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From the Dean
As the University of Washington and the Libraries come to a close of their 150th year, I can’t help reflecting on the dramatic changes in technology over the last century and a half. With each new technological innovation – from manual typewriters to digital scanning and from the codex to electronic books – the Libraries has found new and innovative ways of fulfilling our mandate to preserve information and keep knowledge freely flowing. More...
In the Spotlight
The Libraries partnered with the UW Provost’s office to show how we meet our users’ needs while creating efficiencies. Watch the video.
In 2009, Hannah Palin, Film Archives Specialist in Libraries Special Collections, was shown the contents of a storage room off Aisle 50 in Husky Stadium by then Communications Director, Richard Kilwein, from the Athletics Department. In this room that was open to wind and weather, she discovered boxes of film and stacks of videotape among piles of printed programs, gas-powered leaf blowers, and the remnants left by a family of raccoons. More...
UW Bothell Receives 150th Artwork
Century 21 Golden Anniversary
This month's Seattle Science Festival includes a number of UW-related events.
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