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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...

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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

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

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