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Distance Ed. Orientation to Search@UW!

by mischake — last modified Aug 27, 2013 08:01 AM

Check out the Distance Education Orientation to Polk Library video tutorial for an overview of Search@UW! Distance education students and instructors can use Search@UW to easily find and request books and articles -- watch the tutorial to see how! The video is available on our Distance Education pa... read more...

Posted by:
mischake on August 27, 2013

Search@UW is live on the Library website!

by Levine, Maccabee S — last modified Aug 21, 2013 11:30 AM

Polk Library is pleased to announce the launch of Search@UW -- our next-gen gateway to a universe of library resources. Search@UW features ... a powerful search interface (think ... Amazon) streamlined services -- like in-line Universal Borrowing! one-stop access to 16 mill... read more...

Posted by:
Levine, Maccabee S on August 21, 2013

New and Returning Business Databases

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Aug 15, 2013 12:55 PM

  Polk Library is happy to announce some new (and returning) business databases. Authenticated links can be found at: http://www.uwosh.edu/library/subjects/business New Databases: Hoovers Online Much improved over our previous version of this resource, Hoovers Onli... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on August 15, 2013

Budget Bill signed by Governor Walker

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Jul 02, 2013 08:30 AM

Governor Walker signed the Budget Bill into law on July 1. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on July 02, 2013

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...

Posted by:
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

Assembly Bill 40--Wisconsin Budget Bill

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Feb 21, 2013 08:20 AM

On February 20 Governor Walker released the Budget Bill (Assembly Bill 40) for the forthcoming biennium. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on February 21, 2013

2013 Caldecott Awards

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Feb 20, 2013 09:16 AM

  Creepy Carrots! , illustrated by Peter Brown, written by Aaron Reynolds. Extra Yarn, illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by Mac Barnett. Green, illustrated and written by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. One Cool Friend, illustrated by David Small, written by Toni Buzzeo. Sleep Like a ... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on February 20, 2013

Newbery Awards Announced

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Feb 18, 2013 01:10 PM

The information about the Newbery winners comes from the American Library Association: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on February 18, 2013

White House releases Gun Violence Prevention Plan

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Jan 18, 2013 10:45 AM

The Obama administration posted the outline of his recent gun control proposals read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on January 18, 2013

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