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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

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

New War History DB

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 03, 2012 04:17 PM

  Polk Library has added a new trial to its database collection: The First World War - Personal Experiences.  It consists largely of primary source material (letters, diaries, etc) of men and women who experienced the "Great War" firsthand.  The trial will last until 12/28/12.   Con... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 03, 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

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

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

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

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

Polk Library goes YouTube’n

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Aug 01, 2012 03:45 PM

    Tired of “Charlie bit my finger” and Annoying Orange videos?  Kahn Institute not specific enough for you? Well, good news: Polk Library has started a YouTube channel as a convenient way to access instructional and informational videos regarding library resources.   Polk Libr... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on August 01, 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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