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.

The Girls in the Band

The College of Arts and Communication will show the film The Girls in the Band at 7:30pm on Tues., Feb. 3, in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, room 30. The synopsis on the film’s web site says THE GIRLS … Continue reading

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Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

Dr. William Jones, Professor of History at UW-Madison, will talk about Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights on Tues., Feb. 3, 2015, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the African American Heritage Lecture Series and … Continue reading

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The Voting Rights Act (MLK, Jr. Commemorative Event) – Jan. 28

Deuel Ross, Fried Frank Fellow for the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, will talk about the 1965 Voting Rights Act on Wed., Jan. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the UC Hamilton Room. This is UWW’s 29th annual Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Andersen Library’s MLK weekend hours, UWW MLK event

Andersen Library will be closed Sat. Jan. 17-Mon. Jan. 19 (Winterim ends on Jan. 16th, and it’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday the 19th). Spring Semester hours will start on Tues., Jan. 20th, at 7:30 a.m. Please plan … Continue reading

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2015/2017 Wisconsin Legislature

Wonder how the State Legislature works? Have an interest in something the State Legislature is doing? The Wisconsin Library Association’s Government Information Round Table has posted a blog entry that provides basic information about the new biennial session of the … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Armchair travel this winter!

Winter in Wisconsin! What better time to travel, especially to warmer places, eh? But if you’re like me, you can’t afford the time (or the travel). Well, a little ‘armchair’ travel may be the ticket for us. Andersen Library can … Continue reading

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Break & Winterim Library Hours

Library hours during the break (Dec. 23-28) are: Tues Dec 23: 8am-4:30pm CLOSED Wed-Thurs Dec 24-25 Fri Dec 26: 8am-4:30pm CLOSED Sat-Sun Dec 27-28 Winterim (Mon Dec 29-Fri Jan 16) Library hours are: Mon-Wed: 7:30am-6pm, Thurs-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm, Sat: CLOSED, Sun: … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Live Reindeer Cam

Oh my goodness, thanks to Brenda in Circulation, here’s some Friday fun that can last and last all the way to the holidays. It’s live ReindeerCam! And you can get your name on the nice list to ensure your holiday will … 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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