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May 13, 2013

The Statistical Abstract of the United States now available through ProQuest

When the U.S. Census Bureau announced in March 2011 it would no longer produce the Statistical Abstract of the United States, after publishing it annually for 134 years, there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth among library workers and journalists.  Library associations issued statements and urged their members to contact members of Congress about [...]

May 8, 2013

UW Gardening Day at Steenbock Library

Librarians at Steenbock Memorial Library are participating in this year’s UW Family Gardening Day on May 11 on the UW-Madison campus.  The annual showcase of gardening ideas runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the university’s D.C. Smith Instructional Greenhouses and Allen Centennial Gardens. Steenbock Library, which is located between the two gardens, invites [...]

April 24, 2013

Staff Spotlight: Andrea Rolich discusses the Preservation Department

Our staff spotlight this month is Andrea Rolich, Preservation Librarian at Memorial Library. Although the nature of her work does not typically put her in the spotlight, Andrea was happy to share a wealth of knowledge about the Preservation Department and had some fascinating items to show off. Read on to learn more about Andrea [...]

April 12, 2013

Library of the Month: MERIT Library

The Library of the Month for April is MERIT Library, the library for the school of education! “MERIT” stands for Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology. The library provides services and resources to the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Education, UW-Madison, the Wisconsin education community, and beyond. MERIT is the result of [...]

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., [...]

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 [...]

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