Thursday, April 11, 2013

Spring 2013 McIntyre Library Newsletter

McIntyre Library just released its Spring 2013 newsletter Off the Shelf.  Articles include McIntyre Library's 50th anniversary as part of Wisconsin's Area Research Center Network, information about the new all-in-one search tool, Primo, highlighting new pieces of the art collection hanging on the walls of the library, and more!  You can get your newsletter by clicking on the link above or using this link.  Enjoy!

Thursday, April 04, 2013

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! Join us in honoring poets and poetry by visiting McIntyre Library's PoeTree (poe-eh-tree), on display on the first floor of the library.

The PoeTree is for everyone! Stop by the PoeTree, write down a poem you love or a poem you've written yourself, and hang it on the tree!

Questions about the PoeTree? Contact Research & Instruction Librarian Robin Miller.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Chronicle of Higher Education now available online

The Chronicle of Higher Education is now available online for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students through McIntyre Library. The subscription includes web site content updated throughout the day, text from the current print edition (posted every Monday morning), a searchable archive of content going back about 25 years, commentary and essays from the weekly Chronicle Review magazine, and special reports such as the annual Almanac.

To access the Chronicle from on or off campus, use links from the Library’s website ( Click on “Databases by Title” and navigate to the Chronicle of Higher Education, or use this direct link: .

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Thanks for the feedback!

Usability testing now complete

Thanks to all the students who provided feedback on the library's website! We hope to be conducting some follow-up testing next semester, so watch this space.

Monday, April 01, 2013

Artist Presentation - Tiit Raid - Friday, April 19

Do you ever wonder what goes into making a piece of artwork?  Local artist and emeritus art professor Tiit Raid on April 19 will describe his process of creating two works hanging in McIntyre Library, “Remain New” and“The Lesson.” Light refreshments will be served.

McIntyre Library
Breezeway (2nd Floor, L2022)

Friday, April 19, 2013;
Noon-1 pm

To find the paintings in the library, head to the southwest corner of the 1st floor to view "The Lesson."  "Remain New" is hung across from the entrance to the Special Collections and Archives on the library's 5th floor.