Archives: October 2008

October 30th, 2008

UW-Madison students can obtain a flu shot by visiting University Health Services (1552 University Avenue) weekdays, between the hours of 9:30 AM and 4:30 PM. No appointment is necessary during […]

October 30th, 2008

“I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.” –From Twilight, 2005 by Stephenie Meyer Among the stars of popular, gothic literature are Laurell K. Hamilton, Stephenie […]

October 28th, 2008

Memorial Library is hosting a traveling exhibit from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum on the Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945. The Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools and the General […]

October 27th, 2008

In tough economic times, it is useful to note a few strategies for saving some pennies here and there. Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor, Barbara Lawton, has issued an online Guide for […]

October 21st, 2008

Ebling Library will hold its annual book sale, Thursday, October 23 (from 8:00 AM -5:00 PM) and Friday, October 24 (from 9:00 AM -12:00 PM) in the Historical Reading Room […]

October 21st, 2008

Campus libraries have recently negotiated new multi-year licensing agreements with some journal publishers. As a result of these negotiations, we now have greatly increased access to journals from Elsevier. Campus […]

October 17th, 2008

“Beautiful and seductive, protective yet dangerous, the African water deity Mami Wata (pidgin English for “Mother Water”) is often portrayed as a mermaid, a snake charmer, or a combination of […]

October 15th, 2008

The Friends of UW-Madison Libraries will host a used book sale October 15-18 in Room 116 of Memorial Library. A preview sale, with $5.00 admission, will be held from 5:00 […]

October 13th, 2008

October 14th has been named Open Access Day! Libraries, publishers and academic institutions will be using this day to draw attention to the Open Access Movement—a movement that seeks to […]

October 10th, 2008

Need an opportunity to feed the mind and stir the soul? If so, consider taking a break to cozy up to the bountiful harvest of author presentations and book discussion […]