Thursday, December 21, 2006

Free EndNote Access with Web of Science

Web of Science now allows you save and organize citations using a web-based version of EndNote built into their product. Try it out by registering at

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Voyager Catalog Unavailable Jan 2-3

The McIntyre library Voyager catalog is scheduled to be down for a version upgrade Jan. 2 - 3. We will be upgrading from version 5 to version 6.

All other University of Wisconsin campuses will be upgrading during the period of Jan. 2 - Jan 15, which will affect Universal Borrowing. UB will be disabled Dec. 26 - Jan. 3, after which each campus will be re-enabled once that campus has upgraded to version 6.

Friday, December 15, 2006

Library Service Offerings Over Holiday Break

Here are the library's general and service hours during the week between Christmas and New Years (December 26-29)

The library will be open 7:30am - 4:30pm December 26-29.

Interlibrary loan and DE requests for materials from other libraries will not be processed during this week. They will be processed again starting on January 2.

The Reference Desk will be open from 10am - 2pm during this week.

The Periodicals Office will be open from 9 - 11am during this week.

Special Collections will be closed starting December 21st - January 21st as they move to their new location on the Fifth floor.

The library will be closed December 23, 24, 25 and December 30, 31 and January 1st. Have a safe and happy holiday!

New Resources: Knovel and Historical Statistics of the United States

The library is pleased to offer access to two new electronic resources:

Knovel Library: Collection of full text reference books and databases from more than 30 Sci-Tech publishers and professional societies including, McGraw Hill, John Wiley, Elsevier, Springer, Industrial Press, American Institute of Chemical Engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineers covering 18 industrially important Subject Areas in the fields of Chemistry and the Life Sciences; Materials; and Engineering. All sources are full text in PDF format, and many include interactive tables,, graphs and live equations allowing you analyze the data you find.

Historical Statistics of the United States: definitive source of statistics and data about the United States and a key resource for American history research from Colonial times to the present. Includes statistics from over 1,000 sources covering data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade.

Other resources can be found by clicking on Research-->Find Resource-->and typing in the name.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

It's a Jungle in Here! - December 20 Storytime Session

Join Kati and kids from the Children's Center in the IMC for a 30 minute story program at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 20. The theme for the December session will be "Jungle Jamboree." Students, faculty, staff and community members are also invited to bring in their children. The storytime is geared for ages 2-4.

These storytime sessions are held the last Wednesday of each month. (The December session was moved up a week due to the end of the semester.) The IMC will still be open, but students should be aware that it will get quite loud. For more information contact Kati Tvaruzka, Education Reference Librarian, at

Monday, December 11, 2006

Reading Partners Reading Chain on Display in IMC

UWEC Reading Partners have created a reading chain and it is now on display in the IMC. Each link on the paper chain represents a book that was shared between a UWEC student volunteer and a young child. Some of the students actually meet here in the library to read to their young partner! Stop by and see the chain and watch it grow over the next few weeks. For more information about the Reading Partners program contact Lucianne Boardman at

Friday, December 01, 2006

"Experiments with Collage" on display

Experiments with Collage, a collection of works from UWEC Art and Design Students, will be on display on the fourth floor of the library until December 19.

This group exhibition explores the ideas of collage and juxtaposition through material, process, and concept. Thirteen students from ART 402: Advanced Two-Dimensional Studio created work for this exhibition. Exhibiting artists are: Clayton Brice, Reyna Collura, Rick Conlin, Joan Crane, Samantha Gund, Theo Howard, Amy Krause, Kim Peterson, Aaron Schasse, Andrea Seeley, Kathleen Spaeth, Zach Stensen, and Sara Stone.

For more information please contact Jill Olm at