There’s a lot of Halloween happenings around the UW-Madison Libraries this week! Memorial Library “Haunted Folklore and Tales of the Supernatural” Exhibit You can’t miss the large-as-life exhibit that is up on the first floor of Memorial Library, in the book checkout desk area. Snap a photo next to one of the beautiful historic images [...]
Spotted in the lobby of Memorial Library: an exhibit of historic publications related to public perceptions and examinations of Pierre and Marie Curie and their work, from the holdings of the Department of Special Collections. The Curies are the subject of the Go Big Read title for 2012, Radioactive by Lauren Redniss.
by Laura Schmidli, Information Services Librarian, Wendt Commons Much of our knowledge of the biological world is the result of images collected with microscopes. Advances in microscope engineering over the past thirty years have given biologists the ability to monitor biological phenomena with unprecedented resolution. Many of these innovations have happened here at UW Madison. [...]
We love highlighting the creative work of faculty and staff (including staff from the libraries!), so we’re very pleased to announce this upcoming exhibition at Ebling Library. “In Our Spare Time” opens with a reception Thursday, September 27th from 4:00-6:00 in the Reading Room and 3rd Floor Galleries of Ebling Library. The exhibit runs until [...]
An Exhibit Honoring “Victorian Networks,” the 2012 conference of the North American Victorian Studies Association Department of Special Collections 976 Memorial Library September 24 – November 30, 2012 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Although Queen Victoria is famously credited with the arch comment “We are not amused,” her subjects found diversion [...]
The fall exhibit at the Kohler Art Library showcases the theme of landscape in artists’ books. Bookscapes: Lands Observed and Imagined includes depictions of place in Native American legend to an inverted atlas of the earth. A symbol of discovery, landscape is revealed through naturalistic observations and imaginary inventions of mountains, prairie, fields, and shore. [...]