Archives: November 2008

November 28th, 2008

The UW-Madison Libraries are sponsoring an open campus forum to look at how copyright issues have an impact on faculty, staff, and students. The goal of the forum will be […]

November 25th, 2008

Given that the Thanksgiving holidays are often celebrated by feasting—either upon a mythologized spread featuring a signature bird, or upon that which you would rather–I offer up several titles from […]

November 24th, 2008

During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, campus libraries will observe some changes from their regular hours of operation. Do plan ahead should you need to visit the libraries or […]

November 21st, 2008

The Horticulture Society is selling poinsettias ($14.00), Norfolk Island pines ($8.00), and Christmas cacti ($8.00)—great for cheering your living space or for giving to the plant-lovers you know and appreciate. […]

November 19th, 2008

What with the dusting of snow we received this week and the anticipation of much more, I thought it would be appropriate, if not fun, to share some recommended book […]

November 18th, 2008

College Library invites students to apply for its annual Undergraduate Research Awards. The awards will celebrate excellence and creativity in using the library to complete an undergraduate research project. (Examples […]

November 17th, 2008

The most indelible experience from my undergraduate years was the one year I spent abroad. One step off the plane and my life would never be the same. Not only […]

November 14th, 2008

The office of President-Elect Barack Obama offers an interactive Web site where you can read news and learn more about the new administration’s transition process. An additional site—Presidential Transition Resources–also […]

November 13th, 2008

Using statistics gathered from searches entered into its search engine, Google is exploring its ability to predict outbreaks of the flu. In other words, Google is measuring the trend, so […]

November 13th, 2008

As of April 7, 2008, all investigators who are funded by NIH must submit their accepted, peer-reviewed manuscripts to PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication. These manuscripts will be made […]