The UWM Libraries are very excited to announce that our Archives Renovation Project has met its campaign goal of $2.8 million. Jumpstarted by an unsolicited, anonymous gift of $1 million in 2017, with additional donors and the state of Wisconsin… Read More
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The UWM Libraries at all three campuses–Milwaukee, Washington County and Waukesha–will be closed over the Thanksgiving holiday. All libraries will reopen with reduced hours on Monday, November 30. Please see the UWM Libraries hours for more information about specific hours… Read More
Every two years, the UWM Libraries join with the Graduate School and the Office of Research to honor recent UWM authors at a special event. The next UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony will be a virtual, asynchronous celebration that will launch… Read More
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
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