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Infographic: Polk by the Numbers No. 1

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 22, 2013 04:05 PM

Polk by the Numbers is a visual representation of library services read more...

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Ranger, Joshua P on October 22, 2013

Flaming Love: An exhibit on the sexual revolution

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 08, 2013 04:10 PM

  Door open! One foot on the floor! Such was the law f in the dormitories in the late 1960s whenever a member of the opposite sex visited. And just a few years before, such individuals were never allowed past the lobby.  If students ever found themselves some privacy, you can be sure t... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on September 18, 2013

Polk replaces Oxford Reference with Credo

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 01, 2013 02:31 PM

  In an effort to improve its on-line reference tools, Polk Library recently replaced its Oxford Reference subscription with Credo Reference. Credo provides quick access to hundreds of highly regarded encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and more, all from an easy-to-search interface. Of parti... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on October 01, 2013

New and Returning Business Databases

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Aug 15, 2013 12:55 PM

  Polk Library is happy to announce some new (and returning) business databases. Authenticated links can be found at: http://www.uwosh.edu/library/subjects/business New Databases: Hoovers Online Much improved over our previous version of this resource, Hoovers Onli... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on August 15, 2013

Spring 2013 Newsletter

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified May 02, 2013 03:07 PM

  The Spring 2013 Polk Library Newsletter is now available with stories on: · The Gamification of Quest Information Literacy Training · A new Gruenhagen Exhibit · Our Computer Availability Web App · Staff news and more.... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on May 02, 2013

Computer Availabilty App!

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Apr 04, 2013 09:55 AM

  The Polk Library “labs” are at it again. Polk’s new computer availability app ( http://www.uwosh.edu/library/ca ) is like having X-ray vision glasses.    Developed by STEP intern, Brian Gallops, the application lets you “see” into the library and discover how many co... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on April 04, 2013

Polk Library Books Sale Coming Soon

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Mar 27, 2013 02:25 PM

The Polk Library Annual Book Sale will be held April 16 & 17. The annual event attracts book-hungry shoppers from around the area. Polk Library deaccessions and books donated especially for the sale will cost a dollar each. Additional specially-priced items will be on sale as well. Be sure to ma... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on March 27, 2013

Kindergarten article highlights archives, university history

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Mar 15, 2013 04:41 PM

  Polk Library congratulates Dr. Wendy Strauch-Nelson, associate professor of art education, for her article in the Spring 2013 issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History.  The article details a fascinating chapter in the history of UW Oshkosh: the creation of the first kindergarten at a... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on March 15, 2013

New Psych Lit Trials

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Feb 26, 2013 03:59 PM

  This week, Polk Library activated two new databases as trials that go beyond  typical psychology literature. PsycCRITIQUES® is a full-text database with of book and film reviews from 1956 to present written from a psychological perspective. PsycEXTRA® is a unique database of professi... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on February 26, 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

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