March 10, 2020

Chat with librarians, access resources at UW Libraries remotely

While UW libraries are open Monday through Friday this week, you can also take advantage of our librarians’ expertise online 24/7 and access many helpful tools to continue research and learning remotely.

February 25, 2020

E-Resource: Discover grant funding opportunities

Search funding opportunities offered by 166,000 U.S. foundations using Foundation Directory Online, brought to you by UW Libraries. Funder profiles include interactive maps, charts and key details to help you identify appropriate funding sources. If you’re working with UW faculty or staff, they should coordinate with their unit’s advancement team before contacting any funders directly.

January 23, 2020

E-Resource: Stream videos of your favorite operas

From the world-renowned Metropolitan Opera to your couch, enjoy stream¬ing video of more than 500 Metropolitan Opera performances, with Met Opera on Demand. Performances featured span the Met’s history, from 1930s radio broadcasts to the current season, including performances from the famous Live in HD cinema series. Brought to you by UW Libraries.

January 9, 2020

Check out historical database on American Indians and American West

Get first-hand accounts on Indian Wars, westward migration and survey data from Indian reservations in the “American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971,” brought to you by UW Libraries. The database includes collections from the U.S. National Archives and the Chicago History Museum, records from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Major Council Meetings of…

December 16, 2019

E-Resource: Stream films and TV shows

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Looking for movies to watch over the winter break? Check out the Video & Streaming Video: Streaming Media Collections A-Z research guide brought to you by the UW Libraries. Choose from world cinema, animation and shorts, African-American classics, award-winning LGBT documentaries, old TV shows, and more. Also browse through the popular films (and TV series)…

November 14, 2019

E- Resource: Answers to your questions about using UW Libraries

How can you find what you need using UW Libraries Search or locate full-text scholarly articles or a textbook on reserve? Check out the UW Libraries’ FAQs, which provide answers to users’ frequently asked questions about using the UW Libraries and information resources, and also feature short demos. Find out how to access databases and…

August 22, 2019

E-Resource: Plan your study abroad with this research guide

Want to study abroad? The Study Abroad Research Guide, brought to you by UW Libraries, can help you find study and work abroad programs and even funding. It also provides links to information about countries around the world, online language learning sources, such as the Pimsleur Language Program, and how to browse the Study Abroad…

June 17, 2019

E-Resource: Learn how to publish digital books, open educational resources with Pressbooks

Sign up for online workshops this summer to learn about UW Libraries Pressbooks — an easy-to-use e-book authoring platform for creating open educational resources, monographs, how-to guides and more. The hands-on workshops, offered online on June 20, July 9 and August 7, will provide an overview of the Pressbooks platform, interactive elements for highlighting and…

May 28, 2019

E-Resource: Search news from the P-I and other newspapers in online database

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (P-I) online via Access World News. Search and discover current and historical local news. You can browse other Washington state, regional, national and international news sources using this online news collection brought to you by UW Libraries.

April 22, 2019

Dig into a trove of environmental resources in online database

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Explore a wide range of sustainability and environmental issues that may impact our future with the GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) database brought to you by UW Libraries. A one-stop site, this e-resource provides news, background information, video, primary source documents and statistics from areas such as energy, food systems,…

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