Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Writing Center Mon & Wed nites

The University Writing Center has opened a satellite center in the library. Walk-ins are welcome to stop for assistance on Monday and Wednesday nights, from 5-9 p.m.

We're conveniently located near the Reference Desk in L1024.

We hope to see you soon.

University Writing Center
Old Library 1142

Monday, April 26, 2010

English Fest this week

Check out the great activities planned for the 2010 English Fest. Activities are held during the week of April 26-30. The theme is "Expose Yourself to the World of Literature" and the event will highlight many cultures of the world through poetry, presentations, plays, skits, music, and more.

Highlighted event:
Wednesday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. Davies Center-Arrowhead Room
Librarian Dr. Janice Bogstad and Phil Kaveny will be presenting Tolkien Embodied: Jackson's Cinematic Realization of Lord of the Rings.

Check out this website for the calendar of events:

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and McIntyre Library is celebrating with a display of recently-acquired books of poetry, and books about poetry. Check out a book from the Recent Acquistions display case inside the library gates.

April 29 is POEM IN YOUR POCKET day. Check out the Web site for ideas on how you can share poetry on that day.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Films on Demand -- now available through McIntyre Library

Films on Demand is a subscription service providing online streamed access to thousands of academic films, and it is now available to all UWEC students, faculty and staff through McIntyre Library!

Films on Demand provides the University with unlimited online access to the films and film clips in the following categories:
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Business & Economics
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Health and Medicine

Consider using the films for classes, for research, for presentations or for personal interest.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

It's National Library Week

Join us for Jazz in the Grand Corridor.
Wednesday, April 14, noon.
The Jazz Avengers will entertain you.

From the ALA Web site:
"At our library, people from all backgrounds come together...
to do research with the assistance of a trained professional."
See you in the library!

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Live Jazz @ your library!

Meet us in the library entrance lounge for live jazz music on Wednesday, Apr. 14, at noon, to celebrate Jazz Fest, Jazz Appreciation Month and National Library Week all at once! Bring a lunch or grab a bite at the Library Grounds. Music will be provided by UWEC students, the Jazz Avengers.

This is a no-shushing library event. If you desire a quiet space to study during this hour, please visit the 4th or 5th floor of the Library.