Author Archives: Barbara

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.

Ask a Librarian chat & email service change on F May 29

The software used for the Ask a Librarian 24/7/365 live chat and email research help is changing on Friday, May 29th. This affects the chat and email links on the Get Help page. We hope for a smooth transition from … Continue reading

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Need to return UW-Whitewater library materials? Here’s how!

If you need to return library materials, the preferred method for anything except equipment is the book drop on the outside of the Andersen building. It’s on the Wyman Mall side. Mailing materials is an alternative for those who cannot … Continue reading

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Explore.org – live nature cams

Looking for something a bit different? Try a little armchair nature appreciation via Explore.org‘s streaming nature cams! There’s quite a variety from which to choose, including farm sanctuaries (sheep barn!), ocean/underwater views, cats, dogs, bird cams, and even a “zen … Continue reading

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Physical library spaces closed / online availability

UPDATE March 19 Andersen & Lenox Libraries will close to the public due to the coronavirus situation. Please be safe and healthy, everyone, and take advantage of our online resources and services. More details are forthcoming. Remember that whenever the … Continue reading

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Be Counted: It Matters! Respond to the 2020 Census

The goal of the 2020 Census is to count everyone living in the U.S. on April 1, 2020, and to count them where they usually live and sleep. In mid-March we will begin to receive invitations to respond to the … Continue reading

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Andersen Library Hours: Break and Winterim

Andersen Library’s hours between Fall Semester and Winterim (December 21, 2019-January 1, 2020): Sat-Sun CLOSED M*-F 8am-4:30pm *CLOSED: TU-W Dec 24-25 & TU-W Dec 31-Jan 1 Andersen Library’s Winterim (January 2-18, 2020) hours: M-TH 7:30am-6pm F 7:30am-4:30pm Sat CLOSED Sun … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hours (Library, Café)

Plan ahead! Hours of the Andersen Library and Food for Thought Café are affected by the Thanksgiving holiday. The Food for Thought Café will be close at 4pm on Tues., Nov. 26, and then it will be closed Wed. through … Continue reading

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Learn about Census 2020

On Thursday, October 17th, at 6:30pm, the League of Women Voters of the Whitewater Area will host a public program in the Whitewater Municipal Building’s Council Chambers (312 W Whitewater St, Whitewater) about the 2020 Census and how to participate … Continue reading

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Oct. 1: International Day of Older Persons

In 1990 the United Nations designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons to educate the public, raise awareness, and celebrate the older segment of the population. The portion of the population that is over 60 is growing … Continue reading

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Overdose Prevention Narcan (Naloxone) Training

The Irvin L Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St, will host an Overdose Prevention Narcan (Naloxone) Training on Mon., Sept. 16, from 6-7 p.m. Here is the library’s description of the event: Come learn how … Continue reading

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