Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feature Stream: The Immigrant

One hundred years ago Charlie Chaplin released The Immigrant, his favorite Mutual Short Film.  Take 26 minutes and enjoy his signature blend of emotional warmth and physical comedy, as he tells this quintessentially American story.

This selection, one of the 100,000+ titles in your Video Streaming Library, is brought to you by Kanopy.

Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Feb. 20, 12:30 - 2pm: Earning Trust in the Age of Fake News

Check out the presentation by Chris Ison on Monday Feb. 20th in the Memorial Student Center.

The librarians are great resources to help you determine real vs. fake news.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Reading Across Campus Events - Ragtime

Feature Stream: "50 Children—The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus"

This week, we feature 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus.  Why would a Jewish couple leave their children in the United States to go into Nazi Germany in 1939?  This true story sets a standard for service to others—something to keep in mind for February 17th (National Random Act of Kindness Day), or any day.

This profound documentary is brought to you by Kanopy, a key part of our more-than 100,000 title streaming video library.  You can access these, or any, of our titles,anytime, through our Streaming Videos page.  

Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions.

New Search@UW Interface Preview

Our primary search platform Search@UW will be getting a new look in May 2017.

A preview version is now available as a link on the library homepage, while UW library staff continue to work on necessary configuration adjustments and other usability improvements.

Please check out the new site and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Our goal is to provide you a better searching experience.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Feature Streams: "Wings of Desire" and "Sex (ed)"

We have two Valentine’s Day gems for you: Wings of Desirea stunning foreign film that sets the bar for what it means to be in love and Sex (ed)a raw, funny and squirm-inducing documentary about the ways that most of us learn about sex.

Both titles are brought to you by Kanopy, a key part of our more-than 100,000 title streaming video library.  You can access these, or any, of our titles, anytime, through our Streaming Videos page.  

Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Feature Streams: "The March" and "John Lewis"

Leading up to "Speak Up & Speak Out" (February 9th—featuring March illustrator Nate Powell and publisher Chris Staros) the Feature Stream highlights two documentaries: The March and Minds that Matter: John Lewis—both brought to you by Films on Demand.  Learn about a defining moment and a seminal figure in our struggle to live up to the ideals of freedom and equality that formed our nation.

Films on Demand provides access to over 25,000 educational and documentary titles, many unavailable elsewhere.  You can also access any of our 100,000+ titles, anytime, through our Streaming Videos page.  Contact Cory Mitchell with any questions.