This November, the UWM Libraries’ Special Collections celebrates Native American Heritage Month with an exhibit of works by Native American women poets in the Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons, located on the first floor west wing of the Golda Meir… Read More
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Jane Cavanaugh, only two years out of library school and working as a corporate librarian, landed what she calls a “dream job”—a ten-month academic librarian position at UW-Waukesha (as it was called then)—where she has remained for over thirty years…. Read More
In celebration of the 50th presentation of the Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture, the UWM Libraries have created a digital collection as well as an exhibit in the Golda Meir Library’s Fourth Floor Gallery, that documents the history of the series… Read More
Now in its fourth year, the UWM Open Textbook and Open Educational Resource Adoption Project—a partnership between the UWM Libraries and Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning—continues to expand affordable course material options across campus. To date, the project… Read More
The UWM Libraries announce the new Division of Distinctive Collections, which brings together the American Geographical Society Library (AGSL), Archives, and Special Collections. Marcy Bidney, curator of AGSL, has been named Assistant Director of the division. The reorganization follows a… Read More
Where is the best place to initiate a teaching collaboration that you hadn’t envisioned, with someone you’ve never met, that crosses disciplines and links first year students and seniors? For UWM instructors Jennifer Dworschack-Kinter and J. Dietenberger, the answer is… Read More
Scott Silet supervises the libraries at UWM at Waukesha and UWM at Washington County, the two new branches added to UWM in 2018 as a result of UW System restructuring. Silet has a deep understanding of the needs of students… Read More
The 2018-19 UWM Libraries Annual Report is now available. It tells the story of the Libraries’ many contributions during the past academic year to student success, research excellence, and community engagement at UWM. You may access it here.
After thoroughly considering the extensive feedback offered by the campus community this past spring, the UWM Libraries have finalized the list of cancelled subscriptions to journals and databases, based on their low use, high cost per use, and/or lack of… Read More
Richard Wagner, author of the recently published We’ve Been Here All Along: Wisconsin’s Early Gay History (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019), will give a presentation about his book at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in the fourth floor… Read More