UW Libraries e-news
March 2009

From the Dean

Dean Betsy Wilson
Betsy Wilson

Libraries are invaluable cornerstones of college and university life, equipping the next generation of engineers, teachers, doctors and others with the training and research tools needed to compete in the global marketplace. As guest columnists in The Seattle Times, my colleague Erika Linke and I recently explained the vital contribution library professionals make in today's challenging economic times. More ...


Laura Brady

Library Research Awards
for Undergraduates

Laura Brady, a senior in International Studies, won one of the 2008 Libraries Research Award for Undergraduates. Brady and two other students received the Friends of the Libraries Award and a $1,000 prize, funded by the Friends' annual Literary Voices event. More ...

In the Spotlight

Valerie Lawrence, acting HEAL-WA resource coordinator

Web Portal Links Health Care Pros
to Evidence-Based Resources
Health care professionals rely on timely, evidence-based information to support patient care. HEAL-WA, an online collection of resources developed by UW Health Sciences Libraries, uses a pioneering approach to improve access to this information. More ...


Lecture: Libraries and the Book Arts
April 2, 7-9:30 p.m.; Allen Library, Lower Level
Co-sponsored by the University of Washington Libraries and The Book Arts Guild. More ...

J.A. Jance

Literary Voices Dinner with J.A. Jance
April 25, 6 p.m.; UW Club
J.A. Jance will be the keynote speaker for a lively and entertaining evening featuring 13 noted authors as table hosts for dinner and literary conversation. Tickets: $100 donation to benefit the Libraries. More ...


She Pondered Those Things in Her Heart

Artists' Books by Lois Morrison,
Fabric Books & Silkscreened Editions
March 9-May 25, Suzzallo Library 102
Allen Library Lower Level. More ...

Political cartoon

Political Cartoons
Microform & Newspaper Collections
Suzzallo Library, ground floor
Cartoons change with current events and often include international perspectives. More ...

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Pride Points

  • The UW is one of only 14 schools in the nation to receive an A-minus on the 2009 College Sustainability Report Card, which was the highest grade given for 2009.
  • The UW enrolls more than 2,600 international students from more than 100 countries. The 11,232 international students studying in the state of Washington last year contributed more than $256 million to the state’s economy.

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