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February 11, 2013

Bird Sightings in Artists’ Books at the Kohler Art Library

The Kohler Art Library regularly exhibits materials from its collections, such as artist books and illuminated manuscript facsimiles.  This semester, the librarians have pulled together a wonderful new exhibit that focuses on artist renderings of birds from the Kohler’s extensive Artists’ Books Collection. More details on the exhibit from the Kohler Library’s website: Current Exhibit: […]

January 4, 2013

Library of the Month—Mills Music Library

The Mills Music Library houses a unique collection of music scores, recorded music, periodicals, microfilm, and of course, books on a variety of topics related to music and the arts. Conveniently located in the basement of Memorial Library, Mills welcomes not only music majors but music lovers of all disciplines! Although Mills Music Library officially […]

November 21, 2012

November additions to UW Digital Collections

The staff at the UW Digital Collections Center adds new material every month to a variety of collections. November saw a number of interesting additions! November Highlights Materials added to the Wisconsin Local Histories collection. The books in the Wisconsin Local Histories collection document and present the history of Adams, Columbia, Dane, Green, Portage, Sauk, […]

October 11, 2012

Archiving campus history in the web age

The Library of the Month for October is the University Archives! All month long the Libraries celebrate with stories, photos, fun facts, and more. Join us on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about the Library of the Month. Today archivist Vicki Tobias talks about an interesting challenge that the Archives face in carrying out […]

September 17, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: the Wisconsin State Herbarium

The Wisconsin Science Festival opens September 27-30 at venues across the state. To celebrate, we’re highlighting a couple of university library-related events and exhibitors with a special series called Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival. For a complete list of science festival programming, visit the Wisconsin Science Festival website. The Wisconsin State Herbarium Fans of Wisconsin’s […]

July 27, 2012

A pinch of history: the Carson Gulley Cookbook Collection

Fans of beautiful books, libraries, and bookstores will be smitten with this website, A Pretty Book. A post from July 25th, “Cooking the Books,” inspired us to explore our own digital collections to find out what we have in the way of cookbooks. From the introduction to the School of Human Ecology’s Carson Gulley Cookbook […]

March 7, 2012

UW Digital Collections Center announces new digital collections

These collections have recently been added to the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections by the UWDCC. Art Thesis Image Collection In lieu of a written thesis, graduate students in the UW-Madison Art Department plan and carry out an exhibition of their work in a local gallery space. During their second year of study, students typically […]

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