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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.

Library Closed Jan 14-16, Spring Hours Begin Jan 17

Andersen Library is closed Sat.-Mon., Jan. 14-16, 2017, because of the break between terms and the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Andersen Library Spring Semester hours begin on Tues., Jan. 17: Mon-Thurs: 7:30am-2am Fri: 7:30am-6pm Sat. 10am-6pm Sun 11am-2am The … Continue reading

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International Year of Sustainable Tourism

Right around now, with temperatures so low, seems like a fine time to think about travel, especially to warmer places, doesn’t it? The United Nations (UN) has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism (A/RES/70/193), intended to highlight … Continue reading

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Break & Winterim Library Hours

Library hours during the break (Dec. 24-28) are: CLOSED Sat-Mon Dec 24-26 Tues-Wed Dec 27-28: 8am-4:30pm Winterim (Thurs Dec 29-Sat Jan 14) Library hours are: Mon-Wed: 7:30am-6pm, Thurs-Fri 7:30am-4:30pm, Sat: CLOSED, Sun: noon-8pm However, because of New Year’s Eve and … Continue reading

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Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling

Pao Lee Vue, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Program Co-director of Women and Gender Studies at St. John Fisher College, will talk about “Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling” on Thurs., Dec. 8, 2016, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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Andersen Library exam hours

Andersen Library is extending its hours for exam study: Mon.-Thurs., Dec. 5-8: 7:30am – 2am Fri., Dec. 9: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., Dec. 10: 9am – 10pm Sun., Dec. 11: 9am – 2am Mon.-Thurs., Dec. 12-15: 7:30am – 2am Fri., … Continue reading

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Amy E. Reichert at Public Library Dec. 6 & Food Fiction Fun

Amy E. Reichert, author of the novels The Coincidence of Coconut Cake and Luck, Love & Lemon Pie, will be at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St. (very walkable from campus), to … Continue reading

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Where — Oh, Where — is Planet Nine? — Finding a very small needle in a very big haystack

The final lecture in the Fall 2016 Whitewater Observatory Lecture Series, “Where — Oh, Where — is Planet Nine? — Finding a very small needle in a very big haystack” will be delivered at 8pm on Fri., Dec. 2, by … Continue reading

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Film Screening – “Deepsouth” Nov. 30

There will be a screening of the film “Deepsouth” on Wed., Nov. 30, at noon (running time about 72 minutes) in the University Center’s Warhawk Connection Center. You can read a brief synopsis of the film online at its web … Continue reading

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Celebrate faculty & staff scholarship and creative achievements

The 29th annual exhibition of scholarly & creative works by UWW faculty & staff will celebrate accomplishments of the past year across a range of disciplines. A sampling of the articles, artwork, books, grants, patents, and conference presentations produced by … Continue reading

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Library, Café Hours: Thanksgiving Week

Plan ahead! Hours of the Andersen Library and Food for Thought Café are affected by the Thanksgiving holiday. The Food for Thought Café will be open from 8am until 2pm on Mon. Nov. 21 and Tues. Nov. 22, and then … Continue reading

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