University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

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October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween from the Libraries!

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 [...]

October 29, 2012

“Fallout” exhibition opens at Ebling Library on November 1

Mark your calendars: a new exhibition comes to Ebling Library for the Health Sciences on November 1. “Fallout: the Mixed Blessing of Radiation and the Public Health” opens with a reception, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., on November 1 in the library’s Historical Reading Room and 3rd floor gallery space. From the exhibition website: “Fallout” [...]

October 17, 2012

Exhibit in Memorial Library showcases the Curies

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.

October 5, 2012

“The Engineered Image” exhibition at Wendt Commons

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. [...]

October 4, 2012

Year of Innovation kicks off October 9

The Year of Innovation is a year-long celebration of creativity and invention at UW-Madison. Programs, events, competitions, and discussions all over campus will promote historic and current successful innovations while also facilitating new ideas and collaboration. Innovation U, an afternoon of exhibits and free short talks, serves as the Year’s official kick-off, 12:00 – 5:00 [...]

September 24, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: Historic McArdle Research Exhibit

The Wisconsin Science Festival opens September 27-30 at venues across the state. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a couple of university library-related events and exhibitors with a special series called Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival. Today’s science-related feature comes to us from the University Archives. A new online exhibit examines the work of cancer researchers and [...]

September 20, 2012

“In Our Spare Time” exhibition at Ebling Library

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 [...]

September 20, 2012

“Diversions in the Victorian Age” in Special Collections

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 [...]

September 18, 2012

“Bookscapes: Lands Observed and Imagined” at Kohler Art Library

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. [...]

September 17, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: the Wisconsin State Herbarium

The Wisconsin Science Festival opens September 27-30 at venues across the state. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a couple of university library-related events and exhibitors with a special series called Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival. For a complete list of science festival programming, visit the Wisconsin Science Festival website. The Wisconsin State Herbarium Fans of Wisconsin’s [...]

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