University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries


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November 12, 2012

Knitting for a cause at Steenbock Library

It’s a given that our campus libraries provide access to lots and lots of digital and print information. This fall, the kind staff at Steenbock Library are offering access to hands-on learning, too! Every Friday until December 14, students and staff are invited to the library to participate in a lunchtime knitting extravaganza. The events […]

November 7, 2012

DesignLab supports students’ work in digital, new media

Students seeking help with digital or new media assignments have a new service available to them this year. Located on the second floor of College Library, DesignLab is in the heart of where many students already spend their time researching, drafting, and revising class assignments. At first glance, DesignLab doesn’t look vastly different from the […]

November 1, 2012

International Games Day at Steenbock Library

Join thousands of game lovers all over the world this Saturday, November 3rd, for International Game Day @ Your Library. In UW-Madison’s case, that library is Steenbock, located at the corner of Babcock and Observatory. This Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Steenbock will have a gaming area on the library’s first […]

October 15, 2012

Go Big Read Author Presentation

Not able to attend the presentation by Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss? Check out the video of the event. Original post, Monday October 15: A friendly reminder that Lauren Redniss, author of this year’s Go Big Read book, speaks tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Union South’s Varsity Hall. Get all the details on the […]

October 9, 2012

Submit your questions for Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss

Go Big Read, UW-Madison’s common book program, wants to hear from you! Dying to know something about the Go Big Read book, Radioactive? You can submit a question for the book’s author, Lauren Redniss, to be considered for the (moderated) Q & A portion of her presentation on Monday, October 15. Post your question on […]

September 19, 2012

Exploring the Wisconsin Science Festival: Radioactive READing

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. The background in the new Bucky READ poster might look pretty familiar, particularly if you’ve been paging through Radioactive by Lauren […]

September 14, 2012

11 surprising things you can check out from a library

We came across this post about interesting or unexpected things you can check out from a library – somewhere. The list includes everything from therapy dogs to toys! Do libraries at UW-Madison check out any of this stuff? Unfortunately therapy dogs aren’t in our collection (although they hang out on campus during finals and #studystrong…). […]

September 12, 2012

C. Helen…C. Helen Party Thursday night!

*Update! We had SO much fun at the Helen C House Party on Thursday night, and judging from the enthusiasm from students, you guys had a great time too. Check out some photos from the Helen C House Party 2012. Here, too. Want to share your own photos? We’d love to share them. Send ’em […]

September 7, 2012

UW-Madison Libraries earn spot in The Princeton Review’s top twenty college libraries

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison earned a spot in the nation’s top twenty college libraries, according to a student survey conducted by The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review released its 2013 college rankings in 62 categories, including ‘Best College Library’ and its counterpart, ‘This is a Library?’ Both lists are based solely on […]

September 5, 2012

Luau at Steenbock Library!

Steenbock Library welcomed students to campus last week with their first-ever late night library luau! Among the many highlights was the demonstrations by members of UW’s physics department, who came bearing toys like a hovercraft, which you can see below being ridden by the Libraries’ awesome interim director! Babcock ice cream sandwiches + hovercrafts + […]

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