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National Poetry Month is here!

Where do poetry and science intersect? Do they intersect at all? Consider the patterns in both poetry and science. Or consider how each discipline uses observations to make sense of the world. Certainly, both use their own techniques and require...

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Spring Outside

As the spring thaw begins in Wisconsin, the outdoors and our watery places beckon. For both kids and adults there is a strong urge to get outside and play. This urge also inspires narratives from writers on their own experiences...

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Diverse Literature Belongs in Our Library

Books have the power to inspire and enlighten. Diversity in books, especially in literature published for youth, is essential. All children must see themselves in the pages of the books they read, especially as we inspire and motivate the next...

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Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

Today we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day! First, we take this day to acknowledge the Indigenous people of Wisconsin, the past, current, and future stewards of this land we stand on. The Wisconsin Water Library at the University of Wisconsin–Madison occupies...

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Environmental Justice + #BlackLivesMatter

By Anne Moser and Laura Killingsworth What is environmental justice? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines environmental justice as the “fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the...

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Goodbye to a GREAT collaborator and friend!

During this time of social distancing, I am sad to be writing at home to say goodbye to a friend and collaborator I have had the honor of working with over the past several years.  For a long time, as...

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The Wisconsin Water Library brings you AquaLog – a place the library will share information and news about water science.

The library is housed in the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Aquatic Sciences Center, which administers the UW Sea Grant Institute and the UW Water Resources Institute. The library collection is available for checkout by any Wisconsin resident. We are also available to help you with any research needs you may have.

Please visit the library on the web.