Category Archives: MadCat

May 18th, 2012

On May 21, UW-Madison Libraries will officially launch its new library catalog.  This new catalog, which has engaged the talents of campus library staff in its design, development and user-testing, […]

November 8th, 2011

Steenbock Library is piloting a new delivery service to offices of faculty and academic staff. Interested faculty and staff can request up to five books per day from the Steenbock […]

July 26th, 2011

One of the interesting–and sometimes challenging–activities in librarianship is matching a library user to the texts that he/she will most like to read, be it for research or entertainment. If […]

February 7th, 2011

Transferring from another college or university has its challenges, but using library collections and services shouldn’t be one of them! This workshop, designed for the transfer student who has recently-arrived […]

January 21st, 2011

Need textbooks? Visit My UW or the University Bookstore Text Department site to see what texts may be required for your classes this semester. In addition to the campus bookstore, […]

November 2nd, 2010

On November 1, library staff from UW-Madison and the UW System launched a beta edition of “Forward” –a reinvention of our library catalogs and a fresh approach to resource discovery. […]

September 13th, 2010

Campus libraries can deliver books to the library locations that are most convenient for you. Search the MadCat catalog for the book(s) you need. From each item record, click the […]

September 1st, 2010

Welcome to college, Class of 2014! Beloit College has released its annual Mindset list. While it is important to note that this list does not wholly account for knowledge and […]

January 22nd, 2010

In response to the disastrous earthquake in Haiti, Chancellor Martin encourages the UW-Madison community to support relief efforts. Many resources are available online, and from campus libraries, to help you […]

December 17th, 2009

If you ever struggle to come up with what to read next (apart from required texts), consider a list of titles generated by campus librarians. While the staff was not […]