November 7th, 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 27th, 2017
Featured Selector: Todd Michelson-Ambelang, Librarian for Scandinavian Humanities, Classics, Jewish and South Asian Studies
When considering the vast and rich collections we have in our libraries, which represent areas of the where cultures, languages, and literatures are quite different from our own, Scandinavia is […]
August 4th, 2017
On August 1, Maij Xyooj joined the staff of College Library as a new Diversity Resident Librarian. She will spend her first year at College Library, being introduced to the […]
July 13th, 2017
Biruté Ciplijauskaité, John Bascom Professor from 1973 to 1997 and a lifetime senior fellow at U.W.-Madison’s Institute for Research in the Humanities (from 1974 until her retirement in 1997), died […]
April 22nd, 2017
The Office of the Gender and Women’s Studies Librarian Celebrates 40 Years of Feminist Librarianship
In 1977, as faculty, staff, librarians, and administrators across the University of Wisconsin System recognized the need to identify and organize resources in the emerging field of women’s studies, a […]
April 21st, 2017
The Ibero-American Studies Collection, Special Collections, and Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) invites you this Monday April 24th for an afternoon of cartonera books in Memorial Library. We […]
February 9th, 2017
In celebration of Black History Month, College Library is featuring an exhibition of images from the University Archives which showcase African-American history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Curated by Harvey Long, […]
November 9th, 2016
Libraries are dedicated to the principles and practices of social justice, diversity, and equality among our staff, collections, and services. The University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries commit ourselves to doing our part to end the many forms of discrimination that plague our society.
October 3rd, 2016
The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture announces the release of Attractive Hebrews: The Lambert Yiddish Cylinders, 1901-1905.
September 20th, 2016
One century ago, the University of Wisconsin became the first institution of higher education in the Americas — and perhaps the world — to teach Yiddish, the language of the eastern European Jews.
September 12th, 2016
Information Specialist Internship Program (ISIP)–Offering Students a Fresh View of the Libraries’ Abilities
For nearly ten years, ISIP has provided second and third year undergraduates at UW-Madison the opportunity to get hands-on, and paid, experience in information and library services through a series of intensive instruction modules.
April 27th, 2016
It’s the story of eight Milwaukee families faced with losing their homes. It’s also a powerful analysis of a little-known epidemic affecting people across the country living in poverty.
October 20th, 2015
Stevenson has spent his career fighting for racial justice and wants his fellow Americans to realize that something is inherently wrong with the land of the free and the home of the brave having the highest incarceration rate in the world.
October 8th, 2015
Seven women from UW-Madison received the award for 2015-16. The awards recognize students, faculty, staff and members of the community for their service.
September 16th, 2015
Ayotzinapa: We Will Not Wither—New Exhibit Highlights the 43 Disappeared Students from the Rural Teacher’s College Raúl Isidro Burgos
Graduate students and community members from the organization Axolote Group of Mexican Students and Friends in collaboration with UW-Madison Memorial Library’s Ibero-American Studies librarian have curated the exhibit that will be on display in the lobby of Memorial Library from September 16 to October 30, 2015.