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Spring 2008
No. 53
Joseph Pabst, Michael Doylen, Max Yela and Ewa BarczykFund Created for UWM Libraries LGBT Collection
Joseph Pabst, an advocate, activist, and philanthropist in the Milwaukee LGBT community, has created a fund to support the acquisition, processing, and preservation of materials for the UWM Libraries LGBT Collection and to promote the collection to UWM students, faculty, and the general public. More >

New Jewish Latin America Collection in Special Collections
In October 2007, Robert and Sandra Meldman of Mequon and Michael and Reena Hais of Arcadia, Calif. established, in memory of Sandra's and Reena's parents, the Louis P. and Ethel S. Setlick Fund for the UWM Libraries' Special Collections Department with a goal of building a collection of printed primary sources documenting Jewish life and culture in Latin America and the Caribbean. More >

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News from the Director
As many of you know, the Daniel M. Soref Charitable Trust has donated $1.75 million for creation of a new Learning Commons. More >

New AGSL Photo Archive Featured by Scout Report
The new AGSL Digital Photo Archive, launched in February, was immediately noted and highlighted in The Scout Report. More >

Providing Visiting Scholars with Library Privileges
The Libraries and ID Office work together to provide visiting scholars with a UWM ID and the library access that they need for their research. More >

Former Library Director Honored with Spaights Award
This past fall, former UWM Libraries Director William Roselle was honored with an Ernest Spaights Plaza award. More >

Archives Hosts Middle School Researchers
On December 17, the UWM Libraries were visited by over thirty seventh grade students from Richfield Elementary School conducting research for their National History Day projects. More >

Polish Visitors
Two Polish groups visited the Libraries this past fall. More >

Recent Donations
Thank you to the following donors who gave significant monetary gifts to the Libraries from January 1 to December 31, 2007. More >

Blacklisted Women Subject of 2008 Fromkin Research Project
Professor Carol Stabile, UWM Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been awarded the 2008 Fromkin Research Grant and Lectureship. More >

New Library Copiers Offer Digital Flexibility
In January, the Libraries added three new state-of-the-art photocopiers with digital as well as traditional capabilities. More >

Digital Camcorder/Cameras Now Available
The Libraries now offer Canon DC50 camcorders/cameras for checkout to students, thanks to Student Educational Technology funding. More >

Plan Now to Help AGSL Celebrate Its 30th Anniversary
The American Geographical Society Library will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its move to UWM on Friday afternoon and evening, May 30, with a dinner, an awards ceremony, and the annual Holzheimer "Maps and America" Lecture, this year presented by Alastair Pearson, University of Portsmouth (UK) and Michael Heffernan, University of Nottingham (UK). More >

Archives Contributes Holdings Information to Statewide Resources Site
The UWM Libraries' Archives Department is now contributing finding aids to Archival Resources in Wisconsin (ARW), an on-line database of finding aids of archival and manuscript collections held in repositories statewide. More >

New Electronic Resources
New databases offered by the Libraries. More >

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