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#FindUW social media scavenger hunt returns on Friday, September 7
Learn the ins and outs of Madison, explore campus, win prizes!

First lecture in new series on Research Data Management, 9/17
Dr. Stephen J. Harsy will discuss UW-Madison’s Policy on Data Stewardship, Access and Retention.

Library luau kicks off the school year
Beachy keen! Steenbock Library hosts a luau for students on Thursday, September 6.

New Library Catalog takes off
Launched in May 2012, the search tool offers improved usability, new and useful features, and access to more resources.

UW-Madison Libraries earn spot in The Princeton Review's top twenty college libraries
Student responses to the question "How do you rate your school’s library facilities?" put libraries at UW-Madison in the nation's top twenty.

Parallel Press publishes Conversations With Thoreau by Middleton poet Alice D'Alessio
Like her chapbook’s namesake, D’Alessio focuses her poetic attentions on nature and communion with the environment.

Wisconsin State Fairgoers connect with UW-Madison Libraries
Library staff joined other university departments for a day of fun and outreach, promoting university resources and services to fairgoers.

"Expanding the Home Circle" exhibition on at Special Collections until September 14
The exhibition, created and curated by UW-Madison art alumna Rachel Melis, pairs artists' books with illustrated books from the Cairns Collection.

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Photo of London, 1929.

"Found in the Archives" highlights materials from another election year on campus - this one in 1964. Students took an active role in politics that year, hosting a mock convention and election in addition to internships and plenty of pavement-pounding for state and national campaigns. "Found in the Archives" is a project of the University Archives.

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The featured digital collection in the library catalog is the Kohler Art Library's Artists' Book Collection. This database is an illustrated, descriptive index to the Artists’ Book Collection, located in the Kohler Art Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Presently, the Artists’ Book Collection contains over 1000 titles. The database indexes the majority of them by providing indepth metadata useful in searching the collection and one to four images for each title to visually represent the structure and/or content of the book. With the goal to create a “visual finding aid” to the entire Artists’ Book Collection, the database is expanded and updated on a periodic basis as new titles are acquired.

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