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.

Happy Hauntings in the Library!

Need some Halloween fun this year? Come to the library on Wednesday and Thursday before, Oct. 28th and 29th, to get in the spooky spirit! 11a.m. to 4p.m. both days. All activities will be come-and-go throughout the time, to allow … Continue reading

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My Penguin Year (New Stuff Tuesdays)

The pictures in this book caught my interest, but the darn good story drew me in! The author, Lindsay McCrae, was the director of photography on the BBC Studios show Dynasties: Emperors (you can see a preview below). He lived … Continue reading

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Long Way Round (New Stuff Tuesdays)

John Hildebrand is an award wining writer who earned his M.F.A at the University of Alaska. Specializing in nonfiction, American Literature and short stories, Hildebrand has made moves in creating a profile dedicated to writing, nature and the histories of … Continue reading

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Money Smart Week 2020 — Part II

Did you see my Part I post about Money Smart Week, last week? Here’s Part II. I wanted to share some additional recommended resources that we can all take advantage of while we’re home-bound (and, perhaps, needing extra projects to … Continue reading

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Money Smart Week 2020 — Part I

Do you know what your credit score is? Or how to improve it? What do you need to know about a 401(k) or a Roth IRA? , And yes, I’m talking to YOU, students! While financial topics might seem like … Continue reading

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My first book of haiku poems (New stuff Tuesday)

This beautiful book of haiku poems is just what I needed in these current strange times! Maybe you need it, too? The poems in this book are all originals by Japanese haiku masters. The fully bilingual book actually prints the … Continue reading

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Bring Your Brain to Work (New Stuff Tuesday)

Since presumably 100% of the students at UWW want to make money someday, I expect that most students would also be interested in the subtitle of this book: how to “get a job, do it well, and advance your career.” … Continue reading

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The Giver, 25th anniversary edition (New Stuff Tuesdays)

The classic novel, which many remember from required reading in middle school grades, is just as relevant today, and perhaps even more compelling to read with an adult’s eyes rather than a pre-teen’s. Browsing through the pages still made me … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Dec. 10, 2019

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes, illus. by Louis Slobodkin New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor F Est Not a new creation, exactly, but this new edition of the old classic Newbery Honor Book published in 1944 was warmly-received by me … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — Oct. 29, 2019

How to Cook Everything: Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Mark Bittman New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor TX714 .B57316 2019 I know, I know. I’ve said it often myself — that with the advent of Food.com, Allrecipes, and the gazillion … Continue reading

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