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  • Posted on October 25, 2013
    The Kazakhstan Series: Photo Essay

    This is part of a series. The other two articles can be found here: Global Partnerships Consulting and Collaborating (UW–Madison and NU) Victor Gorodinsky, Memorial Library’s […]

  • Posted on October 14, 2013
    Former UW-Madison Librarian Gretchen Farwell in Jackie O Documentary

    Former UW–Madison Librarian, Gretchen Farwell, was a 20-year-old student at St. Olaf when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 23, 1963. Deeply affected […]

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    Libraries and Shelf Space Solutions

    Think your house is running out of storage space? Libraries have a bigger problem: trying to fit thousands of new printed books into their holdings, […]

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    Libraries Celebrate Open Access Week

    Open Access Week is this October 21 through October 27th this year. UW–Madison libraries are committed to celebrating and promoting this important week. Two main […]

  • Posted on October 11, 2013
    Government Shutdown: Information Guide

    Beth Harper, the Government Documents & Reference Librarian in UW–Madison’s Memorial Library, wrote up a guide to help library users during the federal government shutdown. […]

  • Posted on October 10, 2013
    Campus History in the News

    The UW Archives  and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Digital Collections (UWDC) have received some well-deserved media attention lately—and timely, too, as October is American Archives […]

  • Posted on September 26, 2013
    U.S. Judge for Google’s “Fair Use” in Digital Books Project

    Authors, readers, librarians, information specialists, and web users in general listened in this past Monday to federal Judge Denny Chin’s comments concerning Google‘s massive book […]

  • Posted on August 29, 2013
    Rare book libraries helped Natalie Zemon Davis overcome oppression

    Earlier this summer, The New York Review of Books featured a post on their blog by historian Natalie Zemon Davis entitled “How the FBI Turned […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2013
    Historical Society Receives NEH Grant

    Earlier this month, The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the Wisconsin Historical Society a public programming grant for as part of a special project […]

  • Posted on April 2, 2013
    The Final Four in the Libraries’ Book Madness Tournament

    The UW-Madison Libraries’ Book Madness Tournament moves on to the Final Four this week, after a cutthroat Elite Eight battle that yielded strong contenders in […]