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Spring 2010
No. 57
From The Holy Bible, illustrated by Barry Moser.Special Collections Contributes Rare Books to Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
Five rare books from the UWM Libraries' Special Collections are on display at the Milwaukee Public Museum as part of its exhibition "Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible: Ancient Artifacts, Timeless Treasures." More >

From the Director:
The campus announcement last semester that the Libraries and UITS will be receiving a percentage of grant indirect costs is good news for research efforts on campus, with the majority of the Libraries’ amount to be spent on journal subscriptions. More>



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European Scholars Among 2010 Fellowship Recipients
During 2010, the AGS Library will be able, due to the generosity of Dr. Robert and Suzanne McColl and the family of the late John S. Best, to support a total of five research fellows. More >

Volunteers Lend Expertise to AGS Library
The American Geographical Society Library is currently enjoying the wisdom and hard work of two special volunteers, Norman Stewart and Ted Von Briesen. More >

Libraries’ Man Ray Image in New York Exhibit
A “rayograph” by the avant-garde American artist Man Ray (1890-1976) owned by the UWM Libraries is part of the exhibition “Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention” at the Jewish Museum in New York. More >

Libraries To Co-Host Wisconsin Oral History Day Events
The 2010 Wisconsin Oral History Day will be held in Milwaukee on March 28 and 29, with the UWM Libraries hosting the second day’s events. More >

New Electronic Resources
The Libraries now offer access to Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online. More >

Libraries To Host Conference Reception
The UWM Libraries will host a reception for state librarians during the Annual Conference of the Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians on April 22. More >

Recent Donations
Thank you to the following donors who gave significant monetary gifts to the Libraries from January 1 to December 31, 2009. More >

Road Maps Are Topic of 2010 Holzheimer Lecture
James Akerman, Director of the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography at Chicago’s Newberry Library, will present the 2010 Holzheimer Maps and America Annual Lecture on Tuesday, April 27 in the American Geographical Society Library. More >

UWM Authors Recognition Dinner Set
The UWM Libraries and the Graduate School are co-sponsoring a dinner Friday, April 16, 2010, honoring those faculty and staff whose published monographs and recordings have been added to the UWM Authors Collection since November 2006. More >

Wisconsin Aviation Audio History Digitized
Twenty-five oral history interviews and speeches from the Archives' George Hardie collection were recently digitized with the help of a gift from the Friends of the Mitchell Gallery of Flight. More >

Spring Book Sale Set for April 5-7
The Friends of the Golda Meir Library will hold their spring used book sale April 5-7. Over 6,000 items in a wide variety of genres—including contemporary fiction, foreign languages, history, literature, poetry, and aviation—will be offered. More >

Library Lovers Celebrated
On February 11 the Friends of the Golda Meir Library hosted an event for “library lovers” More >

Steven Burnham, Editor, sburnham@uwm.edu
Krystyna Matusiak, Newsletter designer