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Archive for September, 2012

September 20, 2012

“In Our Spare Time” exhibition at Ebling Library

We love highlighting the creative work of faculty and staff (including staff from the libraries!), so we’re very pleased to announce this upcoming exhibition at Ebling Library. “In Our Spare Time” opens with a reception Thursday, September 27th from 4:00-6:00 in the Reading Room and 3rd Floor Galleries of Ebling Library. The exhibit runs until […]

September 20, 2012

“Diversions in the Victorian Age” in Special Collections

An Exhibit Honoring “Victorian Networks,” the 2012 conference of the North American Victorian Studies Association Department of Special Collections 976 Memorial Library September 24 – November 30, 2012 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Although Queen Victoria is famously credited with the arch comment “We are not amused,” her subjects found diversion […]

September 19, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: Radioactive READing

The Wisconsin Science Festival opens September 27-30 at venues across the state. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a couple of university library-related events and exhibitors with a special series called Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival. The background in the new Bucky READ poster might look pretty familiar, particularly if you’ve been paging through Radioactive by Lauren […]

September 18, 2012

“Bookscapes: Lands Observed and Imagined” at Kohler Art Library

The fall exhibit at the Kohler Art Library showcases the theme of landscape in artists’ books. Bookscapes: Lands Observed and Imagined  includes depictions of place in Native American legend to an inverted atlas of the earth. A symbol of discovery, landscape is revealed through naturalistic observations and imaginary inventions of mountains, prairie, fields, and shore. […]

September 17, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: the Wisconsin State Herbarium

The Wisconsin Science Festival opens September 27-30 at venues across the state. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a couple of university library-related events and exhibitors with a special series called Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival. For a complete list of science festival programming, visit the Wisconsin Science Festival website. The Wisconsin State Herbarium Fans of Wisconsin’s […]

September 14, 2012

11 surprising things you can check out from a library

We came across this post about interesting or unexpected things you can check out from a library – somewhere. The list includes everything from therapy dogs to toys! Do libraries at UW-Madison check out any of this stuff? Unfortunately therapy dogs aren’t in our collection (although they hang out on campus during finals and #studystrong…). […]

September 12, 2012

C. Helen…C. Helen Party Thursday night!

*Update! We had SO much fun at the Helen C House Party on Thursday night, and judging from the enthusiasm from students, you guys had a great time too. Check out some photos from the Helen C House Party 2012. Here, too. Want to share your own photos? We’d love to share them. Send ‘em […]

September 12, 2012

“Building Taliesin” author Ron McCrea to give Friends Fall Lecture

The Friends of the Library, in partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society Press and the Friends of the Unitarian Meeting House, present a Fall Lecture: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 7:00pm Lecture, reception and book signing Unitarian Meeting House, 900 University Bay Drive To attend a tour of the Unitarian Meeting House prior to this event […]

September 11, 2012

First event in new Research Data Management lecture series, September 17

Research Data Services at the University of Wisconsin–Madison announces the first lecture in the Rebecca J. Holz Series in Research Data Management. Data and Tangible Research Products: Stewardship, Access, and Retention Assistant Dean Stephen J. Harsy, School of Medicine and Public Health September 17, 2012 Room 1220-1222, Health Sciences Learning Center Dr. Harsy will discuss […]

September 7, 2012

UW-Madison Libraries earn spot in The Princeton Review’s top twenty college libraries

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison earned a spot in the nation’s top twenty college libraries, according to a student survey conducted by The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review released its 2013 college rankings in 62 categories, including ‘Best College Library’ and its counterpart, ‘This is a Library?’ Both lists are based solely on […]

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