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February 12th, 2018

UWDC is migrating the backend of its collections into Fedora, an open-source repository software. This migration will be happening during 2018 and details of the process are outlined here.

October 30th, 2017

Earlier this year, UWDCC acquired a new contraption that has since made our jobs of digitally capturing and formatting materials immensely easier.

August 31st, 2017

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

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

June 30th, 2016

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 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

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

What it takes to digitize the greats here in UWDC.

February 24th, 2016

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

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!