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February 7, 2013

DesignLab & Media Studios Open House

DesignLab is hosting an Open House tomorrow, February 8th from 2:30-5pm.  Librarians, faculty, staff and students are invited to stop in any time between 2:30 and 5:00pm for tours of the spaces, opportunities to ask questions and talk with instructors and consultants, and to enjoy conversation (and treats). Last November, we shared an in-depth overview […]

December 12, 2012

Get help with end-of-term projects

Have a question about how to organize or research for an upcoming final paper or new media project? There are special services on campus ready to help you plan out and craft your assignments. The Writing Center has peer tutors available who can work with you one-on-one to craft and develop your written assignments. They […]

November 8, 2012

Wisconsin Book Festival events at the Libraries

The Wisconsin Book Festival is in full swing this week, with dozens of events popping up at venues around Madison – including several at our own UW-Madison Libraries! Events hosted by campus libraries include: Friends of the Library Book Sale, Wednesday-Saturday in Memorial Library. Friends of the CCBC Book Sale, Saturday at the Cooperative Children’s […]

November 7, 2012

DesignLab supports students’ work in digital, new media

Students seeking help with digital or new media assignments have a new service available to them this year. Located on the second floor of College Library, DesignLab is in the heart of where many students already spend their time researching, drafting, and revising class assignments. At first glance, DesignLab doesn’t look vastly different from the […]

October 15, 2012

Election activities at the Libraries

As the November election draws near, the Libraries at UW-Madison encourage you to get involved! Explore College Library’s “Engage in Democracy” activity series to get informed about the presidential and state elections, from voter registration assistance to televised debates. Items in bold indicate upcoming events. Voter registration: Volunteers from the Madison Student Vote Coalition will […]

October 3, 2012

Jane Bannerman Reflects on 40 Years of Service with UW-Madison Libraries

We’re pleased to present this interview with (now retired) librarian Jane Bannerman, who reflects on her career at UW-Madison with Pamela O’Donnell of College Library. Interview by Pamela O’Donnell Jane Bannerman has worked at College Library for almost as long as it has been open.  After forty years of service, she officially retired on August […]

September 21, 2012

Libraries and the Demographic Shift

We are pleased to report that an article by UW-Madison’s own Janice Rice and her co-author, Haipeng Li, appeared this week in the Huffington Post: Libraries are a mirror of the communities that they serve. For many libraries, the looking glass reflects America’s tendency to attract new citizens – and those aspiring to citizenship – seeking […]

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 […]

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