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.

Growing Wisconsin – Digital Magazine

Did you know? Wisconsin leads the nation in dairy goats, it’s home to 52,000 bee colonies, and cows outnumber people in some counties. We probably all know that Wisconsin is number one in the U.S. for cranberry and cheese production. … Continue reading

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Effigy Mounds – Tour and Learn

The Whitewater Landmarks Commission will provide a guided, family-friendly and moonlit walking tour of the Effigy Mounds Preserve (288 S. Indian Mound Parkway, Whitewater) on Fri., Sept. 16, from 7-8 p.m. Learn about the history of the site and its … 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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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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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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