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  • Posted on February 10, 2019
    Leary lauded Leading up to Grammy Awards

    The 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will air Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 7 p.m. CST, on CBS. Jim Leary will be there at the […]

  • Posted on January 23, 2019
    Troy Reeves keeps record at UW–Madison

    ~ By Doug Moe / Madison Magazine (read the full article here!) In 2015, Troy Reeves, head of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Oral History Program, […]

  • Posted on December 10, 2018
    Leary earns another Grammy nomination

    Jim Leary has earned another Grammy nomination in the category of Best Album Notes by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences for Alpine […]

  • Posted on June 1, 2018
    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 […]

  • Posted on April 26, 2018
    New Vice Provost for Libraries Announced!

    Lisa R. Carter has been selected as the next vice provost for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. Carter has been the associate director of special […]

  • Posted on April 20, 2018
    A Trip Around the World

    In 2014, Dario Salvi, musical director at the Imperial Vienna Orchestra in the United Kingdom, contacted Mills Music Library to say the Johann Strauss Society […]

  • Posted on July 27, 2017
    American Voices from the Past Live Again

    Fifty years after their voices were captured on tape, Americans who were interviewed for the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) are speaking again. “Their […]

  • Posted on July 25, 2017
    Google + Us!

    In 2006 the University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries established a partnership with Google to digitize books and make them available online. Now after a brief break, […]

  • Posted on July 20, 2017
    Pinery Boys: Songs and Songcatching in the Lumberjack Era

    On June 29, Jim Leary conducted an interview with WPR, talking about his new publication Pinery Boys.  The book draws on material in the Mills Music Library’s Wisconsin Music […]

  • Posted on July 17, 2017
    Mayrent Collection of Yiddish Recordings receives Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation award

    by Scott Carter The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture and Mills Music Library have received a $5,000 grant from the Marinus and Minna B. Koster […]