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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

New Archives Exhibits

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Nov 14, 2012 03:57 PM

Over the last week, UW Oshkosh has been host to a number of events focusing on the lives of veterans.  As part of that series, the University Archives is happy to announce the release of two new UW Oshkosh history exhibits that highlight UW Oshkosh’s role with veterans and the... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on November 14, 2012

Party Time: Polk Library is 50

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Nov 07, 2012 04:55 PM

Polk Library is celebrating its 50 th anniversary “1962-style” on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Fifty years to the day the library was formally dedicated; the campus and community are invited to gather in Polk 205B to celebrate a half century of service with an afternoon “mocktail party.” Fr... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on November 07, 2012

Polk helps with Iraq War Symposium

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Nov 07, 2012 10:54 AM

Polk Library is a proud sponsor of Saturday's  Iraq War in Retrospect symposium.  The event will provide citizens of Wisconsin with a unique opportunity to critically assess a war that impacted American (and Iraqi) society, politics and military families significantly over the past decade.  T... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on November 07, 2012

Polk Celebrates 50 Years

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

Born out of great need for a broader collection and study space for a larger student body, Polk Library officially opened its doors in the autumn of 1962. Oshkosh firm, Irion and Reinke, designed the modern, International Style building built for $1.5 million. The seeds of the new library, how... read more...

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

Judge Rules Library Digitization Rules

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 29, 2012 01:14 PM

Another big win for libraries involved in digitization Two weeks ago, the Honorable Judge Harold Baer of the U.S. Southern District Court of New York ruled in favor of the Hathi Trust stating that typical library digitization of copyrighted works is within the boundaries of fair use.  Judge B... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on October 29, 2012

Lorentz Film Screening: Oct. 30

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 25, 2012 12:48 PM

Lorentz greeting a visitor at the dedication of the Pare Lorentz Room in its original location in the basement of Polk Library. Chancellor Roger Guiles observes on Lorentz's right.  University Archives Photo 73-602_14. Polk Library joins Radio-TV-Film Department as it... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on October 25, 2012

Trial: History Videos

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 08, 2012 04:29 PM

Polk Library is happy to announce a new trial for the American History in Video database from Alexander Street Press. This large collection of over 5000 videos, range from documentaries to primary historical resources. Sources such as PBS, WGBH Boston, The History Channel and the National Archive... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on October 08, 2012

Polk Library's Fall 2012 Newsletter

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 03, 2012 11:25 AM

Polk is Golden!  Read all about it in the library's Fall newsletter: http://www.uwosh.edu/library/newsletter/fall-2012 read more...

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

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

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