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  • What’s up with the solar eclipse? (Aug 21)

    Posted on Jul 28th

    On August 21, a large swath of the United States–from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina–will experience a total, solar eclipse. For […]

  • Staying Current

    Posted on Jan 24th

    How do you stay current with the literature in your field of study or research?  If you find this a challenging prospect, […]

  • Book Discovery Tools

    Posted on Jun 7th

    One of the interesting and sometimes challenging aspects of our work in libraries is to match a library user with the texts […]

  • Remember the Milk

    Posted on Jul 16th

    If you can appreciate a fun, yet useful, web application, enhanced by dairy reference and whimsical cow graphic, then “Remember the Milk” […]

  • 43 Things, Online Goal Setting

    Posted on Jan 2nd

    I generally like to start the New Year by revisiting my to-do lists. While many of mine take the form of assorted, […]

  • Culture of Sharing Forum (April 12)

    Posted on Mar 26th

    UW-Madison Libraries are sponsoring a student forum on issues related to Web technologies, copyright, and open access–essentially, how and why it all […]

  • Create your Own Search Engine (Rollyo)

    Posted on Feb 27th

    Have you ever desired your own search engine crafted to search just the sites you know, like and trust? If so, then […]

  • LibraryThing

    Posted on Jan 7th

    What’s on your bookshelf? With LibraryThing, social networking meets your personal library. LibraryThing is a free (up to 200 titles) cataloguing application […]

  • ScreenHunter and Jing: Free Apps for Screen and Video Capture

    Posted on Dec 4th

    ScreenHunter offers free screen capture software to capture any part of a screen image, then print and edit the screenshot with annotations. […]