Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Feature Stream: Hugo


Hugo is this week’s heart-warming tale, brought to you by Swank Digital Campus (runs best in Chrome)—Orphaned Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. While he maintains the station's clocks, he struggles to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father.

Swank Digital Campus provides many of the biggest full-features and documentaries around—from new mega-hits to landmark accomplishments in the history of film.  You can also access any of our 100,000+ titles, anytime, through the UW Stout Library Streaming Videos page.  

Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions and don’t forget the popcorn!

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Employees Honored for Years of Service Milestones


University of Wisconsin - Stout employees were recognized for years of service during a program held Monday, Nov. 14, at the Memorial Student Center. A total of 117 employees were honored for reaching milestones ranging from 10 years to 40 years. Each honored employee received a commemorative tackette, or pin. The University Library staff congratulate Cyrilla, Matt, and Susan on their impressive accomplishments. 

Congratulations on 40 years of service, Cyrilla! 



Cyrilla Face started working at the library on January 5, 1976 and is celebrating an impressive 40 years of service. Cyrilla serves as the Acquisitions Assistant and is responsible for processing the orders and invoices for books, movies and music that get added to the physical collection. In her time outside of the library, she enjoys reading, photography, gardening, and traveling.







Congratulations on 10 years of service, Matt and Susan!  


Matt Decker-Maurer is celebrating 10 years of service at UW-Stout.  Matt has worked as an IS Support Technician in the library since 1997.  Before coming to the University Library, he performed a number of IS jobs on the Stout Campus, including several years as a supervisor for the ASK5000 HelpDesk. His work focuses on hardware support and server operations. He also assists other members of the Library Systems and Web work groups. In his free time outside of the library, Matt enjoys reading, writing, music, art, cooking, and homebrewing Belgian Ales. 





Susan Lindahl is celebrating 10 years of service at the University Library. Since starting at the library in 2006, Sue has worked in Access Services/Circulation, Library Systems, Reference, Instruction, Interlibrary Loan, and Cataloging. Currently, Sue serves as the Interim Library Director and is responsible for administration of University Library services and teaching information literacy classes for Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Dietetics. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Feature Stream: Alive Inside


The inspiring documentary Alive Inside is this week’s title—brought to you by Kanopy, a key part of our extensive video streaming library.  This exploration into music's capacity to awaken and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity reveals how its healing power can triumph where prescription medication falls short.

Remember, you can access this or any of our 100,000+ titles, anytime, through the UW Stout Library Streaming Videos page. 

Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions and don’t forget the popcorn!

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Feature Stream: Batkid Begins


Just in time to save the day, Batkid Begins [runs best in Chrome] is this week’s selection—brought to you by Swank Digital Campus.  Sometimes we just need a reminder of how good humanity can be.  Witness San Francisco deliver one of the largest and most elaborate Make-A-Wish projects ever as it transforms into Gotham City for one small hero.

Swank Digital Campus provides many of the biggest full-features and documentaries around—from new mega-hits to landmark accomplishments in the history of film.  You can also access any of our 100,000+ titles, anytime, through the UW Stout Library Streaming Videos page.  

Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions and don’t forget the popcorn!

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Home Away From Home Week - November 14-19

UW-Stout is your home away from home. We understand that this time of year can be stressful, so various campus departments have banded together to provide some relief and provide some comforts from home.

Do you miss your pet or just need some stress relief?



Monday Nov. 14, Noon-1:00pm: Therapy Dogs in the University library. 
      Come and play with Maia and Margie. They love to visit with students.

Wednesday Nov. 16, 4:00-5:00pm: Therapy Dogs in the ASPIRE office (310 Bowman Hall).
      Come and play with Lenny and Ray, two sweet greyhounds that are super chill.

Thursday Nov. 17, 2:00-3:00pm: Therapy Dogs in the Involvement Center (106 MSC).
      Come and play with Alden and Ellie. They will make your day.

Are you all about the food or miss having a meal with family?




Grab a group of friends to have a meal together at Commons or North Point Cafeterias. You can find out the menu and details at Dining Services' website.









The University Library and Archives want to know what food you miss the most.  Submissions will be reviewed and compiled into the Stout’s Recipes from Home—2016 cook book, which will go into our collection and be available online. 

Whether you are from Chetek, Wisconsin or Chengdu, China—Eldoret, Kenya or El Dorado, California—be a part of Stout history and share the food you love with your Blue Devil family.  Contact home and get the details, then submit your Recipe from Home to www.uwstout.edu/lib/recipes.cfm by November 22, 2016.

Friday Nov. 18, while the food lasts: Milk and Cookies in the University Library.

Would you like to meet new people in a fun setting?


Saturday Nov. 19, Noon-5:00pm: International Games Day in the University Library (1st floor).

Bring your favorite game to teach others, or various board and card games will be available. It's a great way to meet someone new. Snacks provided!
















Thank you to the Involvement Center, ASPIRE office, International Education, Dining Services, Counseling Center, Housing, Advising and many others who helped develop this week.

Latest issue of Check This Out now available!

The November 2016 issue of Check This Out is now available throughout the library and here on the blog! Featured in this issue: Thanksgiving hours, window decorating contest results, and Home Away From Home Week.

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Feature Stream: The Great Dictator


Need another push to the ballot box?  Charlie Chaplin’s controversial and genre-warping masterpiece, The Great Dictator, is this week’s film—brought to you by Kanopy, a key part of our extensive video streaming library.  Released in 1940, Chaplin's first full-'talkie' movie is a biting parody of the F├╝hrer at the height of his power. Decide for yourself if he makes good use of his voice in the goose-bump-giving final scene.

Kanopy is used by over 3,000 campuses worldwide, providing access to more than 26,000 films, documentaries, and education titles. Remember, you can access any of our 100,000+ titles, anytime, through the UW Stout Library Streaming Videos page.

Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions and don’t forget the popcorn!