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February 21, 2013

New Library Service: UBorrow

Need a book fast? All UW copies unavailable? Can’t decide whether to recall it or try interlibrary loan? Then it’s time to try Uw-Madison Libraries’ new service, Uborrow. In January, the Library launched a new service called Uborrow, which offers rapid access to books from 13 major research libraries, with combined collections of more than […]

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 […]

February 6, 2013

The Open Access Academic Library Press

The Chronicle of Higher Education ran an article this week that highlighted new initiatives at academic libraries in terms of scholarly publishing. Over the last five years, library-based publishing has changed rapidly, shifting from a focus on digitization initiatives to something less well defined and more contingent on individual universities. At Amherst College, librarian Bryn […]

February 5, 2013

New Campus Map

UW-Madison’s Campus Map is one of the most frequently used online tools, averaging more than 500,000 visits per year from faculty, students, and visitors, and the latest iteration represents a unique blend of cartography and web design. In 2006, UW-Madison launched the first iteration of the Campus Map, and it was considered one of the […]

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 […]

December 4, 2012

How to print at campus libraries

At this busy time of year, the last thing you want to worry about is how to print your final papers and projects – where to go, how to pay, who to ask for help, etc. The Libraries created a page dedicated to the ins and outs of Printing and DebitCard use (for printing or […]

November 27, 2012

Research tips from your campus librarians

Not sure where to start when it comes to preparing for, researching, and writing those final papers? Baffled by bibliographies? Your friendly librarians here at UW have loads of resources to assist you as you head toward finals this semester. For starters, check out the Research Tips page on the library website. This is a […]

November 19, 2012

November holiday hours and updates from the Libraries

originally posted by Karen Dunn on the Steenbock Library blog During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, campus libraries will observe some changes from their regular hours of operation. Do plan ahead should you need to visit the libraries or to pick up items from their collections. Hours of operation for all campus libraries can […]

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 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 […]

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