University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

Library of the Month

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April 17, 2014

Library of the Month: Navigate Your Way to the Geography Library

The Geography Library, opened in 1929 on the second floor of the National Historic Landmark Science Hall, houses a very unique and eclectic collection of resources focused on geography, cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and climate change. As of today, Science Hall is dedicated mostly to the Department of Geography, including the Arthur H. Robinson […]

March 14, 2014

Math Library + March = Library of the Month

The Stephen Cole Kleene Mathematics Library is the March Library of the Month! Located in Van Vleck Hall, and named after Professor Stephen Cole Kleene in 1999, the library holds thousands of resources covering the wide spectrum of mathematics. History Originally located in North Hall as the Math and Physics Library in the early twentieth […]

February 5, 2014

Library of the Month: Memorial Library

Our February Library of the Month is Memorial Library! Constructed in 1953, Memorial is the principal research library on campus for the humanities and social sciences. With over 3 million volumes in over 350 languages spanning 80 miles of shelving, it holds the title as the largest single collection in the state of Wisconsin! Collections […]

April 12, 2013

Library of the Month: MERIT Library

The Library of the Month for April is MERIT Library, the library for the school of education! “MERIT” stands for Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology. The library provides services and resources to the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Education, UW-Madison, the Wisconsin education community, and beyond. MERIT is the result of […]

March 12, 2013

Library of the Month: Steenbock Memorial Library

Steenbock Memorial Library is our Library of the Month for March!  It got its start over 100 years ago, when Professor Stephen Babcock (the pioneering dairy scientist for whom the Babcock Dairy is named) donated his first salary check to help found a library for the University of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. The library settled […]

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