Open Textbooks and OER Training for Instructors

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the UWM Libraries now offer UWM instructors self-paced, online training for open textbooks, open educational resources, and affordable content in for their courses. This training explains the benefits of affordable course… Read more

Outstanding Library Staff Honored at Reception

The UWM Libraries celebrated the 2022 recipients of the Janet and Carl Moebius Outstanding Staff Achievement Awards at a reception with Provost Scott Gronert on January 18, 2023 in the Golda Meir Library. Those honored for their exceptional service in… Read more

UWM Libraries Exam Period and Winter Recess Hours

The UWM Libraries will offer extended hours over the Final Exams period. At the Golda Meir Library, the Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons will remain open until 11:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16. On Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December… Read more

New Staff at the UWM Libraries

The Libraries welcome the following new permanent staff to our three UWM locations. Lyndsey Agar is the new library assistant at UWM at Washington County Library, providing a variety of public services to users. She holds a BA from the… Read more

Libraries Awarded Two Grants To Further Community Engagement

Two departments in the UWM Libraries received grants this fall to extend community engagement efforts. Digital Collections & Initiatives, in collaboration with the UWM Roberto Hernandez Center, was awarded a major grant from Wisconsin Humanities for a podcast based on… Read more

Open Access Psychology Textbook Has Saved UWM Students $2 million

The UWM Open Textbook and OEAR Project is pleased to recognize Psychology 101 for reaching the $2,000,000 open textbook savings milestone. Psychology 101 faculty have been teaching with OpenStax Psychology since 2016, impacting 12,000 students over 26 semesters. OpenStax Psychology… Read more