Open Access Psychology Textbook Has Saved UWM Students $2 million

The UWM Open Textbook and OEAR Project is pleased to recognize Psychology 101 for reaching the $2,000,000 open textbook savings milestone. Psychology 101 faculty have been teaching with OpenStax Psychology since 2016, impacting 12,000 students over 26 semesters. OpenStax Psychology… Read more

Special Collections Exhibit Highlights UWM Artists

“UWM Creates,” a retrospective of student/alumni- and faculty-created artwork spanning nearly 65 years from UWM Special Collections and the UWM Union Art Gallery Art Collection, is on view in the Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery of the Golda Meir Library through… Read more

Libraries Extend Open Access Publishing to UWM Faculty

The UWM Libraries and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) have signed a new type of agreement intended to facilitate open access publishing. UWM authors can now publish peer-reviewed scholarly articles in the ACM Digital Library on an open access… Read more

Libraries Contribute to Olmsted Exhibit

An exhibition at the Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum celebrating Frederick Law Olmsted on the 200th anniversary of his birth features a number of rare maps and books and a photograph from the UWM Libraries’ American Geographical Society Library (AGSL)…. Read more

Shevaun Watson Is 2022 Fromkin Grant and Lecture Recipient

Shevaun Watson, associate professor in UWM’s English department, has been selected to receive the 2022 Morris Fromkin Memorial Grant and Lecture, sponsored by the UWM Libraries. Watson will present the 53rd annual Fromkin lecture on “The Comforts of Heritage: Tourism,… Read more

2021-22 Digital Humanities Teaching Fellows Test New Ways to Engage

The UWM Digital Humanities Teaching Fellows for 2021-22 are Rachel Baum (Foreign Languages & Literature), Lisa Hager (English), and Aragorn Quinn (Foreign Languages & Literature). The Teaching Fellows Award, administered by the UWM Libraries, provides an incentive for faculty, instructors,… Read more

New Hires at the UWM Libraries

The UWM Libraries are excited to announce that we have recently filled three permanent positions. Steve Keltner has been hired as building manager of the Golda Meir Library. Previously, he was the library’s physical operations supervisor, beginning that job in… Read more