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… Read more

AGSL Partners with Leventhal Map Collection for NEH Grant 

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center (Boston Public Library) and the American Geographical Society Library (AGSL) a grant of $348,641 to build new features for the Allmaps georeferencing platform, making cartographic collections more accessible… Read more

New Podcast Celebrates Latinx Milwaukee History

By Kathy Quirk The UWM Libraries and the Roberto Hernandez Center have collaborated in a new podcast showcasing Latinx history at UWM and in Milwaukee. The podcast will be formally launched Oct. 5 at a HOLA Archives Podcast Project reception in the… Read more

Libraries Welcome Campus to New Archives Open House Sept. 20

The UWM Libraries’ greatly expanded and renovated Archives Department is now open, providing the UWM community and others with modern and inviting spaces in which to pursue research and learning. An open house will be held on Wednesday, September 20 from… Read more

Annual Report Features Libraries’ 2022-23 Achievements

During the 2022-23 academic year, the UWM Libraries completed its $2.8 million Archives renovation; received grants from Wisconsin Humanities and the Digital Public Library of America to further community engagement; joined a collaborative effort to support the exploration of the… Read more

New Hires Spring 2023

Robert Karels is the new head of collection development. He started his career in libraries as a student employee at Northern Illinois University in technical services nearly 20 years ago. Since then, he has worked in many different roles ranging… Read more