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Libraries & Academic Support Services at Madison College

Jennifer Kasch, Librarian

December 5, 2018

Did you know that nearly one-in-five Americans now listen to audiobooks? That’s according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in January 2018. Audiobooks are highly portable and they’re great for multitasking. You can listen to them while exercising, commuting, or doing tasks around the ho...

Unlimited possibilities at your library

Erika Linzner, LIbrarian

April 7, 2015

Each year, the American Library Association sets aside one week in mid-April to celebrate libraries and highlight the role they play in our schools, colleges, and communities. This year’s National Library Week celebration will take place the week of April 12-18. The theme is “Then & Now: Unlimited...

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Jennifer Kasch, Librarian

January 21, 2015

Do the freezing temps make you want to just stay home, curled up by the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa? We know how it goes; January and February are rough. If you have research to do but want to avoid the frigid temps, many of our resources and services are available online, some 24/7. Almost...

Off the shelf: A selection of movies available at the library

Dana Ryals, Library staff

October 25, 2012

A quick look around is enough to show the seasons are changing. The trees are displaying a beautiful palette of hues ranging from bright yellow to crimson red. Students are trading in flip-flops for boots and sneakers, a sign that autumn is in full swing. As much as it is sad to see the end of the summer,...

Off the Shelf: Library Column

Julie Gores, Library Director

April 10, 2012

Spring in Wisconsin:  In Like a Lamb, Out Like a Lion? Badgers basketball was not the only “madness” that occupied conversation and thoughts during March, but Wisconsin heat waves and earthquakes as well.  Average temperatures in March ranged from 15-25+ degrees above normal, adding to thousands...

Library can help you mark National Nutrition Month

Debbie Deakin, Library staff

March 6, 2012

For those of us who may have broken that New Year’s resolution to become more health conscious through diet and exercise, we have a chance to redeem ourselves!  National Nutrition Month is celebrated In March and this gives us the perfect opportunity to take a look at improving our diet and exercise...

Off the Shelf: Library writing contest winner announced

Library Staff

June 28, 2011

Madison College Libraries’ Second Annual National Library Week Student Essay Contest elicited some terrific responses.  It is both gratifying and encouraging to read stories about the impact the libraries’ staff, services, and resources have had on students’ success in college and beyond. Grand...

Off the Shelf: Learn about labor at the library

Kelley Minica, Library Staff

March 30, 2011

Have you been asking yourself lately what thousands of sign-carrying people are doing down at the Capitol? What’s all this talk about unions and collective bargaining? What, if anything, does it have to do with you? Whether it’s the topic for your next paper or you’d just like to be more informed,...

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