Tag Archives: ebooks

Featured Resources: Ebook Central

Ebook Central offers over 120,000 ebooks in many subject areas including the arts, business/management, education, health & medicine, history & political science, psychology, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and the social sciences. Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Ebooks, etc.

It’s taken a while for our campus to embrace ebooks. But now that our ebrary titles are listed in Research@UWW, ebook usage is really taking off. Here are some of the ebook collections you’ll want to know more about. ebrary … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Whales and Lights Show

I couldn’t resist blogging about this, I guess, because it was such a beautiful image on the news earlier this week: whales swimming under the northern lights, an image captured by a Norwegian TV station. Click the screenshot, and then … Continue reading

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Dairy Month!

If it’s June, it’s time to celebrate dairy! Wisconsin is a great state to do that. If you’re looking for a dairy breakfast, check out Breakfast on the Farm, a web page from Travel Wisconsin. Learn more about dairy and … Continue reading

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International Education Week

The first week of March is International Education Week! There are several events planned on campus, including Celebrating Indigenous Nations on Mon., Mar. 2nd, from 4-6pm in the UC Hamilton Room, the International Education Week’s Opening Reception sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Yodeling!

Friday fun: Yodeling with Annette Funicello from Adventure in Dairyland, which was filmed in Wisconsin and aired on television as part of The Mickey Mouse Club show! Thank you, Becky, for bringing this to my attention. Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

Dr. William Jones, Professor of History at UW-Madison, will talk about Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights on Tues., Feb. 3, 2015, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the African American Heritage Lecture Series and … Continue reading

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Sink Your Teeth Into Vampire Info!

Interested in researching all things vampire? Andersen Library can help! Search the catalog to find titles such as Encyclopedia of the vampire: The living dead in myth, legend, and popular culture (2nd-Floor Reference Collection, PN56.V3 E63 2011), The universal vampire: … Continue reading

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Little Green Data Book

The World Bank‘s annual Little Green Data Book is an interesting source of data related to the world environment. The 2014 edition will appear in June, but of course the 2013 edition is available now to learn, for example, what … Continue reading

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Would you like to improve your typing (keyboarding)?

Many people are doing less traditional typing on their smart devices, because they’re very busy texting with just their thumbs or taking advantage of new technology that uses predictive vocabulary and touch swiping. So you may not have had much … Continue reading

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