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Spotlight on Special Collections

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Special Collections will be closed for Winter Break (December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019). We will reopen with normal hours (9 AM to 5 PM) on January 2, 2019. […]


Unseasonably warm temperatures here in Madison have recently melted what little snow we have received this season. By way of what we’re missing, we turn first to Robert Hooke’s Micrographia, with […]