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Information geared toward faculty, instructors, and academic staff on topics like:

– Library instruction opportunities and Library Course Pages
– Department liaison librarian services
– Assistance with data management
– Questions related to open access publishing, copyright, and scholarly communication
– New or trial databases and other library resources
– Information about library services for emeritus faculty

July 13, 2016

UW Libraries Blood Drive on July 20

The annual UW Libraries Blood Drive will take place on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in 116 Memorial Library.  The date is fast approaching, and it’s time to sign up to donate blood!  Walk-ins are welcome, but signing up to donate at a particular time between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. […]

May 23, 2016

Emilie Songolo: The Fabric of an Outstanding Career

by Erin Doherty Each year, several women from the University of Wisconsin-Madison are honored with an award for being Outstanding Women of Color. They’re a diverse and accomplished group; all from different backgrounds and with different stories to tell. Among the 2015-2016 award recipients was subject specialist librarian Emilie Songolo, who recently shared her thoughts on […]

May 2, 2016

Staff Spotlight with Ariel Andrea

This month’s staff spotlight is Ariel Andrea of the Chemistry Library! How long have you been with the libraries and how did you get your start? I received both my BS in Chemistry and MLS at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. As an undergrad, I worked at the Rare Book Library, and as a graduate […]

February 12, 2016

Rob Howard named Director of DesignLab

February 11, 2016 The Libraries are pleased to announce that Rob Howard, Professor, Communication Arts, has accepted the Director of DesignLab position effective February 1, 2016. The Director of DesignLab is a faculty position responsible for the direction of an innovative, Madison Initiative for Undergraduates (MIU) funded digital composition center located in College Library’s Computer […]

January 26, 2016

Libraries, Arts Institute, & Chazen Present Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016

Folger Shakespeare Library Partnering with 52 Host Sites Across the Country for Traveling Exhibition to Mark the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death. The University of Wisconsin—Madison is pleased to announce the start of Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016. Selected as the Wisconsin host site for the First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national […]

November 30, 2015

The UW–Madison Business Library, Small Business Development Center Provide Big Impact for Entrepreneurs, Communities

Why work for others when you can work for yourself, right? For many, the decision to start a small business seems like a match made in career heaven, until reality sets in. Do they know their market? Do they have a business plan? Do they even know where to start? Finding the right answers can […]

November 17, 2015

November Staff Spotlight: Dan Joe – “Graphic design: More than just Photoshop”

~By Erin Doherty, Student Communications Assistant There is a large, well-lit office on the second floor of Memorial Library whose outer window reads “Graphic Design” in bold letters. It has enough space to house several desks, a large table, and a computer station. The window offers a picture-perfect view of the Wisconsin Historical Society and […]

October 20, 2015

‘Just Mercy’ Author Bryan Stevenson to Visit Campus Oct.26.

~Story by Jenny Price, University Communications Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls Bryan Stevenson “America’s Mandela.” 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. In the […]

October 6, 2015

October Celebrates Archives Month, Oral History Program

~ By Erin Doherty – Student Communications Assistant 26,000 cubic feet of paper and published material. 2.5 million photographs. Over 1,400 oral histories. 4,500 films and videos. 8,500 audio recordings. This is the multitude of valuable resources and materials that can be found at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives. October is Archives Month, which means […]

September 8, 2015

September 2015 Staff highlight – Julie Arensdorf, Memorial Library

As we begin a new school year, we invite you to enjoy our monthly Staff Spotlights. This month, we bring you Julie Arensdorf of Memorial Library! How long have you been working in libraries and how did this journey begin? I’ve been a librarian for four years now. When I started college, I was a […]

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