University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries


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General information about library workshops (such as topics covered) and reminders about upcoming workshops.

June 25, 2013

Apply for the Humanities Hackathon by July 1

Submitted by Carrie Roy Looking, Listening, Reading, Playing. These activities are essential vehicles for our curiosity. Through art, music and literature we explore the boundaries of our understanding. When pursued in combination with computation, they expand our power to discover and create. The Humanities Hackathon seeks to bridge the gap between seemingly unrelated disciplines and […]

June 10, 2013

Papermaking: Friends Appreciation Night

Last month, the Friends of the Libraries hosted a special event for Friends Appreciation night: an opportunity for Friends members to learn about the art of handmade paper at the UW Art Lofts.  The workshop included a tour of the facility, an exhibition of examples of handmade paper (including paper dresses), and a hands-on workshop […]

March 13, 2013

Data Day, March 21st

Data Day is a one day symposium is intended to cover topics surrounding the use of data in humanities and social sciences research.  The event is organized by Research Data Services and the Humanities Research Bridge and sponsored by the UW CIO and Vice Provost for IT and the General Library System.   Spread the word and […]

January 25, 2013

Charity Knitting at Steenbock Memorial Library will continue!

Back in November, we shared the news about Steenbock Library’s lunchtime charity knitting program which supports Warm Up America, a non-profit that provides blankets for people in need.  Now, we’re delighted to share the news that the lunchtime Knitting Social at Steenbock  will continue into the spring semester! The group attracts more than 20 knitters […]

November 12, 2012

Knitting for a cause at Steenbock Library

It’s a given that our campus libraries provide access to lots and lots of digital and print information. This fall, the kind staff at Steenbock Library are offering access to hands-on learning, too! Every Friday until December 14, students and staff are invited to the library to participate in a lunchtime knitting extravaganza. The events […]

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 […]

September 17, 2012

Graduate Support Series fall schedule

The Graduate Support Series is a special set of workshops offered by the UW-Madison Libraries in conjunction with the Graduate Student Collaborative and other graduate school departments. These workshops are part of the Graduate Student Professional Development Workshop Series. The library workshops in the Graduate Support Series are specially tailored to those engaged with graduate […]

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