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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 “Mini-Break” Hours Apr 18-20

Mini Break! Andersen Library’s hours will be: Fri Apr 18: 8am-4:30pm Sat Apr 19: CLOSED Sun Apr 20: 3pm-2am (only 2nd floor is open midnight-2am) Remember that even when the Library is closed or you are traveling, you can: Search … Continue reading

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Esera Tuaolo, former Packer, Wed Apr 9

Esera Tuaolo will talk on Wed., Apr. 9, at 7pm in the UC Hamilton Room. Tuaolo, a former Green Bay Packer, is one of very few professional football players to come out as gay. The talk is part of Pride … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: L’Amour and Patterson

Well, it’s almost Spring Break–Did you check out some fun stuff to read? Did you know that on March 22, both James Patterson and Louis L’Amour were born (in 1947 and 1908, respectively)? Both authors provide lots of fun titles … Continue reading

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Spring Break! Andersen Library hours

SPRING BREAK! Mmmmm, can you feel the warmth of the sun? Andersen Library’s hours will be: Sat-Sun Mar 22-23: CLOSED Mon-Fri Mar 24-28: 8am-4:30pm Sat Mar 29: CLOSED Sun Mar 30: 3pm-2am (only 2nd floor is open midnight-2am) Remember that … Continue reading

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Race Unplugged

Ruha Benjamin, professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University and author of People’s science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier, will talk about “Race Unplugged: Beyond racial sound bites of pundits, politicians, and pop culture” … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal, Where Are You??

Looking for the Wall Street Journal? Go to the Journal Holdings List (linked from the Library’s home page) and search for it…you probably want the Eastern Edition. Click ABI/Inform and either search within this newspaper, or browse issues by date. … Continue reading

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Body Adornment Exhibit

The Whitewater Arts Alliance is hosting an exhibit on body adornment from Mar. 8-Apr. 27, open Fridays through Sundays from noon-5pm at the Cultural Arts Center (402 W. Main St., Whitewater). The opening reception will be on Sun., Mar. 9, … Continue reading

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Pickleball, anyone? 3rd annual Wellfest!

The Working for Whitewater’s Wellness coalition’s 3rd annual Wellfest will be on Sun. Mar. 9, noon-3pm, at Whitewater High School. It’s free! There’s something here for everyone! Choose from boot camp, Zumba, Pickleball, sports activities provided by UW-Whitewater athletes, healthy … Continue reading

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Read Across America Day

Every year many libraries and schools celebrate reading on Read Across America Day, usually held on Dr. Seuss‘s birthday (Mar. 2), except that’s Sunday this year, so we’re celebrating on March 3! But why wait until Monday? Read some good … Continue reading

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BioOne database down Mar 1

The BioOne database will be down for maintenance on Sat., Mar. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. The duration of the downtime is not fixed, but could range from 4-16 hours. If you are conducting research in subjects covered by this … Continue reading

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