Erla P. Heyns comes to UW–Madison with a national reputation for leadership in mentoring and extensive experience in university library administration.
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.
The initiative builds on the strengths of existing library holdings, while also expanding campus research capacities with critical and emerging collections needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.