January 18, 2022

U. of Wisconsin-Madison Names New University Librarian

From a UW-Madison Announcement: Ed Van Gemert, who has served as interim director of the General Library System at the University of Wisconsin–Madison since December of 2011, has been selected to lead the system on a permanent basis. His title will be Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian. [Clip] an Gemert served as deputy […]

Academic Libraries: U. of Wisconsin-Madison Launches Improved Library Technology Space

From The Badger Herald: The University of Wisconsin is kicking off technological updates to campus libraries in a grand opening ceremony today as part of an effort to optimize student learning. College Library and Wendt Commons, the engineering library, will both undergo the learning-focused remodel known as the Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning Center. With […]

University of Wisconsin-Madison: Memorial Library Set to Remove Historic Card Catalog

From The Badger Herald: The era of the card catalog is coming to a close at the University of Wisconsin. The 6,700 drawers used for decades to house Memorial Library’s public card catalog will be removed in the coming months in order to allow space for additional projects, a UW statement announced Tuesday. The space […]