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About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.

Friday Fun: Challenge Yourself!

Here’s some Friday Fun to get your brain warmed up for summer classes! Test your trivia mastery with a “fan-created” collection of Jeopardy!® game show questions called the J! Archive. Start by selecting a season by number on the home … Continue reading

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Library Summer Session Hours

Andersen Library will be closed on Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. The Library’s summer session hours start on Tuesday, May 30: M-Th: 7:30am-8pm F: 7:30am-4:30pm Sat: CLOSED Sun: 1-5pm The Reference Desk will be closed on Sundays, but the … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Popular magazine cover articles

Here’s a fun and enlightening thing to do from time to time: Peruse the covers of popular magazines on Andersen Library’s main (2nd) floor to see what the current topics of interest are! Here’s a sampling: “What is genius?” (National … Continue reading

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Library & Café hours between exams and Summer Session

Starting Tuesday, May 16 and running through Sunday, May 28: Andersen Library will be open from 8am-4:30 Monday-Friday, closed Saturday-Sunday. The Library also will be closed on Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. The Food for Thought Café is closed … Continue reading

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Photography: Workshop & Exhibit

The Whitewater Arts Alliance is offering a free workshop, “Photography: Beyond the Snapshot,” for beginning to intermediate photographers from 10am-noon on Sat., May 20, 2017, at the Cultural Arts Center (402 W. Main Street, Whitewater). This workshop may help attendees … Continue reading

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New Instruments and Astronomical Discoveries

Dr. Paul Rybski, Department of Physics, will talk about “New Instruments and Astronomical Discoveries: Creating an astronomical life” at 8pm on Fri., May 5, in Upham 140. It’s the final Spring 2017 lecture in the Whitewater Observatory Lecture Series. A … Continue reading

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Women of the Revolution

Pilar Melero, UW-Whitewater Associate Professor of Languages & Literatures and Coordinator of Race and Ethic Studies, will talk about “Women of the Revolution” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tues., May 2, in UC275A. It’s the last installment of the Latino Heritage … Continue reading

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Andersen Library Exam Hours

Andersen Library is extending its hours for exam study: Fri., Apr. 28: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., Apr. 29: 9am – 10pm Sun., Apr. 30: 9am – 2am Mon.-Thurs., May 1-4: 7:30am – 2am Fri., May 5: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., … Continue reading

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Tornadoes and Other Severe Weather

Wisconsin’s Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21, 2017, and the State will conduct a tornado drill on Thurs., Apr. 20. What should you know? ReadyWisconsin, an initiative of Wisconsin Emergency Management, can help! Here are links to … Continue reading

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is intended to “raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it.” It’s up to all of us to promote a safe campus community! You can read … Continue reading

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