Category Archives: digitizing projects

June 30th, 2017

With Andrea Rolich of the Preservation Department, we were recently looking at the UW-Madison Libraries’ copies of the periodical Every Week, including the issue for July 2, 1917, now a […]

December 21st, 2016

In the last week of December and in early January, the Special Collections reading room and exhibit area will be open reduced hours: STATE HOLIDAY: DECEMBER 26 December 26 (Monday) — Closed  […]

April 20th, 2016

We celebrate this week’s campus kickoff of Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 with a page from a travel narrative by Anna Birge, part of the Cairns Collection of American Women Writers […]

April 9th, 2016

In concert with the celebration of Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016, we are pleased to announce that our copy of Shakespeare’s Second Folio is now available in digitized form in the UW-Madison Libraries Digital Collections. For […]

November 18th, 2015

Recent images of the Eiffel Tower prompted us to explore manuscript and printed sources in Special Collections that help provide historical context for the prominence of the tower in views of […]

September 23rd, 2015

The process of digitizing our copy of Shakespeare’s Second Folio is underway, in anticipation of all the events, on campus and further afield, in 2016, the year of Shakespeare. In […]

August 26th, 2015

In celebration of the lush landscapes of summer, and with a nod to the first track of the The New Christy Minstrel’s greatest hits (available for your listening pleasure in […]

March 8th, 2015

This weekend’s community reading of Aldo Leopold’s Sand county almanac at the UW-Madison Arboretum prompts us to highlight the rich resources related to Leopold in Special Collections and in the University […]

December 23rd, 2014

Since we in Madison are not destined to have much if any snow this week, enjoying instead temperatures in the upper 30s and some downright gray skies, we offer instead […]

December 11th, 2014

We are delighted to announce that a digital version of our copy of the intriguingly titled Secrets reveal’d — with copious annotations by Isaac Newton — is now part of the […]