Category Archives: collections

November 21st, 2017

College Library now circulates two button-makers, one which makes 1-inch buttons, while the other produces 2¼-inch versions. Purchased for finals events, the button-makers proved to be very popular and the […]

November 15th, 2017

In October of this year the bookshelves holding the Gaus Collection in Room 2191 unexpectedly collapsed. Since all of the items had to be moved while the shelving was repaired, […]

October 5th, 2017

The Gender & Women’s Studies Collection at College Library will soon feature over a dozen new titles. These books’ topics range from studies of gender identities to memoirs of LGBT […]

September 21st, 2017

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the right to read and the value of free and open access to literature and information. As this year’s graphic emphasizes, “Words have […]

August 21st, 2017

On a day when most of the country is looking to the skies in anticipation of a solar eclipse, it’s appropriate to recount the adventures of a sci-fi novel that […]

June 5th, 2017

Starting Monday, June 5, the advising component of SOAR has arrived at College Library. As was announced in January 2017, the undergraduate library at UW-Madison is now the permanent home to […]

December 21st, 2016

The Open Book Collection at College Library has a number of new graphic novels coming soon! Among the titles being added are Books 1-10 of Dave Sim’s Cerebus the Aardvark. Cerebus, which began […]

November 9th, 2016

College Library strives to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. We’ve recently reviewed our space use policies and have made the decision to transform 1193, which houses our Ethnic Studies […]

June 2nd, 2016

With the advent of PS4 and Xbox One systems, the video game shelving at College Library runneth over. In order to alleviate some congestion, all of the Wii, WiiU, PS4 and […]

June 2nd, 2016

A recent blog post at HuffingtonPost.com encourages everyone to read more science fiction novels. According to the authors, “science fiction asks questions of us—of humanity, of Earth, of individuals—that we wouldn’t ordinarily ask […]