University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

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September 6, 2013

#Find UW Scavenger Hunt

Today, #FindUW, a social media scavenger hunt is taking place all over campus and across platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Foursquare. The event is a fun introduction to campus social media, which is a go-to source of information for students and a fun way to engage in the campus community. Individuals and teams can [...]

July 8, 2013

What Do You Think? Take a quick survey about the libraries

Libraries are at an important and challenging intersection:  The research library concept is evolving to meet the changing research, teaching, and learning needs of faculty, staff, students, and the community at large.  New technologies, new theories of teaching and learning, and new electronic communication modes have already changed campus libraries for the better; world class [...]

April 30, 2013

Parallel Press poets’ work featured on “Poetic Bikes”

Last week, Madison B-cycle unveiled 30 new “Poetic Bikes” into their bicycle lending system as part of a city-wide partnership with Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, a local organization run by Parallel Press poet Shoshauna Shy.  In the past, Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf has partnered with Community Car in a similar effort to integrate [...]

April 23, 2013

Undergraduate Research Award Winners Announced

Each year, College Library invites students to apply for its annual Undergraduate Library Research Awards as part of the Undergraduate Symposium. The awards celebrate excellence and creativity in using the library to complete an undergraduate research project, and winners receive cash prizes for their work.  The submission process included meeting with librarians Kelli Keclik  at [...]

April 9, 2013

Receive an iTunes gift card & help the library too!

Memorial Library is big. Really big. And sometimes it’s hard to find stuff. Memorial librarians need your help understanding the challenges students and staff experience while searching for stuff in the library building. Resource Discovery Librarian Casey Schacher and Grants Librarian Ellen Jacks are currently soliciting volunteers to participate in a fun, interactive wayfinding study [...]

April 4, 2013

Upcoming reading of Parallel Press play, “If the Whole Body Dies” by Bob Skloot

On Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m., Bob Skloot, UW-Madison Professor emeritus of Theatre and Drama and Jewish Studies, will present his play “If the Whole Body Dies: Raphael Lemkin and the Treaty Against Genocide” (Parallel Press, 2006). The play tells the story of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the word “genocide” and devoted [...]

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, [...]

January 10, 2013

Library Journal Article Sheds Light on Libraries Using Facebook

Here’s an interesting excerpt from an article in Library Journal that summarizes a recent report on how students, faculty, and other folks on campus like to learn about what’s happening at campus libraries.  The report identifies Facebook as the preferred media platform: While almost 45 percent of respondents agreed that visiting the library in person [...]

December 21, 2012

Happy Holidays from the Libraries

This card became a lot more pertinent as Winter Storm Draco hit Madison this week. Wishing our students, faculty, and staff safe travels and a happy winter break. See you in January! Need the Libraries over winter break? Check our Who’s Open page daily to find out library hours in the coming weeks.

December 4, 2012

How to print at campus libraries

At this busy time of year, the last thing you want to worry about is how to print your final papers and projects – where to go, how to pay, who to ask for help, etc. The Libraries created a page dedicated to the ins and outs of Printing and DebitCard use (for printing or [...]

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