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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

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

UWO Students' Favorite Children's Books

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Nov 01, 2012 03:25 PM

  Talking About Children's Books: A Video Gallery Do you have a favorite children’s book?    The Giving Tree?   Green Eggs and Ham?  Goodnight Moon?  Several UWO students share their thoughts and feelings about children’s books that have touched them in some way.  Click on th... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on November 01, 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

Foreign Language Films in Polk Library

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Oct 12, 2012 09:30 AM

Polk Library owns hundreds of non-English films, including films in all the languages offered by the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures.   The Foreign Language Film Bibliography is an ongoing project and new additions to the completed language lists will continue throughout the acade... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on October 12, 2012

Multicultural Picture Books in the EMC

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Aug 23, 2012 04:30 PM

If you need multicultural picture books, the EMC is the place to go. read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on August 23, 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

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

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

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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