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.

Trafficking in Persons

The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report has been issued, and previous reports since 2001 are available online as well. The website states that [T]he Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments … Continue reading

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July 4th Holiday: Library Hours, Local Events

Andersen Library will close at 4:30p.m. on Mon. (July 3rd) and reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Wed. (July 5th), because of the Fourth of July holiday on Tuesday. While the physical library is closed, online access to databases (including articles), … Continue reading

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Savory Sounds on Thursdays

Tired of packing a lunch and eating it in Andersen Library while you study? Take a break! You can enjoy your lunch at Savory Sounds, a series of free lunchtime music concerts at the Birge Fountain in Whitewater (in front … Continue reading

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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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