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 — March 20, 2018

The boy who loved too much: A true story of pathological friendliness by Jennifer Latson RJ506.W44 L37 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Read this for the endearing case of Eli, a boy with Williams syndrome. Caused by a tiny … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Feb. 6, 2018

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine by Lindsay Fitzharris RD27.35.L57 F58 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Read this to discover the only known case of a surgery with a confirmed 300% fatality rate. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Dec. 26, 2017

Upside: Profiting from the profound demographic shifts ahead By Kenneth Gronbach New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor, HF5415.127 .G763 2017   Marketing students, take note. To hear this book tell it, one of the great unacknowledged factors affecting marketing and sales is simply … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Nov. 14, 2017

21 by Adele call number: POP Ade 21 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor The mega-hit status of Adele’s second album (dating from 2011, but a new addition to our Popular CDs collection) is no secret to anyone who follows the music … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Citation help

It’s that time of the semester…final projects and papers are looming. And with that, many students stress about getting all the citation details right. After all, no one wants to plagiarize, right? The library can help! If you prefer to … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – Oct. 3, 2017

Hum if you don’t know the words by Bianca Marais PR9199.4.M3414 H86 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor There are so many levels of “not knowing” in this book, and it all combines to make a heartbreaking and funny and very … Continue reading

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Rock your dorm room!

The best part of settling into your new campus (or off-campus) digs? Personalizing it and making it your own, of course! The public library in Whitewater, Irvin Young Memorial Library, is hosting a DIY Dorm Room Decor event this week, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Aug. 22, 2017

Economics Rules: the rights and wrongs of the dismal science By Dani Rodrik HB75 .R5785 2015 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor A work on economics hardly seems like one’s first choice for summer reading, but browsing through this little book … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — July 11, 2017

Followers By Tenth Avenue North CCM Ten Fol New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor This week’s featured item is a late-2016 release from the popular contemporary Christian band, Tenth Avenue North. As the title hints, all of the 10 songs focus … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — June 13, 2017

Othello (BBC & Time-Life Films) by William Shakespeare Call number: OTH New Arrivals, 2nd floor While this isn’t a new production (1981), it is a new addition to our collection, and the BBC’s series of all of Shakespeare’s plays is … Continue reading

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