UW Librarians Let Loose with Lady Gaga

Audrey Barbakoff
It’s official: Internet users have gone gaga over UW librarians. Or rather, over their creative video spoof of pop sensation Lady Gaga’s hit song Poker Face.

With nearly 647,000 YouTube hits since its release Memorial Day weekend, the parody features UW Information School students and library faculty and staff singing about library catalogs while dancing between the stacks of Suzzallo. Initially created by UW grad student Sarah Wachter, ’10, for the iSchool’s film festival, the video has garnered national attention for its humorous take on the current Gaga craze.

Watch it below:

Read stories about the video in The Daily and King5.

2 Responses to UW Librarians Let Loose with Lady Gaga

  1. Sandra Fontaine says:

    We loved the video! Thanks for making it so easily available. We have seen Lady Gaga only once, during a music awards program on television, so we’re not “into her,” but we thought that this film was charming and light-spirited–left us with a cheery feeling to start the morning.
    And we love librarians and the Suzzalo!
    Thanks so much!

  2. Jenn Bielewski says:

    Hi! I love this! I am teaching how to make a video to a number of libraries in a few weeks. I would love to talk to someone about your process to make this video. Please contact me and thanks!

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