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March 22, 2013

Undergraduate Research Awards Deadline is April 5th!

College Library, in conjunction with the Undergraduate Symposium, invites students to apply for its annual Undergraduate Library Research Awards. The awards celebrate excellence and creativity in using the library to complete an undergraduate research project. (Examples may include a literature review for a lab study, the use of primary sources in a historical research paper, [...]

March 20, 2013

Explore Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Described as “the most ambitious single scholarly digitization project ever undertaken,” Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), is an online database containing records for every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the UK during the 18th century. It also includes thousands of works from the Americas. ECCO II, the second part of the original ECCO [...]

March 19, 2013

High Praise for UW Digital Collections in College and Research Libraries

In case you missed it:  the Internet Reviews section of College & Research Libraries ran a review of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections in their February 2013 issue.  Sarah Goodwin Thiel, of the University of Kansas Libraries, reviewed the UWDC websitein glowing terms, noting that the UWDCC has digitized over 1 million books, objects, [...]

March 13, 2013

Data Day, March 21st

Data Day is a one day symposium is intended to cover topics surrounding the use of data in humanities and social sciences research.  The event is organized by Research Data Services and the Humanities Research Bridge and sponsored by the UW CIO and Vice Provost for IT and the General Library System.   Spread the word and [...]

March 5, 2013

Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series now available as e-books

The Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series has recently been digitized, making the process of accessing historical government documents much simpler. Thanks to a collaborative digitization project between the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries and the University of Illinois at Chicago Libraries, as well as contributions from academic and public libraries across the U.S., [...]

March 4, 2013

Evolving Directions Lecture on Senses & the Arts

The intersection of the senses and the arts is the theme for the next Evolving Directions lecture, scheduled for this Friday, March 8, from 1:30-3:00pm in Memorial, Rm. 126. Please mark your calendars to attend this very special presentation by Prof. Henry Drewal and Faisal Abdu’allah on their teaching and research on the senses and [...]

February 27, 2013

On Wisconsin, On Film: Historic Films from the University Archives

As part of their “Treasures of the UW-Libraries” series, the Friends of the Libraries will present an evening of campus film clips on Wednesday, March 6 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at Memorial Library, Room 460. “On Wisconsin, On Film” will delight you with a selection of historic films providing glimpses of campus life from [...]

February 21, 2013

New Library Service: UBorrow

Need a book fast? All UW copies unavailable? Can’t decide whether to recall it or try interlibrary loan? Then it’s time to try Uw-Madison Libraries’ new service, Uborrow. In January, the Library launched a new service called Uborrow, which offers rapid access to books from 13 major research libraries, with combined collections of more than [...]

February 20, 2013

Explore the Southeast Asian Images & Texts (SEAiT) collection

Southeast Asian Images & Texts (SEAiT) is a digital archive of unique and beautiful historical images accessible through the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center (UWDCC). SEAiT’s mission is to put “rare materials into the hands of students” in order to support scholarship in the field of Southeast Asian studies; a partnership with the UWDCC [...]

February 18, 2013

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab presents Fallout: The Making of a “Radioactive” Exhibit

Micaela Sullivan Fowler is famous on campus for creating exhibits at Ebling Library that enhance the experience of reading UW’s Go Big Read titles each year.  The first, titled “It’s Good for You,” was created in conjunction with Michael Pollen’s In Defense of Food, and the second, “Informing Consent: Unwitting Subjects in Medicine’s Pursuit of [...]

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