau received the Librarian of the [...]
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 [...]
Celebrate National Library Week with MERIT Library by starring in your very own READ! poster! Through Friday April 19th, MERIT will be offering its annual READ! Poster Creation program. WHEN: Sunday April 14 through Friday April 19th, 12-5 pm each day (no reservations necessary!) WHERE: Our studio is located in MERIT room 109, on the [...]
In celebration of National Library Week (April 14-20), Steenbock Library plans to host the delightful community of canines from Dogs on Call for a study break on Tuesday, April 16 from 6:30-8:00 PM! Dogs on Call is a local member of Pet Partners–an organization devoted to improving human health through the existing bond between people [...]
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 [...]
Book Madness is down to the Sweet 16! The Lord of the Rings topped A Game of Thrones in a decisive victory in the last bracket after inching past Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in round one. The Kite Runner, Pride & Prejudice, Frankenstein, The Shining, and The Hunger Games all move on to [...]
If you love books, you won’t want to miss the amazing Friends of the UW–Madison Libraries Spring Book Sale, to be held Wednesday, April 3 through Saturday, April 6. With more than 15,000 books to choose from, this is one of the largest used book sales in Wisconsin. The sale is open to the public [...]