Category Archives: online @ the library

New Online Research Databases

We’ve made some helpful additions to our suite of research databases this summer: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statisical data. The repository contains more than 18.9 billion data points from more than … Continue reading

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Global Cafe – Scotland, Spain, and Jamaica

Would you like to know more about Scotland, Spain, and Jamaica? You’re in luck! There’s a Global Café on Wed., Feb. 18, from 5-6 p.m. in the Old Main Ballroom (UC 275A). Presentations at Global Cafes are given by international, … Continue reading

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T3: Streaming Music for the Season

Want to listen to some holiday music to help you study for finals (or distract you from studying)? The Library’s streaming music database, Naxos Music Library, has a new holiday-themed playlist available this month.  The database also has dozens of … Continue reading

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T3: Lynda.com

Do you have questions about Excel, Access, SPSS, or other software? Want to learn the finer points of Photoshop or digital animation? UW-Whitewater has a subscription to Lynda.com, a clearinghouse of professional video tutorials for all types of software. Lynda.com … Continue reading

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Databases on Trial

No, we’re not going to send our databases to jail. We’re just trying on some new products to see how they fit. This month, we are trialing ten databases. Take a look at the Database Trials page, give the products … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Word Games

Lots of us go to the Merriam-Webster.com site to get definitions, but there are some word games there, too! When you complete a quiz you’ll be able to compare your score to the average score overall, or the average score … Continue reading

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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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Desperately seeking primary sources?

Are you in the Atlantic History course, or some other course for which you are looking up primary sources for periods like 1400-1800?? There are library guides for courses like Atlantic History that list databases to search for primary sources. … Continue reading

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