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An avid user of Memorial Library wanted to write a poem that we would understand.  And if you have ever visited our beautiful, complex library, we think you will too.  […]

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  • Came across this volume on a table on third floor. Excellent advice for students (and instructors) as you wrap up the semester and prepare for #finalexams. Best of luck on everything! And when you need a break, check out The Illustrated Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. #studystrong #yougotthis #douglasadams
  • For #marbledmonday we give you a sample of the beautiful marbled paper used by our Preservation Department. .
This paper can be found in the Conservation Laboratory, where paper repair, spine repair, rebinding, as well as many other procedures are performed by trained specialists.
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The preservation staff regularly engage in outreach activities and conduct preservation education sessions, workshops for other libraries, create exhibits, and handle disaster response activities.
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Visit their website here to learn more https://library.wisc.edu/collections/preservation .
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  • For #throwbackthursday this photo was taken inside Memorial Library on March 1965, when the building was only 12 years old. This image titled "Reading in the stacks" is from @uwdigitalcollections
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Did you know that there are millions of images, pages,  sound recordings and more from the UW, Wisconsin, and the world, all available online? .
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  • For #woodcutwednesday: Woodcuts of Women by Dagoberto Gilb is a book of ten poetic beautiful stories about women perserving through the many struggles of life

This title is available here in Memorial Library
  • Happy Thanksgiving! One thing we’re thankful for at Memorial Library is the opportunity to work with #ISIP intern Kayla Vang, who created this great #bookstobrowse display celebrating #November. #B2B #bookdisplay