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Distance Ed. Orientation to Search@UW!

by mischake — last modified Aug 27, 2013 08:01 AM

Check out the Distance Education Orientation to Polk Library video tutorial for an overview of Search@UW! Distance education students and instructors can use Search@UW to easily find and request books and articles -- watch the tutorial to see how! The video is available on our Distance Education pa... read more...

Posted by:
mischake on August 27, 2013

Search@UW is live on the Library website!

by Levine, Maccabee S — last modified Aug 21, 2013 11:30 AM

Polk Library is pleased to announce the launch of Search@UW -- our next-gen gateway to a universe of library resources. Search@UW features ... a powerful search interface (think ... Amazon) streamlined services -- like in-line Universal Borrowing! one-stop access to 16 mill... read more...

Posted by:
Levine, Maccabee S on August 21, 2013

New and Returning Business Databases

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Aug 15, 2013 12:55 PM

  Polk Library is happy to announce some new (and returning) business databases. Authenticated links can be found at: http://www.uwosh.edu/library/subjects/business New Databases: Hoovers Online Much improved over our previous version of this resource, Hoovers Onli... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on August 15, 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

Spring 2013 Newsletter

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified May 02, 2013 03:07 PM

  The Spring 2013 Polk Library Newsletter is now available with stories on: · The Gamification of Quest Information Literacy Training · A new Gruenhagen Exhibit · Our Computer Availability Web App · Staff news and more.... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on May 02, 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

U.S. Supreme Court Copyright decision affects Libraries

by Watkins, Michael P — last modified Apr 04, 2013 02:15 PM

Supreme Court Decision affirms "first sale" doctrine read more...

Posted by:
Watkins, Michael P on April 04, 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

Polk Library Books Sale Coming Soon

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Mar 27, 2013 02:25 PM

The Polk Library Annual Book Sale will be held April 16 & 17. The annual event attracts book-hungry shoppers from around the area. Polk Library deaccessions and books donated especially for the sale will cost a dollar each. Additional specially-priced items will be on sale as well. Be sure to ma... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on March 27, 2013

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