University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries


This tag is associated with 10 posts
November 25, 2013

A Pie Competition for a Great Cause

UW–Madison Libraries celebrated pie, Thanksgiving, and Partners in Giving all with one event: a pie contest between colleagues! This past Friday, staff members raised money and their blood sugar for the workplace giving campaign. To vote, staff members bought $147.50 worth of stickers to place on pie favorites. Vice Provost of the Libraries Ed Van […]

October 29, 2013

We’re Making Our Mark: Librarians Partner in Giving

UW—Madison Libraries are once again participating in the Partners in Giving campaign! This campaign is a once-a-year, volunteer-driven workplace campaign through which employees of the State of Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin, and University Hospital & Clinics in Dane County join forces to donate to over 520 charitable, social, environmental, and civic organizations. This year, […]

March 14, 2013

Staff Spotlight: Memorial Library’s resident expert in all things Irish, Dineen Grow

Dineen Grow, Head of Access Services, is our staff spotlight this month!  We chose Dineen not only because of her excellent service in the libraries, but also because of her love of the Irish language.  Read on to learn more about her classes in Irish language and culture and how you can celebrate St. Patrick’s […]

February 19, 2013

Getting to Know Ed Van Gemert

Staff meetings and official communications can tell you what Ed Van Gemert has planned for the UW Libraries, but we’d like to share a candid interview with the new Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian.  In his own words: “I take my work seriously, but I don’t take myself too seriously.” Library News & […]

January 23, 2013

Ed Van Gemert named Vice Provost for Libraries

Congratulations are due to Ed Van Gemert on his new appointment as Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian!  We’re delighted to share the details here on Libraries News & Events, and we wish Ed all the best as he leads the UW-Madison Libraries at an exciting time of change and innovation. Press Release by […]

December 21, 2012

Happy Holidays from the Libraries

This card became a lot more pertinent as Winter Storm Draco hit Madison this week. Wishing our students, faculty, and staff safe travels and a happy winter break. See you in January! Need the Libraries over winter break? Check our Who’s Open page daily to find out library hours in the coming weeks.

November 19, 2012

November holiday hours and updates from the Libraries

originally posted by Karen Dunn on the Steenbock Library blog During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, campus libraries will observe some changes from their regular hours of operation. Do plan ahead should you need to visit the libraries or to pick up items from their collections. Hours of operation for all campus libraries can […]

October 30, 2012

Finalists for Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian announced

by Susannah Brooks for University Communications Four finalists for the position of vice provost for libraries and university librarian will visit campus over the next six weeks, meeting with campus and community constituencies and participating in a series of public presentations. A 14-member search and screen committee, chaired by classics professor William Aylward, recommended the […]

October 3, 2012

Details of president’s visit to campus on October 4, 2012

Check out the graphic below (via the Daily Cardinal) for information about building closures and access restrictions for tomorrow’s presidential visit.                           Also: If you go: Details on the visit of the president (University News) Building access information for the visit of the […]

September 27, 2012

Lending changes come to UW-Madison Libraries and Wisconsin Library Services

The Wisconsin Library Services (WiLS) currently acts as the lending agent for UW-Madison library materials to other libraries (including those from the Wisconsin Historical Society Library). The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries have been exploring a consolidation of our resource sharing operations for a number of years and beginning July 1, 2013, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries will incorporate lending […]

Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Entries (RSS) Follow us on Pinterest Consider Giving