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Newbery Awards Announced

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Feb 18, 2013 01:10 PM

The information about the Newbery winners comes from the American Library Association: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on February 18, 2013

White House releases Gun Violence Prevention Plan

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Jan 18, 2013 10:45 AM

The Obama administration posted the outline of his recent gun control proposals read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on January 18, 2013

Kent State Gives Old Photographs

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Jan 17, 2013 10:55 AM

The University Archives recently received a small, but wonderful, gift from Kent State University:  three board mounted photographs of Oshkosh Normal School basketball and football teams from 1910 and 1911. While the Kent State Archives did not have records on the provenance of the histor... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on January 17, 2013

RefWorks is Here

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 13, 2012 01:50 PM

Never the favorite part of any student’s research project, creating accurate and correctly formatted citations is still a critical part of scholarly communications and ethics.   Fortunately, to make the process less painful, Polk Library, with funds from the Student Technology Fee  program, pur... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 10, 2012

Winter 2012 Newsletter

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 13, 2012 01:00 PM

The latest edition of the Polk Library newsletter is here. An introduction to Search@UW, Polk Library's new "discovery layer" The Area Research Center turns 50 years old RefWorks Citation Tool is Here Polk's Golden Birthday Party Photos or more... . read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 13, 2012

All Night Study - December 2012

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 05, 2012 04:15 PM

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Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 05, 2012

New Display Cases

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 05, 2012 03:51 PM

Polk Library has two new exhibit cases for promotion of student organizations and University programs.  The inside of the lit cases measure 4’ 8’’ wide x 21’’ deep x 3’ high.  They are backed in cork for easy pinning of paper and light o... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 05, 2012

Historical Advance Titans now Online

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 05, 2012 03:00 PM

Polk Library has partnered with NewspaperArchive to make historical campus news available online. Now, more than 110 years of content from the Advance and Advance-Titan newspapers can be easily searched with keywords and dates. University Archivist, Joshua Ranger, sees plenty of academic... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 05, 2012

New War History DB

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 03, 2012 04:17 PM

  Polk Library has added a new trial to its database collection: The First World War - Personal Experiences.  It consists largely of primary source material (letters, diaries, etc) of men and women who experienced the "Great War" firsthand.  The trial will last until 12/28/12.   Con... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 03, 2012

DTIC releases "Nuclear Weapons Strike on the Moon Study."

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Nov 28, 2012 09:14 AM

The Department of Defense has received a lot of media attention lately for a report that has been dubbed “A Nuclear Weapons Strike on the Moon Study.” read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on November 28, 2012

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