Libraries’ E-Textbook Pilot Program a Success

A UWM Libraries’ initiative to provide e-textbooks for almost 15% of the courses offered at UWM during the 2023-24 year ensured that all students taking those classes had access to their textbooks on the first day. The initiative’s success has …

UWM Libraries Diversify Collections with Small Press Titles

This past summer the UWM Libraries made great strides in fulfilling an important goal of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategic plan by acquiring a number of books from independent publishers who focus on historically underrepresented communities. The Libraries’ …

Libraries Outstanding Staff Honored

The UWM Libraries celebrated the 2023 recipients of the Janet and Carl Moebius Outstanding Staff Achievement Awards at a reception with Provost Andrew Daire on January 10, 2024 in the Golda Meir Library. Those honored for their exceptional service in …

Recent Hires in AGSL and User Services

Olivia Hickner is the new Library Services Assistant III in the American Geographical Society Library. She earned her BA in English from DePaul University and, after a decade-plus stint in the restaurant industry, moved to Milwaukee to earn her MLIS …

Libraries Sign Agreement with Royal Society of Chemistry

UWM Libraries have entered into a transformative agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) that will allow UWM authors to publish unlimited open access (OA) articles in RSC’s high-impact portfolio of journals, including RSC hybrid journals, Gold OA journals, and RSC Advances. Transformative or …

True Librarian — Interviews with UWM Libraries Staff: Kristin Woodward

Kristin Woodward is the UWM Libraries’ Teaching and Learning Team lead and heads the Libraries’ efforts on Open Education Resources (OER). In this latter role, Kristin and colleagues in UWM’s Center for Excellence and Teaching (CETL), through their support of …