University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries


This category contains 35 posts

Information about library user services, including:

– Circulation information, policies, and reminders
– Research, reference, liaison and subject specialist assistance
– Library instruction services (workshops/in-class instruction only)
– Information about openings/closings/hours

October 23, 2012

Open Access Week 2012

October 22–26 is Open Access Week, a weeklong “global event, now in its 6th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.” (from the Open Access Week website) What is open access anyway? “Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the […]

October 18, 2012

Study strong all year long with library workshops

We’re well into the fall semester (if you can believe it!)…get ready for final projects and papers well in advance with a library workshop! Upcoming workshop topics include: Strategies and tools for managing your citations How to make the most of Google for your academic research Finding grants and other funding for your education or […]

October 3, 2012

Details of president’s visit to campus on October 4, 2012

Check out the graphic below (via the Daily Cardinal) for information about building closures and access restrictions for tomorrow’s presidential visit.                           Also: If you go: Details on the visit of the president (University News) Building access information for the visit of the […]

September 27, 2012

Lending changes come to UW-Madison Libraries and Wisconsin Library Services

The Wisconsin Library Services (WiLS) currently acts as the lending agent for UW-Madison library materials to other libraries (including those from the Wisconsin Historical Society Library). The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries have been exploring a consolidation of our resource sharing operations for a number of years and beginning July 1, 2013, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries will incorporate lending […]

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…). […]

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