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Caroline Fraser, author of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Caroline Fraser, author of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Friends’ annual Schewe Lecture is pleased to announce Caroline Fraser— editor of the Library of America edition of the Little House series.  Fraser will […]

Aug
14th
Alchemy and Other Curiosities
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Alchemy and Other Curiosities

This year’s Madison Early Music Festival, with its theme “A Cabinet of Curiosities: Journey to Lübeck,” offers us the opportunity to showcase our many books […]

Jul
20th
University Archives Welcomes New University Archivist Katie Nash
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University Archives Welcomes New University Archivist Katie Nash

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries are pleased to welcome new University Archivist, Katie Nash. After starting in April 2018, Nash quickly settled into her new […]

Jun
25th
Through a Magnum Lens: Photographing the 1960s
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Through a Magnum Lens: Photographing the 1960s

Through a Magnum Lens: Photographing the 1960s The turbulence of the 1960s was made powerfully visible through the medium of documentary photography.  Members of Magnum, […]

Jun
19th
The Sixties
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The Sixties

The Sixties Remembering Who Was T/here The 1960s in the United States is remembered as a time of transformation. Like today, the country was politically […]

Jun
7th
University Archives to Help Bring 1960s Madison Back to Life
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University Archives to Help Bring 1960s Madison Back to Life

On June 14-16th, 2018, Madison will take a trip back in time, as the Madison Reunion: Bringing the 60’s Back Home festival kicks off. The […]

Jun
1st
Nothing to Hide Archive
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Nothing to Hide Archive

Nothing to Hide Archive Project The UW-Madison Archives – a department of the UW-Madison Libraries was recently awarded a $12,000 grant from the Evjue Foundation […]

May
30th
Final Thoughts with the Retiring Vice Provost for Libraries
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Final Thoughts with the Retiring Vice Provost for Libraries

After working in library services for 47 years, Vice Provost Ed Van Gemert is drawing his long, rewarding professional career to a close with his […]

May
10th
The Ben Sidran Collection is Home to Stay in Madison
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The Ben Sidran Collection is Home to Stay in Madison

Talk about a sweet sound. The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries are excited to announce the recent acquisition of Ben Sidran’s extensive personal archives. The nearly […]

May
8th
UW Spring 2018 Finals
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UW Spring 2018 Finals

Finals are stressful. But the UW-Madison Libraries know how to help you study, relax, and keep you studying strong. Survive #UWFinals by following @UWMadLibraries for reminders about these […]

Apr
30th