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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...

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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...

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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

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

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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