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October 5, 2012

Photos of Literary Feasts

A Tumblr by photographer Dinah Fried depicts famous literary food scenes – from On the Road to Alice in Wonderland. Do Fried’s photos have you hankering for some literary feasts? The UW-Madison Libraries have a lot of cookbooks with recipes inspired by literature! Here’s a sample from the shelves: Pease Porridge Hot: a Mother Goose […]

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 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 […]

August 24, 2012

Books & American National Identity: NPR story

National Public Radio’s Lynn Neary spoke with Mark Dimunation, chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress, and curatorial committee member for The Library of Congress exhibit “Books That Shaped America.” The exhibit includes over eighty titles – everything from Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe to The […]

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