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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

DTIC releases "Nuclear Weapons Strike on the Moon Study."

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Nov 28, 2012 09:14 AM

The Department of Defense has received a lot of media attention lately for a report that has been dubbed “A Nuclear Weapons Strike on the Moon Study.” read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on November 28, 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

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

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

Folktales from Around the World

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Aug 08, 2012 03:50 PM

The EMC has folktales from over 50 cultures. read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on August 08, 2012

Spring 2012 Polk Library Newsletter Now Available

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified May 04, 2012 10:50 AM

Check out the latest issue of the Polk Library Newsletter... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on April 26, 2012

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