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New vice provost for UW–Madison Libraries chosen

October 31, 2023

Erla P. Heyns comes to UW–Madison with a national reputation for leadership in mentoring and extensive experience in university library administration.

Vice Provost for Libraries Lisa Carter accepts role at the University of Michigan

January 6, 2023

At UW–Madison, Carter helped lead organizational change efforts in the General Library System, including advocacy for improved diversity and inclusive practices within the Libraries.

Library Collections Enhancement Initiative seeks new proposals

September 30, 2021

The initiative builds on the strengths of existing library holdings, while also expanding campus research capacities with critical and emerging collections needs.

UW to digitize historic WHA rural and women’s programs

May 29, 2019

The UW–Madison Archives was awarded a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources to support digitizing 250 transcription discs from between 1920 and 1950.

Finals prep: Choose your fav study spot from this list

May 1, 2019

at UW–Madison there's a place to study for all types of learners. Whether you love to work in solitude or with a buddy, this list has the perfect study spot for every student.

Food safety subject of Go Big Read book

April 17, 2019

Deborah Blum’s “The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” pays tribute to Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley and his work to ensure our food is safe.

Lands We Share project about six state farms wraps up with Madison exhibit

April 16, 2019

Focusing on the intersection of farming, land, race, and ethnicity in the state, this initiative of the Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project set out with a goal of bringing people from diverse backgrounds together; people often separated despite living and working in the same towns or regions.

UW Changes Lives: Libraries take steps to keep education affordable

March 28, 2019

As the cost of higher education continues to rise, libraries are in a unique position to help minimize the impact on the wallets of students and faculty.

Memories from nearly 50 years of library service at UW

May 15, 2018

As he retires after working in library services for 47 years, Vice Provost Ed Van Gemert says that libraries are absolutely fundamental to the fabric of our democracy, and library expertise is needed more than ever.

Jazz great Ben Sidran’s archives donated to UW–Madison libraries

May 10, 2018

The nearly 100 boxes of materials include everything from personal and professional correspondence, music manuscripts and drafts of song lyrics, master tapes, unedited radio interviews, and photographs and posters.

Students help capture campus protest voices from 50 years ago through public history project

May 4, 2018

UW–Madison students who helped collect and process audio interviews about the 1967 Dow protests on campus say they learned some valuable lessons from the accounts.