Author Archives: Barbara

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.

Wisconsin Lighthouses – talk on 9/16

On Tues., Sept. 16, at 3:30 p.m. Barb and Ken Wardius, authors and photographers for the book Wisconsin lighthouses: A photographic and historical guide, will present a talk and slide show at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: World Music

Are you going to the World Music Festival on Wed., Sept. 17? If you don’t have a ticket, or for other reasons can’t attend the parts of the Festival, or if you just want more world music, Andersen Library has … Continue reading

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Pet Therapy Dogs @ Andersen Library

Pet therapy dogs are scheduled to visit Andersen Library several times during Fall Semester, so check the dates and plan to get a dog fix regularly! It’s an excellent study break! Noon to 2pm on these dates in September: Monday, … Continue reading

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Events in Whitewater

How do you know what events are going on in Whitewater? One way to find out is to check the Whitewater Banner web site! In addition to news about events going on, there’s information about campus and school district sports … Continue reading

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Andersen Library hours

Welcome (back)! During the first couple of class days, Andersen Library’s hours are: Wed.-Thurs, Sept. 3-4: open 7:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. We start regular Fall Semester hours on Fri., Sept. 5: Sundays: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.* Mondays-Thursdays: 7:30 … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Are you a board game geek?

Looking for information about your favorite board game? Have questions about the rules? Trying to discover a new game you or someone you know might like? Try the BoardGameGeek (BGG) web site! You can search for games in various ways … Continue reading

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Research@UWW – simplifying your research discoveries

Research@UWW is a discovery tool that allows you to search for “everything” — books, articles, and digital items available both locally and from other UW campus libraries — at once. It casts a very broad net, brings back results sorted … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Jazz Music Library’s brand new look!

The streaming audio database Jazz Music Library, part of Alexander Street Press’s Music Online, released a new look on August 14th. UWW students and staff can enjoy some jazz tracks from over 44,000 albums! That is a whole lot of … Continue reading

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Loan Periods & Renewals

As of August 21, 2014, there have been a few changes to the Circulation Policies that govern how long you can check items out of Andersen Library, and how many times you may renew items. It’s all part of preparing … Continue reading

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Library Hours, Aug. 16-Sept. 2

Summer Session 2014 ends on Fri., Aug. 15th! The Library’s hours are shortened until Fall Semester starts. Library Hours Aug. 16-Sept. 2, 2014 Aug. 16-31: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat-Sun CLOSED Mon., Sept 1 (Labor Day): 1-5 p.m. Tues., Sept. … Continue reading

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