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.

Whitewater Fiber Guild/Quilt Show

The Whitewater Arts Alliance is hosting an exhibit of fiber art by the Whitewater Fiber Guild and art quilts by Kent Williams, Madison, at the Cultural Arts Center (402 W Main St, Whitewater) until August 28. The gallery is open … Continue reading

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Andersen Library @ Orientation Week Events!

Welcome (back) to UWW! Find us at various Orientation Week events: Monday, August 29 9:30-10:30am: Involvement Opportunity Fair for UWW employees (Kachel Center) 1-2pm: Library Services & Online Resources for UWW faculty & staff (Library Instruction Lab, L2211) 5-7pm: Graduate … Continue reading

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Library Hours – Aug 20-Sept. 9

Summer Session ends on Friday, August 19! Andersen Library’s hours during Summer Break (August 20-September 6) will be: Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun.: Closed EXCEPTIONS: Mon. Sept. 5 (Labor Day): Closed Tues. Sept. 6: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Andersen Library’s hours … Continue reading

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Friday Fun – Visual Pu Pu Platter

Here’s a little Friday Fun! Check out the wallpapers on the website of the file transfer service WeTransfer, which also welcomes submissions of webadverts (see “The very best of our commercial advertisements“). Some of the wallpapers are just beautiful and … Continue reading

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Cool off – Fans available to Walworth County residents

Andersen Library is one of Walworth County’s cooling centers,* and in partnership with the county Division of Public Health, has free box fans to distribute to individuals who do not have other means to remain cool. Fans are available from … Continue reading

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Tennis, anyone?

Did you know? On July 6th in 1957, Althea Gibson became the first African American Wimbledon champion when she won the women’s singles title. Later that year she won the U.S. Open as well. You can learn more from the … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: World UFO Day

It’s World UFO Day on Saturday, July 2! How will you celebrate? Sure, you can see the new Independence Day: Resurgence film in theaters, but you also can read books or watch older movies to enjoy the day! Andersen Library … Continue reading

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4th of July: Library hours, local celebrations

Andersen Library will be closed Sat. (July 2nd) through Mon. (July 4th), because of the holiday weekend. Of course, online access to databases (including articles), the library holdings listed in Books, media and more (UW Whitewater) (including ebooks) and Ask … Continue reading

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Broadway!

Well, the Tony Awards are over for another year, and Hamilton was the big winner overall. Now you’d like to learn more, wouldn’t you? Here are two free sources on the Internet for information about theatre productions: The Internet Broadway … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: The Sopranos

Did you know? The last episode of HBO‘s drama The Sopranos aired on June 10th in 2007. Hard to believe it’s been that long. Steven Holden, writing for The New York Times in 1999 said, “”The Sopranos” sustains its hyper-realism … Continue reading

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