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Winter 2012 Newsletter

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 13, 2012 01:00 PM

The latest edition of the Polk Library newsletter is here. An introduction to Search@UW, Polk Library's new "discovery layer" The Area Research Center turns 50 years old RefWorks Citation Tool is Here Polk's Golden Birthday Party Photos or more... . read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 13, 2012

All Night Study - December 2012

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 05, 2012 04:15 PM

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Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 05, 2012

New Display Cases

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 05, 2012 03:51 PM

Polk Library has two new exhibit cases for promotion of student organizations and University programs.  The inside of the lit cases measure 4’ 8’’ wide x 21’’ deep x 3’ high.  They are backed in cork for easy pinning of paper and light o... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 05, 2012

Historical Advance Titans now Online

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Dec 05, 2012 03:00 PM

Polk Library has partnered with NewspaperArchive to make historical campus news available online. Now, more than 110 years of content from the Advance and Advance-Titan newspapers can be easily searched with keywords and dates. University Archivist, Joshua Ranger, sees plenty of academic... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on December 05, 2012

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

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

New Archives Exhibits

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Nov 14, 2012 03:57 PM

Over the last week, UW Oshkosh has been host to a number of events focusing on the lives of veterans.  As part of that series, the University Archives is happy to announce the release of two new UW Oshkosh history exhibits that highlight UW Oshkosh’s role with veterans and the... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on November 14, 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

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

Polk Celebrates 50 Years

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Nov 05, 2012 04:05 PM

Born out of great need for a broader collection and study space for a larger student body, Polk Library officially opened its doors in the autumn of 1962. Oshkosh firm, Irion and Reinke, designed the modern, International Style building built for $1.5 million. The seeds of the new library, how... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on November 05, 2012

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