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.

Research@UWW – simplifying your research discoveries

Research@UWW is a discovery tool that allows you to search for “everything” — books, articles, and digital items available both locally and from other UW campus libraries — at once. It casts a very broad net, brings back results sorted … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Jazz Music Library’s brand new look!

The streaming audio database Jazz Music Library, part of Alexander Street Press’s Music Online, released a new look on August 14th. UWW students and staff can enjoy some jazz tracks from over 44,000 albums! That is a whole lot of … Continue reading

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Loan Periods & Renewals

As of August 21, 2014, there have been a few changes to the Circulation Policies that govern how long you can check items out of Andersen Library, and how many times you may renew items. It’s all part of preparing … Continue reading

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Library Hours, Aug. 16-Sept. 2

Summer Session 2014 ends on Fri., Aug. 15th! The Library’s hours are shortened until Fall Semester starts. Library Hours Aug. 16-Sept. 2, 2014 Aug. 16-31: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat-Sun CLOSED Mon., Sept 1 (Labor Day): 1-5 p.m. Tues., Sept. … Continue reading

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Andersen Library @ Orientation Week Events!

Welcome (back) to UWW! Come see us at various Orientation Week events! Here’s where we’ll be: Mon., Aug 25, 9:30-10:30am: Involvement Opportunity Fair for UWW employees (Kachel Center) Mon., Aug 25, 1-2pm: Library Services & Online Resources for UWW faculty … Continue reading

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Remembering Lauren Bacall

Actress Lauren Bacall passed away this week. You can read about her in books such as the autobiography Now published in 1994 (3rd-floor Main Collection, PN2287.B115 A3 1994), or watch her in movies from Andersen Library’s 2nd-floor Browsing DVD Feature … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: American Museum of Natural History’s Digital Special Collections

When I lived in the Washington, D.C. area, I loved to visit the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian). I enjoyed it so much, that when I traveled to other cities I looked for other natural history & science museums … Continue reading

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Remembering Robin Williams

Robin Williams, an extraordinary comedian as well as an award-winning dramatic actor, may have left us, but we can honor his memory and appreciate his work by watching some of his movies. Andersen Library has several in the 2nd-floor Browsing … Continue reading

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State of News Media 2014

The 11th annual State of News Media report for 2014 from the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project is available online, and it includes chapters on U.S. journalism revenue, news video on the web, growth in digital reporting, acquisitions and content … Continue reading

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National Night Out – Aug 5

Celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5, from 5-8 p.m. in Whitewater’s Cravath Lake Park! Events hosted by Whitewater’s Police Department include a dunk tank (let’s mention the most important item first, shall we?), emergency vehicles on display, public … Continue reading

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