Monday, October 15, 2007

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Here are the Thanksgiving Hours for the McIntyre Library and its service points:


November 22: Closed
November 23: 7:30am - 4:30pm
November 24: Closed
November 25: Resume regular hours (11:00am - 1:00am)


November 22: Closed
November 23: 10:00am - 2:00pm
November 24: Closed
November 25: Resume regular hours (1:00pm - 5:00pm and 6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Special Collections:
November 22 - 24: Closed
November 25: Resume regular hours (1:00pm - 5:00pm)

November 22 - 24: Closed
November 25: Resume regular hours (1:00pm - 8:00pm)

Thursday, October 11, 2007

New Database: SAGE Publications

The library has entered into a deal to acqure all journals published by SAGE. SAGE publishes over 470 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. We get all the journals with a Red E next to them on the following list:

Sunday, October 07, 2007

Genealogy Workshop in the Library

UW Eau Claire Special Collections are teaming up with the Wisconsin Historical Society to present a Genealogical Workshop on Saturday, November 10, 2007 from 1:00pm to 4:30pm. The workshop will be held in the McIntyre Library Learning Lab, room 1033. Everyone who attends will get hands-on experience with the online resources that will be explored. The program is aimed at the novice as well as the expert genealogist.

Topics include:
  • "Oh Darned! Where Did I Put Uncle George? Organizing an Compiling Your Research.
  • Wisconsin Historical Society Collections and Services
  • It's All Online! Or Is It?
Registration costs:
$35 for WHS members
$40 for non-members
Registration forms can be found at

For more information contact
Lori Bessler
or Lori(dot)Bessler(at)wisconsinhistory(dot)org

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Lecture on 19th Century African American Community in Northwestern Wisconsin

Celebrate Wisconsin stories during Archives Month! McIntyre Library and the Department of History invite you to a public lecture entitled Discovering Forgotten Stories: Northwestern Wisconsin's First African American Community, Friday, October 19, at 5:15 p.m., in Haas Fine Arts Center, Phillips Recital Hall.

Presenter Timothy L. Ericson is a career archivist and educator who recently retired from his position as Director of Archival Studies, School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has authored many articles, including "Building Our Own 'Iron Curtain': The Emergence of Secrecy in American Government," American Archivist, Sprint/Summer 2005, for which he won the Society of American Archivists Ernst Posner Award.
Support for Mr. Ericson’s lecture has been provided from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire Academic Affairs Professional Development Program.