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Support the Library with a Gift

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 18, 2013 04:05 PM

The Polk Library of UW Oshkosh welcomes donations to support library collections and services that may not otherwise be provided, improved or expanded.  Donations of both money and materials are greatly appreciated regardless of their amount or value. Contributions to the library benefit UW Osh... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 18, 2013

Polk Helps Horizon Make History, Literally!

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Nov 07, 2013 04:27 PM

  For students, faculty and alumni of the UW Oshkosh community, it is hard to imagine what the university will be like in 50 years. But in the year 2062, future Titans will be given an irreplaceable glimpse into past UWO life as they are encouraged to open the Horizon... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on November 07, 2013

Infographic: Polk by the Numbers No. 1

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 22, 2013 04:05 PM

Polk by the Numbers is a visual representation of library services read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on October 22, 2013

Flaming Love: An exhibit on the sexual revolution

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 08, 2013 04:10 PM

  Door open! One foot on the floor! Such was the law f in the dormitories in the late 1960s whenever a member of the opposite sex visited. And just a few years before, such individuals were never allowed past the lobby.  If students ever found themselves some privacy, you can be sure t... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on September 18, 2013

Polk replaces Oxford Reference with Credo

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Oct 01, 2013 02:31 PM

  In an effort to improve its on-line reference tools, Polk Library recently replaced its Oxford Reference subscription with Credo Reference. Credo provides quick access to hundreds of highly regarded encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and more, all from an easy-to-search interface. Of parti... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on October 01, 2013

U.S. Census Bureau releases 2012 Survey of Public Pensions: State Data .

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Aug 08, 2013 01:35 PM

The U.S. Census Bureau released data on defined benefit pulbic pension programs Throughout the United State on August 1. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on August 08, 2013

New nursing tutorial - finding articles written by a nurse

by mischake — last modified Apr 19, 2013 10:45 AM

Students in our nursing programs are often required to use articles written by nurses for their evidence-based practice research papers. We have created a brief tutorial with tips for finding articles written by nurses in 3 popular nursing databases -- CINAHL, Medline, and Nursing Full Text Plus (O... read more...

Posted by:
mischake on April 19, 2013

Kindergarten article highlights archives, university history

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Mar 15, 2013 04:41 PM

  Polk Library congratulates Dr. Wendy Strauch-Nelson, associate professor of art education, for her article in the Spring 2013 issue of the Wisconsin Magazine of History.  The article details a fascinating chapter in the history of UW Oshkosh: the creation of the first kindergarten at a... read more...

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

New Psych Lit Trials

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Feb 26, 2013 03:59 PM

  This week, Polk Library activated two new databases as trials that go beyond  typical psychology literature. PsycCRITIQUES® is a full-text database with of book and film reviews from 1956 to present written from a psychological perspective. PsycEXTRA® is a unique database of professi... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on February 26, 2013

Kent State Gives Old Photographs

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Jan 17, 2013 10:55 AM

The University Archives recently received a small, but wonderful, gift from Kent State University:  three board mounted photographs of Oshkosh Normal School basketball and football teams from 1910 and 1911. While the Kent State Archives did not have records on the provenance of the histor... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on January 17, 2013

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