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Libraries Begin Master Plan Process
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Libraries Begin Master Plan Process

We need your help to shape the long-term future of physical library spaces at the UW-Madison! The Libraries are starting a master plan process to […]

Dec
2nd
Libraries Holiday Gift Guide
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Libraries Holiday Gift Guide

Limited Edition Silver Buckle Press Posters – Grab a piece of UW-Madison History with posters from the one and only Silver Buckle Press. Three designs […]

Nov
22nd
A message to our community
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A message to our community

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, and equality among our staff, students, collections, and services. We welcome all points of view and human […]

Nov
9th
First Folio’s arrival a Shakespearean thriller
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First Folio’s arrival a Shakespearean thriller

by Gayle Worland, Wisconsin State Journal Get ready for Shakespeare’s dramatic entrance. The First Folio is coming to Madison, one of the last stops in […]

Nov
3rd
Using New Technology to Scan a 16th Century Manuscript
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Using New Technology to Scan a 16th Century Manuscript

This update comes to us from Cat Phan, digital services librarian at the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center and 2016 ARL+DLF Forum Fellow. The […]

Nov
3rd
Rethinking Libraries Through Consolidation
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Rethinking Libraries Through Consolidation

Date: November 2, 2016 Dear UW-Madison Deans, Associate Deans, Directors of Centers, Chairs of campus governance groups, other campus academic leaders: I’m writing to provide […]

Nov
2nd
Sharing the Shakesconsin Idea
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Joshua Calhoun, an assistant professor of English, and Jonathan Senchyne, an assistant professor in the School of Library and Information Studies and director of the Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, created Shakespeare and Media, a 100-level English course that examines Shakespeare’s ideas in various forms — from handwritten scrolls and printed books to graphic novels and social media — from when the playwright died in 1616 through 2016. (photo L&S)

Sharing the Shakesconsin Idea

By Katie Vaughn (L&S) (Site link) When“First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” makes a stop this fall at the Chazen Museum of Art as […]

Oct
28th
Our Funny University 2016
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Our Funny University 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries, along with the UW–Madison Parent Program proudly present Our Funny University, and welcome to campus Peter Greenberg (1972 BA), and […]

Oct
11th
Flux: Water in Art and Science
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Flux: Water in Art and Science

An Oct. 21 talk, Flux: Water in Art and Science, will explore how water—acting simultaneously as a biological, ecological, social, political and aesthetic phenomenon—informs and […]

Oct
10th
Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 Opens Its “Final Act” with Fall Events, Featuring an Exhibition of the First Folio
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Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 Opens Its “Final Act” with Fall Events, Featuring an Exhibition of the First Folio

As the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death is marked this year, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries, along with its partners, the Chazen Museum of […]

Oct
4th