University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries


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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 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 […]

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 […]

November 1, 2012

International Games Day at Steenbock Library

Join thousands of game lovers all over the world this Saturday, November 3rd, for International Game Day @ Your Library. In UW-Madison’s case, that library is Steenbock, located at the corner of Babcock and Observatory. This Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Steenbock will have a gaming area on the library’s first […]

October 15, 2012

Go Big Read Author Presentation

Not able to attend the presentation by Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss? Check out the video of the event. Original post, Monday October 15: A friendly reminder that Lauren Redniss, author of this year’s Go Big Read book, speaks tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Union South’s Varsity Hall. Get all the details on the […]

October 9, 2012

Submit your questions for Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss

Go Big Read, UW-Madison’s common book program, wants to hear from you! Dying to know something about the Go Big Read book, Radioactive? You can submit a question for the book’s author, Lauren Redniss, to be considered for the (moderated) Q & A portion of her presentation on Monday, October 15. Post your question on […]

September 19, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: Radioactive READing

The Wisconsin Science Festival opens September 27-30 at venues across the state. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a couple of university library-related events and exhibitors with a special series called Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival. The background in the new Bucky READ poster might look pretty familiar, particularly if you’ve been paging through Radioactive by Lauren […]

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…). […]

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 […]

September 12, 2012

Top Ten Questions About Library Research

Library staff spend a lot of time answering questions about library research, from where to find relevant articles on a specific topic to how to correctly format your citations and bibliographies. We have compiled the top ten questions about library research and put all the answers in one place for you. How can I tell […]

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