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Pharm Database Added to Badgerlink

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Sep 11, 2012 09:45 AM

Polk Library is happy to report that BadgerLink, DPI's digital library, has added AHFS Consumer Medication Information to its lineup.  Polk is adding this database to our A-Z list to make access easier for students and staff.  AHFS  is an award winning database of drug information monographs wr... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on September 11, 2012

Bilingual Children's Books in the EMC

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Sep 10, 2012 10:58 AM

Bilingual books in Arabic, Hmong and Spanish are some of the languages you'll find represented in the children's book collection in the EMC. read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on September 10, 2012

Murder Mystery is this Friday

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Sep 04, 2012 12:10 PM

10 Years and 11 Bodies!  And you thought a library was a safe place to be. This Friday, September 7th, Polk Library will host its 10th Annual Murder Mystery at 9:15PM.  Bring your friends to help figure out various clues around the building and be the first to solve a murder set in the city's vas... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on September 04, 2012

Multicultural Picture Books in the EMC

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Aug 23, 2012 04:30 PM

If you need multicultural picture books, the EMC is the place to go. read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on August 23, 2012

Folktales from Around the World

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Aug 08, 2012 03:50 PM

The EMC has folktales from over 50 cultures. read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on August 08, 2012

Meet Polk’s newest rockstar!

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Aug 01, 2012 04:35 PM

  Through the University’s Student Technology Program, Polk Library is purchasing two walk-up, super-fast scanners as a FREE alternative to photocopying or monkeying around with traditional flatbed scanners.  Unlike those devices, the KIC operates with a touch-screen interface and featu... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on August 01, 2012

Polk Library goes YouTube’n

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Aug 01, 2012 03:45 PM

    Tired of “Charlie bit my finger” and Annoying Orange videos?  Kahn Institute not specific enough for you? Well, good news: Polk Library has started a YouTube channel as a convenient way to access instructional and informational videos regarding library resources.   Polk Libr... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on August 01, 2012

ARTstor Adds Guggenheim Images

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Aug 01, 2012 03:25 PM

ARTstor and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation have released more than 750 images of major artworks from the permanent collection in the Digital Library. The images document the Guggenheim Museum's superb holdings in modern and contemporary art by such significant artists as Louise Bourgeois... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on August 01, 2012

Titan-Made Children's Books on Display

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Jun 20, 2012 03:20 PM

English class writes and illustrates kids' picture books. read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on June 20, 2012
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Polk's website focus group

by librarynews — last modified May 14, 2012 10:07 AM

by: Kim Parsons, Communications Intern The creation of a brand new website for Polk Library has been a series of trials and errors. Along with creating the website, the team conducted a focus group to see if the website was fulfilling its purpose of being easier to navigate than the old site. ... read more...

Posted by:
librarynews on May 14, 2012

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