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Book of the States Archive Available Digitally Online

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 28, 2014 10:20 AM

The Council of State Governments has made The Book of the States digital archive available on their web site. The archive has this publication available from 1935 until 2012. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on April 28, 2014

OpenBook Wisconsin provides Transparency for Wisconsin Government Finances

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 23, 2014 08:41 AM

A new website called OpenBook Wisconsin has been released to provide transparency for Wisconsin Government finances. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on April 23, 2014

Federal Reserve System Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 14, 2014 11:15 AM

This year marks the 100th year of the Federal Reserve System. The Federal Reserve was created by Woodrow Wilson to regulate banking and economic activity and an attempt to control the vagaries of the market and the business cycle. read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on April 14, 2014

"TRAC" Terrorists with New Database

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Jan 21, 2014 10:25 AM

Polk Library is happy to announce the start of a long-term trial of a new research database sure to be a hit with those studying political science, sociology, criminal justice, international studies, history and philosophy. The database, Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium, or TRAC, provides... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on January 21, 2014

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

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

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

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 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

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