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Friday Fun: WTMJ-TV News Search

The UW-Milwaukee Libraries’ Archives, with support from WTMJ-TV and the Wisconsin Historical Society, recently launched WTMJ-TV News Search, “a catalog of nearly 50,000 news stories broadcast from 1950 to 1980 by WTMJ-TV, an NBC-affiliated station located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stories … Continue reading

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Digital Public Library of America

There are lots and lots of institutions providing digitized materials, but who has the time to find them? Well, here’s a one-stop discovery tool! The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides free access to the digitized riches of libraries, … Continue reading

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Special Collections Extended Hours

UW-Whitewater’s Area Research Center has extended its hours during the months of October, November, and December. On Tuesdays, the Special Collections Archivist will be available to assist in any research questions you may have regarding genealogy (specifically for the Walworth, … Continue reading

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Archives Month (Oct.): “Born in Wisconsin”

Would you like to go to class in a building where the temperature cannot be regulated? Professor W. S. Johnson didn’t like teaching in such a building, so in 1883 he invented the thermostat to control the temperature in Whitewater’s … Continue reading

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October is Archives Month

October is Archives Month, sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board and the Wisconsin Historical Society. The 2008 theme is “Discover the Unexpected: Visit Your Local Archives.” It’s sponsored nationally by the Society of American Archivists. The UW-Madison student … Continue reading

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The Resource (Library newsletter)-Spring 2008

In this issue of the Library’s newsletter, The Resource – Spring 2008: Assess That: Continuous Improvement Through Assessment (featuring the upcoming user survey LibQUAL+, the information literacy test iSkills, and collection analysis efforts) Picture Perfect Finish! What’s Up Doc? Just … Continue reading

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October is Archives Month

Governor Doyle named October 2007 Archives Month in Wisconsin. 2007 is the 10th year Archives Month has been celebrated. There is a different theme every year, and this year’s theme is “Celebrating our Stories,” which is broad enough to include … Continue reading

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