International Open Access Week is October 19-25, 2020. Reflecting on this year’s theme, “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion,” UWM Librarians and Scholarly Communication Team members Kristin Woodward and Ann Hanlon answered some questions about Open Access… Read More
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The UWM Libraries are celebrating International Open Access Week 2020 (October 19-26) by highlighting below some of the ways that we support open access publishing and discovery. MDPI The UWM Libraries recently joined MDPI’s International Open Access Program (IOAP). Founded… Read More
To manage significant budget reductions in 2020-2021, the UWM Libraries must reduce our collection expenses by $316,600. The Libraries identified titles with high cost relative to use and solicited campus input on potential cancellations beginning in May. We shared lists of individual journal and database titles as well as titles included in the… Read More
The UWM Libraries’ Distinctive Collections (American Geographical Society Library, Archives, and Special Collections) have reopened by appointment. For more information and a link to the appointment request form, please visit Distinctive Collections Reopening Plans.
The UWM Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections hold one of the largest collections of historical and contemporary LGBT materials in Wisconsin and the Midwest, including a rich record of Milwaukee’s LGBT communities. Topics covered in the Libraries’ LGBT Collection include… Read More
The UWM Libraries have resumed fulfilling Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and UW System Resource Sharing requests for books and other physical items not currently available in the UWM Libraries. Availability of these services depends on operations at other libraries and delivery… Read More
By Genaro C. Armas A new digital collection from UWM Libraries offers insight into the history of socialist politics in Milwaukee and the life of former Mayor Emil Seidel, the first socialist to govern a major American city. Milwaukee Socialism:… Read More
Since the closure of the physical campus in mid-March due to COVID-19, the UWM Libraries have operated primarily online, providing uninterrupted access to an extensive array of services and resources for the UWM community. Following the announcement that UWM will… Read More
Jovanka Ristic, reference librarian in the American Geographical Society Library, has announced her retirement. Ristic joined the AGSL in January 1981 shortly after the library opened to the public. During her long career, she played a pivotal role in creating and… Read More
The UWM Libraries are happy to announce that Viridiana Rocha has accepted the position of LSA-Advanced in the Collection and Resource Management Division. Rocha holds a BS in information science and technology from UWM, with minors in German and Spanish…. Read More