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.

Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty

Dennis Puzz, Staff Attorney in the Legal Department of the Forest County Potawatomi Community since 2012, will talk about “The Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty” on Tues., Feb. 9, 2016 from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Native Pride … Continue reading

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Medical Journal Editors Propose Data Sharing

An association of medical journal editors has proposed that medical researchers share their clinical study data as a condition of publishing articles about their results in medical journals. So far, when a journal has attempted to make this a requirement, … Continue reading

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State of the State – Jan 19

Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker will deliver his 2016 State of the State address on Tues., Jan. 19, at 7pm. You can watch on TV (see the Library’s 2nd-floor big screen tv) or watch the livestream on the Internet. What might … Continue reading

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Andersen Library’s MLK weekend hours, UWW MLK event (Jan 27)

On January 15th, in 1929, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was designated a federal holiday in 1983. Many people and organizations use it as a day of service. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy holidays, everyone! Andersen Library is closed Thursday-Saturday, December 31-January 2. Online resources like ebooks and article databases, and the Ask a Librarian chat service, remain available if you need them (see the Break & Winterim Libary Hours blog post … Continue reading

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Wounded Knee massacre, 1890

It was 125 years ago, on December 29, 1890, that U.S. Army soldiers killed numerous Lakota Native Americans, including many women and children, near the Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota. This is sometimes referred to as the last major … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Happy holidays, everyone! Andersen Library is closed Thursday-Sunday, December 24-27. Online resources like ebooks and article databases, and the Ask a Librarian chat service, remain available if you need them (see the Break & Winterim Libary Hours blog post for … Continue reading

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Break & Winterim Library Hours

Library hours during the break (Dec. 22-28) are: Tues-Wed Dec 22-23: 8am-4:30pm CLOSED Thurs-Fri Dec 24-25 CLOSED Sat-Sun Dec 26-27 Mon Dec 28: 8am-4:30pm Winterim (Tues Dec 29-Fri Jan 15) Library hours are: Mon-Wed: 7:30am-6pm, Thurs-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm, Sat: CLOSED, Sun: … Continue reading

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Where in the Universe is the Milky Way’s Mass??

Dr. Robert Benjamin, Chair of the Physics Dept., will talk about “Where in the Universe is the Milky Way’s Mass?” at 8pm on Fri., Dec. 4, in Upham 140. It’s the 6th and final lecture in the Fall 2015 Whitewater … Continue reading

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Deck the Wishing Tree! Fa la la…

Are there books, graphic novels, audio books, videos, video games, CDs, etc., that you wish Andersen Library would consider acquiring? Let us know by hanging your wish(es) on the tree! The tree is located near the Circulation Desk and the … Continue reading

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