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Note: Past copies of Libraries, the magazine of the UW-Madison Libraries, are also found on this site. (This page is still under construction and back issues of our publications are not yet loaded. Sorry for the inconvenience.)  The magazine highlighted people, programs and collections of the UW-Madison Libraries, its role in the life of a great university, and the significant support of Friends and donors.

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Newsletter Spring 2015 

  • St. John’s Bible Exhibit
  • Visiting Scholar Report
  • Spring Calendar of Events

 Newsletter Fall 2014

  • African Commemorative Fabrics
  • Remembering a Lost Bird
  • Fall Calendar of Events

Newsletter Spring 2014

  • Caxton Club Annual Symposium
  • Grants-in-Aid Visiting Scholar uses Library of Amateur Journalism
  • Meet the Friends Board and New Staff

Newsletter Fall 2013

  • Look What’s Cooking: the Steenbock Library Cookbook Collection
  • Calendar of Events
  • Preserving a Library Treasure; The Deutscher Sprachatlas

Newsletter Spring 2013

  • University Archives Film Collection by Archivist Vicki Tobias
  • Calendar of Events
  • A Visiting Scholar Says Thanks