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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...

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librarynews on May 14, 2012

Polk Book Sale=Success

by librarynews — last modified May 03, 2012 09:54 AM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Communications Intern On Tuesday, April 10 and Wednesday, April 11 Polk Library held its annual book sale. The sale, which has been going on for eight years, attracts many people from the university and also the Oshkosh community. Signs outside of Polk lead visitors to t... read more...

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librarynews on May 03, 2012

NEW ERA Library Card

by librarynews — last modified May 03, 2012 09:50 AM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant   Since opening in 1962, Polk Library has strived to serve the Oshkosh and regional community in addition to its main mission as a resource for students, faculty and staff. A change within Polk’s policy has kept this possible, but... read more...

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librarynews on May 03, 2012

Newly Renovated Leisure Reading Room

by librarynews — last modified May 03, 2012 09:45 AM

by: Kim Parsons, Communications Intern For those of you brave enough to venture to the second floor of Polk Library you may have noticed the newly renovated Leisure Reading Room. The Leisure Reading Room, which was created in 1978, is a comfortable space that offers a collection of books to g... read more...

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1940 Census Data Released

by librarynews — last modified May 03, 2012 09:40 AM

by: Kim Parsons, Communications Intern On April 2 nd , the 1940 manuscript census was released for the first time by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). These records are different than the statistical information that Americans are familiar with that is released soon afte... read more...

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librarynews on May 03, 2012

Art by Erica Possin on Display in Polk

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 12:30 PM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant Polk Library’s newest exhibit in its 1 st Floor “gallery” is a series of ten paintings from recent alum, Erica Possin. The paintings mostly feature wind turbines, objects that are becoming increasingly familiar in rural Wisconsin. ... read more...

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librarynews on February 17, 2012

New Databases Added to Polk's Web Site

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 12:25 PM

By: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant Over interim, three new databases were added to the already abundant list that Polk Library has to offer. The newly added ARTstor, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses and Ovid Nursing databases all serve different purposes, but are useful rese... read more...

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librarynews on February 17, 2012

GroupFinder

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 12:20 PM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant   Setting up a group study time with classmates can sometimes require a lot of awkward moments including phone number exchanges and Facebook friend requests. Polk Library has made things stress-free and professional thanks to a new ... read more...

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librarynews on February 17, 2012

Bad Tapes: Archives Rescues Old Audio

by librarynews — last modified Feb 17, 2012 11:10 AM

by: Kimberly Parsons, Library Communications Assistant   The move this past summer to Sage had departments on campus excited for a new venture and a change in scenery.  The move became especially advantageous for the Journalism Department as staff discovered old photographs, as well as vide... read more...

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librarynews on February 17, 2012

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