Category Archives: online @ the library

T3: Library Mobile Apps

As announced in yesterday’s Royal Purple, UW-Whitewater will have access to a WINS app starting Monday, 2 November. You can get instructions on how to download and use it from the Registrar’s website. There are many apps to help you take … Continue reading

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Library web site issues – links to databases, catalog

Yes, something is awry with the Library’s web pages at the moment. Until the tech people can resolve the issue, you can still get to online resources! Research@UWW – Find “everything” (articles, books, & more) This discovery tool searches multiple … Continue reading

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T3: Access Library Resources when UW-Whitewater Websites Unavailable

All of UW-Whitewater’s websites (including the Library’s homepage) will be down for maintenance Friday, July 24, from 7 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Even when the Library’s website is down you can still access many of our resources. Here’s how: Research@UWW … Continue reading

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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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