Join us at the library on Thursday, December 4th for the next Library Scholars Series lecture featuring author and public radio host Norman Gilliland.
Dan Verhoff, Demographic Specialist, UW-Madison/Extension Applied Population Laboratory, spoke at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County’s Fall 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, October 30th.
Click here for audio: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/m3wm6
Download accompanying slides here: Verhoff-UsingDemographicsPresentation
Interested in authentic Austrian cooking? What about interesting tales of immigration? Author Genevieve Davis read from her book Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen on Monday, November 3rd at 5:30 p.m. If you missed it, the audio is available here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/mtogu See some pictures on the library’s Facebook page.
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.
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!
Did you know that all BooU students have FREE access to Microsoft Office software like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel on any computer*?
1. Go to your campus email
*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
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.
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
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
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:
That means there’s research help, computers, internet, study space, snacks and beverages all at your fingertips!