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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

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

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

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

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

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...

Posted by:
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

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