Author Archives: Naomi Schemm

About Naomi Schemm

Naomi is a Reference & Instruction Librarian for the College of Business & Economics at Univ. of Wisconsin-Whitewater. While not helping students and faculty with their research, she enjoys singing, ballroom dancing, crafting, and cooking.

New Stuff Tuesday — Aug. 13, 2019

Have you heard about Lady Bird? Poems about our First Ladies By Marilyn Singer New Arrivals Island 811 Sin These short (and, admittedly, sometimes shallow) poems nevertheless introduced me to many of the lesser-known First Ladies. Everybody’s heard about Mary … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — July 2, 2019

Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word by Sarah Jane Marsh New Arrivals Island, 320 Mar   As a longtime American history buff, I still am consistently dismayed by how little I know about many historical personages, and Thomas Paine ranked … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — May 21, 2019

World of Birds by Robert Hunter E Hun New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor Blame it on tech-enabled everything these days, but it seems to me that picture books for the younger set are getting ever more techie and interactive. I’m … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — April 9, 2019

The Skies Above My Eyes by Charlotte Guillain E Gui New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor A playful, colorful, yet educational introduction to a wide variety of “things” that exist in the skies above all of us! From lightning rods and … Continue reading

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GeoCache for College CASH!

Who likes cash? (Me!) Or over $250 in donated local prizes? Money Smart Week’s headliner event is today: GeoCache for College Cash! You’ve probably heard of Geocaching — using an app on your phone to do a mobile scavenger hunt … Continue reading

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Cooking on a Dime

Are you sick of dorm food? (who isn’t?) In your own kitchen for the first time, and needing inspiration? Struggling to make healthy dining choices that don’t blow up your budget? We can help! Money Smart Week kicks off today … Continue reading

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Money Smart Week 2019 is coming!

I know, nothing’s on your mind right now but getting through midterms and getting to spring break…. But how’s your wallet going to make it through that spring break adventure?!? #reallife #adulting If your finances could use a little bit … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — March 12, 2019

A short history of drunkenness: How, why, where, and when humankind has gotten merry from the Stone Age to the present By Mark Forsyth 2nd floor, New Arrivals, HV 5020.F67 2017 With the famously sodden holiday of St. Patrick’s day … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Jan. 15, 2019

Vincent Van Gogh and the Colors of the Wind by Chiara Lossani, illus. by Octavia Monaco E Los New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor I learned a lot from reading this delightful, colorful tribute to the painter. Despite my initial doubt … Continue reading

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“Snowy Woods,” The Ten Commandments, and Freud’s Ego & Id

What do Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” the Cecil B. DeMille classic early silent film The Ten Commandments, and Sigmund Freud’s The Ego and the Id all have in common? They were all published or released in … Continue reading

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