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Spring 2009
No. 55
Potawatomi Alphabet Book Endangered Native American Language Tapes Digitized
In fall 2008, the UWM Libraries' Archives Department completed a significant project to digitize 118 audio recordings included in the records of the Wisconsin Native American Languages Project (WNALP). More >

News from the Director: Green and On Schedule: The Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons
I am pleased to report that work on the Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons in the west wing first floor continues smoothly. The project is on schedule to be ready for the first day of classes in the fall. More >

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AGSL Acquires Rare "Man of Commerce" Map
The American Geographical Society Library has acquired an extremely rare and unusual map, "The Man of Commerce". More >

Libraries Collaborate with Access to Success
The UWM Libraries partner with many of the campus offices and departments that support student retention More >

New Databases
Databases recently acquired by the Libraries and available through the Libraries web site include: Auto Engineering, Advice Lit, Lit Crit and More. More >

AGSL Fellows Investigate Secret Nazi Maps
The Helen and John S. Best Research Fellowship, established in 2000, has been awarded to two individuals for 2009: Professor John Rennie Short and Dr. Ute Schneider. More >

New Resources at UW Digital Collections

Recent Donations
Thank you to the following donors who gave significant monetary gifts to the Libraries from January 1 to December 31, 2008. More >

Award Winning Cookbook Author to Speak on Moroccan Cuisine
Award-winning cookbook author Kitty Morse will give a presentation, "Tastes of Morocco," and sign books at the UWM Hefter Center, 3271 N. Lake Dr., on Tuesday, April 14 at 5 p.m. More >

Holzheimer Lecture Charts Perry's Expedition to Japan
John Schroeder, Professor in the UWM Dept. of History, will present the 2009 Holzheimer "Maps and America" lecture on Tuesday, April 28 in the American Geographical Society Library (AGSL). More >

Former Journal Sentinel Cartoonist Featured at Friends Program
Stuart Carlson, the editorial cartoonist of the Milwaukee Sentinel from 1983 to 1995 and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from 1995 to 2008, will give a talk on his career at 6 p.m. on May 21, 2009 at the UWM Golda Meir Library. More >

A Great Way to Celebrate a Graduation (or Other Special Occasion)!
Honor a friend, colleague or family member on a special occasion, such as a graduation, anniversary, retirement or birthday and at the same time enrich the Libraries' collections with valuable new books! More >

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