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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 7, 2013

DesignLab & Media Studios Open House

DesignLab is hosting an Open House tomorrow, February 8th from 2:30-5pm.  Librarians, faculty, staff and students are invited to stop in any time between 2:30 and 5:00pm for tours of the spaces, opportunities to ask questions and talk with instructors and consultants, and to enjoy conversation (and treats). Last November, we shared an in-depth overview [...]

February 5, 2013

New Campus Map

UW-Madison’s Campus Map is one of the most frequently used online tools, averaging more than 500,000 visits per year from faculty, students, and visitors, and the latest iteration represents a unique blend of cartography and web design. In 2006, UW-Madison launched the first iteration of the Campus Map, and it was considered one of the [...]

January 9, 2013

New at the Libraries: Afro-Americana Imprints (1535-1922)

An exciting new resource has been added to the UW Database Library: Afro-Americana Imprints contains over 12,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, which represent an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture. This collection spans nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Critically important subjects [...]

December 17, 2012

Which libraries are open now?

Looking for a place to study during the home stretch of the semester? Don’t forget the Libraries’ handy Libraries Open Now page, which breaks down each of your campus libraries’ daily hours. Is your ideal study spot open 24 hours? Maybe you need a color copier to print out a final project, or your laptop [...]

December 11, 2012

Finals week at the Libraries

Finals week is just around the corner (or, depending on when you’re reading this, it’s already here). The Libraries are ready to help you #studystrong. Need a little more uninterrupted paper-writing time? Check out our full list of extended library hours. Bucket lists, caffeine, therapy dogs – oh my! See our set of stress-busting activities. [...]

December 7, 2012

Found in the Archives: UW’s response to Pearl Harbor, 1941

Found in the Archives highlights the War Convocation delivered by UW-Madison President Clarence Dykstra on December 12, 1941, days after the bombing on the US military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Found in the Archives is a project of the University Archives.

November 29, 2012

New acquisitions from Window to China project

Originally published on the Wisconsin China Initiative site. The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries recently received a new collection of donated materials, valued at $32,600, from the National Library of China through the “Window to China” project. Founded in 2006, “Window to China” makes donations to libraries and other institutions around the world. “The UW-Madison Libraries [...]

November 27, 2012

Research tips from your campus librarians

Not sure where to start when it comes to preparing for, researching, and writing those final papers? Baffled by bibliographies? Your friendly librarians here at UW have loads of resources to assist you as you head toward finals this semester. For starters, check out the Research Tips page on the library website. This is a [...]

November 21, 2012

November additions to UW Digital Collections

The staff at the UW Digital Collections Center adds new material every month to a variety of collections. November saw a number of interesting additions! November Highlights Materials added to the Wisconsin Local Histories collection. The books in the Wisconsin Local Histories collection document and present the history of Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Portage, Sauk, [...]

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