Dineen Grow, Head of Access Services, is our staff spotlight this month! We chose Dineen not only because of her excellent service in the libraries, but also because of her love of the Irish language. Read on to learn more about her classes in Irish language and culture and how you can celebrate St. Patrick’s [...]
Staff meetings and official communications can tell you what Ed Van Gemert has planned for the UW Libraries, but we’d like to share a candid interview with the new Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian. In his own words: “I take my work seriously, but I don’t take myself too seriously.” Library News & [...]
Congratulations are due to Ed Van Gemert on his new appointment as Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian! We’re delighted to share the details here on Libraries News & Events, and we wish Ed all the best as he leads the UW-Madison Libraries at an exciting time of change and innovation. Press Release by [...]
This card became a lot more pertinent as Winter Storm Draco hit Madison this week. Wishing our students, faculty, and staff safe travels and a happy winter break. See you in January! Need the Libraries over winter break? Check our Who’s Open page daily to find out library hours in the coming weeks.
originally posted by Karen Dunn on the Steenbock Library blog During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, campus libraries will observe some changes from their regular hours of operation. Do plan ahead should you need to visit the libraries or to pick up items from their collections. Hours of operation for all campus libraries can [...]
by Susannah Brooks for University Communications Four finalists for the position of vice provost for libraries and university librarian will visit campus over the next six weeks, meeting with campus and community constituencies and participating in a series of public presentations. A 14-member search and screen committee, chaired by classics professor William Aylward, recommended the [...]
Check out the graphic below (via the Daily Cardinal) for information about building closures and access restrictions for tomorrow’s presidential visit. Also: If you go: Details on the visit of the president (University News) Building access information for the visit of the [...]
The Wisconsin Library Services (WiLS) currently acts as the lending agent for UW-Madison library materials to other libraries (including those from the Wisconsin Historical Society Library). The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries have been exploring a consolidation of our resource sharing operations for a number of years and beginning July 1, 2013, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries will incorporate lending [...]