UW-BSC Library Writers Series: Author Genevieve Davis, “Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen”

Interested in authentic Austrian cooking? What about interesting tales of immigration? Please join us at the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Library as author Genevieve Davis reads from her book Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen on Monday, November 3rd at 5:30 p.m.

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Cover of Fanni's Viennese Kitchen

Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen

Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen includes authentic recipes from Vienna. This book also includes stories on why Fanni sailed to America from Vienna in 1921, along with stories about how Fanni got her family through the Great Depression with her cooking!

Genevieve Davis is also the author of Secret Life, Secret Death. According to IMDb, Davis produced, wrote, directed, and designed the movie version of Secret Life, Secret Death on her own. Davis enjoys reenacting historical events such as Civil War events, medieval festivals, and 16th century Scottish events. Davis is also a professional artist.

Apfestrudel, one of the recipes from the book.

Apfestrudel, one of the recipes from the book.

Fanni and Hansi

Fanni and Hansi

UW-BSC Library presents: George Papakis

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For those that were unable to attend George Papakis’s presentation, you can listen to the presentation here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/whohx

George Papakis received his PhD in Urban Studies at UW-Milwaukee. He earned the Scott Greer Award for Outstanding Urban Research on the paper he wrote entitled, The Sobering Realities of the 2004 Olympics: Fiscal Crisis and the Privatization of Land. This fall, he plans to return to Greece to work on the issues highlighted by his research.

Papakis focuses his research on urban governance, globalization, and economic restructuring in Athens, Greece.  During his lecture he expanded on each of this topics. If you’re a person who enjoys learning about the political and economical history of land use, and urban planning of Athens, then this is the lecture for you!

George Papakis speaking during his lecture.

George Papakis speaking during his lecture.

Student Access to Microsoft Office

Did you know that all BooU students have FREE access to Microsoft Office software like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel on any computer*?

Here’s how:

1. Go to your campus email

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LoginWindow2. Once you are logged in, the page will automatically open to your email (Outlook). Click on the OneDrive link in the top right of the screen.

OneDriveBar3. OneDrive is a cloud-based drive where all your Office365 documents will automatically be saved. You can save other documents to this storage area as well.

OneDrive4. Click on the + symbol to select which kind of new file you want: a Word document, Excel workbook, PowerPoint presentation, etc.

CreateDoc5. Voila!

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*Note: Office 365 is only available over the web. There is no offline version, but as long as you can get on the Internet you will have access to your Office365 suite.

For FAQs, go here: http://cits.uwex.uwc.edu/sites/default/files/PDF/Office_365_Student_FAQ.pdf

Get D2L Help Online – and in the Library

Librarian D2L Page

Faculty and instructors, if you’re looking for help with D2L for your courses, look no further.

The library staff is available to help set up, configure, and manage your D2L courses. Stop in, call, or email us today to ask a question.

Contact us!

If you want a more general overview, try the Up and Running with Desire2Learn tutorial on lynda.com. You can learn more about logging in and using lynda.com over here.

Library Poetry Series: Michael Czarnecki

We were so excited to host poet Michael Czarnecki for the first of the library outreach series today! If you missed it, you can listen to the presentation here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/l6qos

Michael Czarnecki answers audience questions

Michael Czarnecki answers audience questions

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Foothills Publishing Books


You can catch up with Michael at www.foothillspublishing.com/poetguy orwww.foothillspublishing.com/Photography

On Facebook, you can see a daily photo and read a daily haiku at www.facebook.com/michael.czarnecki.35

New Library Hours!

Looking for a place to hang before heading back to Hiawatha student housing? The library will be open until 8:30 Monday through Thursday until The Villas at Baraboo are move-in ready!

Our hours for the beginning of the fall semester:
M-Th: 8-8:30
F: 8-4:30
S-Su: Closed

That means there’s research help, computers, internet, study space, snacks and beverages all at your fingertips!

On campus bookstore services

Neebo (our newly contracted bookstore service) will be on campus the week before classes start as well as the first week of classes.  So, if you haven’t purchased your materials yet, you will be able to do it in person.  They will be set up in the group discussion area of the library (come in the front doors, walk past the reference desk and turn left) they’ll be set up just outside of the big computer lab.  Of course, you can still go to the online store to see what materials are required for your course by going to the website: http://www.neebo.com/uw-baraboo

If you are going to purchase your textbooks through financial aid, you will need to fill out this form and return it to the business office so they can let Neebo know.

Hours of operation for Neebo will be:

Monday, 8/25: 8:00-4:30
Tuesday, 8/26: 8:00-2:00
Wednesday, 8/27: 8:00-4:30
Thursday, 8/28: 8-4:30
Friday, 8/29: 8-4:30

Tuesday, 9/2: 8:00-7:00
Wednesday, 9/3: 8:00-7:00
Thursday, 9/4: 8:00-7:00
Friday, 9/5: 8:00-4:00