Tag Libraries

Memories from nearly 50 years of library service at UW

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

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

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.

Cap Times’ Evjue Foundation awards more than $300,000 to UW programs

The Capital Times’ charitable arm, The Evjue Foundation, is awarding $322,500 in grants to 30 different programs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

With quirky photo project, student captures breadth, variety of campus libraries

The “Libraries of UW–Madison” is a quirky trip through the stacks of a top university. In 41 photos, a student captures what makes each library unique.

SOAR advising to have new home in College Library

Student Orientation, Advising and Registration advising sessions, currently scattered among several buildings, will have a permanent home in Helen C. White Hall.

Libraries, Chazen, Arts Institute celebrate Shakespeare in Wisconsin

As the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death is marked this year, UW–Madison has spearheaded the Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 initiative.

UW-Madison joins the Digital Public Library of America

Wisconsin’s libraries, archives and museums are joining their peers around the country in providing free online access to their digital collections through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

UW-Madison awarded NEH grant to preserve historic recordings

The award will ensure that listeners today and in the future will be able to hear rare fragments of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest’s musical past.

Libraries, Arts Institute and Chazen celebrate Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016

UW-Madison was selected as the Wisconsin host site for “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” a national traveling exhibition.