Archives: March 2009

March 30th, 2009

You will never be far away from fresh, seasonal produce with the Locavore App. The iPhone Locavore App uses GPS technology to find your location in order to display a […]

March 26th, 2009

The Friends of UW-Madison Libraries will host a used book sale, March 25-28, in Room 116 of Memorial Library. A preview sale, with $5.00 admission, will be held from 5:00 […]

March 24th, 2009

Tickets remain on sale for the Wisconsin Film Festival (April 2-5), hosted at campus, public and independently-owned theaters in the heart of Madison—all conveniently within walking distance of one another. […]

March 23rd, 2009

While we may speak historically and metaphorically of canaries in coalmines, in actuality, all bird species speak to the health of their ecosystems, remaining an early warning system. The State […]

March 20th, 2009

The annual UW-Madison Showcase is slated for Tuesday, March 24 at the Memorial Union. The Showcase is an opportunity to share best practices and to learn from campus colleagues the […]

March 17th, 2009

Seeing as it is St. Patrick’s Day, I am sporting a green sweater. Not only is it green in color, but it is made from a sustainable fiber. As we […]

March 17th, 2009

Steenbock Library observes the following hours during spring break (March 13–22, 2009): Friday, March 13: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday – Sunday, March 14 -15: CLOSED Monday – Friday, […]

March 10th, 2009

The Science, Arts, and Humanities Program of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy presents a Concert at Chemistry. This musical performance will feature UW-Madison faculty, students and colleagues, including the […]

March 9th, 2009

College Library will host an evening of Illumination’s talent with an open mic reading in the Open Book Café (Room 1250) beginning at 7:00 PM. Participants are invited to bring […]

March 6th, 2009

As a research librarian, I must confess that I am charmed by search engines—particularly ones that can be customized or that can run nifty algorithms to tease-out related records or […]