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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

AGSL Photograph Collection: Global and Globally in Demand

Famous for its world-class collection of more than half a million maps and atlases, the American Geographical Society Library also boasts an extensive photograph collection, now nearing one million items, that is less well known. However, as more of the …

Libraries Collection Is Focus of New CLACS Book Fellows Program

The UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) has awarded stipends to eleven Milwaukee Public School teachers and librarians to spend one week this summer exploring children’s and young adult book collections in the UWM Libraries Curriculum Collection, …

2023-24 Digital Humanities Teaching Fellows Applications Open

The UWM Libraries are excited to announce the call for applications for 2023-24 Digital Humanities Teaching Fellows, our sixth year of the program. The DH Teaching Fellows Award provides an incentive for faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants to share innovative …