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  • August 31st, 2017 by

    With the newest additions, UWDCC builds on the work that began in 2006 when Ibero-American Studies Bibliographer Paloma Celis Carbajal met with members of Eloísa Cartonera, the first cartonera publisher.

  • August 3rd, 2016 by

    This fall the Center for Open Science will be on campus to provide a workshop on reproductibility in quantitative research.

  • June 30th, 2016 by

    June has been a busy month for us here in the Digital Collections Center and marks a great leap forward in our ability to handle the most challenging of bound materials in an efficient and careful manner.

  • May 16th, 2016 by

    By Peter Gorman The noted Swedish author and reformer Fredrika Bremer (1801-1865) published a vivid account of her tour across North America and Cuba from 1849 to 1851, during which […]

  • April 27th, 2016 by

    Many sung celebrations of spring can be found in the Wisconsin Folksong Collection. Andrea Parmentier highlights a few gems from that collection.

  • March 21st, 2016 by

    What it takes to digitize the greats here in UWDC.

  • February 24th, 2016 by

    By Laura Schmidt. For Black History Month, UWDC was curious to see what we could discover about the creation of the Department of Afro-American Studies on campus through our collection of the Board of Regents Minutes.

  • February 3rd, 2016 by

    We’re joining in the #ColorOurCollections campaign this week. Use images from the UWDC as coloring pages and share your results on social media. Download our coloring booklet to color all week!

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    January 22nd, 2016 by

    The Holz series provides a chance to highlight the exciting research happening on our campus, as well as a way to build a community that is engaged in discussion around the emerging and fast-changing ways we interact with, use, and tell stories through data.

  • Oneida logo
    December 22nd, 2015 by

    By Laura Schmidt UW Digital Collections is one of the homes of the Wisconsin Oneida Language Preservation Project and, on the first day of winter, we thought it would be appropriate […]

  • Philo Buck, comparative literature
    December 9th, 2015 by

    By Laura Schmidt On this day in 1950, Philo M. Buck, Jr., passed away. You can find a number of photos of Professor Buck in our UW-Madison Collection. He was […]

  • November 19th, 2015 by

    By Laura Schmidt As many of us know, Charles Van Hise was the president of UW Madison from 1903 until his death, which was on November 19, 1918, when he […]

  • October 8th, 2015 by

    By Rachel Milani World Octopus Day may typically celebrate the 8 legged, tentacled sea creature of children’s nightmares, but here at UW Digital Collections, we celebrate World Octopus Day Wisconsin […]

  • September 16th, 2015 by

    Born on September 16th,  1902, Mildred Fish Harnack was a Wisconsin native, UW-Madison graduate and the only American woman executed on the orders of Adolf Hitler. While a student at […]

  • September 2nd, 2015 by

    September is National Preparedness Month and we just added over 450 images and 350 pages to the Wisconsin Emergency Management Images and Historic Materials collection to mark the occasion. Images of […]