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July 26, 2013

Sign up to Donate Blood on July 31st at the UW Libraries Blood Drive

The 2013 annual UW Libraries Blood Drive will take place on Wednesday, July 31 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in 116 Memorial Library.  The date is fast approaching, and it’s time to sign up to donate blood!  Walk-ins are welcome, but signing up to donate at a particular time  between 9 a.m. and 2:45 [...]

July 22, 2013

Volunteer to work the 2013 UW Libraries Blood Drive!

The annual 2013 UW Libraries Blood Drive will take place on Wednesday, July 31 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in 116 Memorial Library. This is the official call for volunteers!  Organizers will need approximately 30 folks to sign up during the following hours to serve as registrars, donor room aides, and to man the [...]

July 8, 2013

What Do You Think? Take a quick survey about the libraries

Libraries are at an important and challenging intersection:  The research library concept is evolving to meet the changing research, teaching, and learning needs of faculty, staff, students, and the community at large.  New technologies, new theories of teaching and learning, and new electronic communication modes have already changed campus libraries for the better; world class [...]

June 25, 2013

Apply for the Humanities Hackathon by July 1

Submitted by Carrie Roy Looking, Listening, Reading, Playing. These activities are essential vehicles for our curiosity. Through art, music and literature we explore the boundaries of our understanding. When pursued in combination with computation, they expand our power to discover and create. The Humanities Hackathon seeks to bridge the gap between seemingly unrelated disciplines and [...]

June 17, 2013

UWDC Woodland Indian Traditional Artist Project Collection

New and exciting digitized materials are added into the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections all the time, and we’re delighted to highlight their work this week.  The Woodland Indian Traditional Artist Project grew from the need to educate people about the Upper Midwest region’s indigenous peoples.  The collection draws on  20 years of work with [...]

May 21, 2013

2013 Teaching and Learning Symposium this week

UW-Madison Libraries are among the sponsors for this year’s Teaching and Learning Symposium, to be held Wednesday May 22nd and Thursday May 23rd at Union South.  This year’s theme is educational innovation, an idea that reflects the spirit and philosophy of the Year of Innovation, a campus wide initiative to highlight, promote, and celebrate UW-Madison’s [...]

May 10, 2013

Vintage and Bucky Finals Postcards at select Libraries for Finals Week

As we head into Finals Week, several libraries across campus will be offering a selection of fun postcards for students to send home to let friends and family know they are working hard! The Marketing Committee dove into the Archives and the Digital Collections to find vintage images for this year’s black-and-white postcards, which include [...]

May 2, 2013

‘A Tale for the Time Being’ selected for Go Big Read’s 5th year

MADISON, Wis.–“A Tale for the Time Being,” a new novel from critically acclaimed and best-selling author Ruth Ozeki, is the selection for the fifth year of Go Big Read, UW-Madison’s common-reading program. Ozeki tells a powerful story of the right book falling into the right reader’s hands. A novelist on a remote Canadian island finds [...]

April 23, 2013

Undergraduate Research Award Winners Announced

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 [...]

April 5, 2013

The Libraries participate in UW Day at the State Capitol

UW Libraries were well represented at the State Capitol this week during UW Day on Thursday April 4th.  UW-Madison, UW Extension and UW Colleges partnered to present educational displays and interactive exhibits in the capitol rotunda. More than 30 scientific exploration stations offered a fun, hands-on way to see UW research in action.  Expert librarians [...]

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