Economic Report of the President 2016 now available

Economic Report of the President 2016 – “The Economic Report of the President is an annual report written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. It overviews the nation’s economic progress using text and extensive data appendices. “

Simmons OneView outage 4/29-5/3

Due to the sale of Consumer Insights by Experian, Simmons OneView will be offline and inaccessible from 5pm CDT April 29th until approximately 11 am CDT May 3rd while the servers are physically moved.  UWRF will not have access to the system during this outage.




Access NewspaperARCHIVE outage

The Access NewspaperARCHIVE support team has confirmed a partial outage due to a server issue. They are anticipating the full collection to be available as early as Monday, April 4th.

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ProQuest database outage

ProQuest has scheduled an eight hour maintenance outage for March 12, 2016 starting at 9:00 PM.  Searching on the ProQuest platform will be non functional for:

Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management‎
GenderWatch‎  information
Hoover’s Company Profiles‎  information
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress‎
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times‎
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Wall Street Journal‎
ProQuest Psychology Journals‎  i
Social Services Abstracts‎
Sociological Abstracts‎

Users will be able to use Search@UW during the time, but Proquest full text will not retrieve during the outage.



Please Welcome Consul Alberto Fierro

Join us tomorrow in welcoming the Consul of Mexico, Alberto Fierro to the UWRF Chalmer DaAlberto-Fierrovee Library from 3-4 PM in the breezeway. The Consul will be giving a brief presentation beginning with Mexico’s colonization period leading up to where Mexico stands today as an emerging power.

Consul Fierro, who is currently working out of the Consulate Office in St. Paul, has been a member of Mexico’s Diplomatic Corps since 1993 and has served in several different roles ranging from Consul to Director General for Educational and Cultural Cooperation. He also taught Social Sciences at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City as well at the UNAM- extension in Canada. No preregistration is required; please contact Amanda Jeppesen for more information at


Changes to print newspapers receipts

Due to poor delivery and budget cuts the library has discontinued many print newspapers. The New York Times, is the only daily paper in the library now, the current issue can be found on the General Interest Magazine shelfing with a 6-month back file nearby.

These  state and nation newspapers have electronic access:

St Paul Pioneer Press
Star tribune
Wall Street journal (Eastern ed.)
Wisconsin state journal

The following databases contain additional newspapers: ABI/INFORM CompleteLexis-Nexis Academic,Newspaper Source Plus 


The local papers moved to the University Archives and Area Research Center  in the fall of 2015.   Electronic access to these title can be found in the  Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research  which provides cover-to-cover access to 235 of Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s daily and weekly member newspapers from April 2005 to present (with a 90 embargo period).




Alexander Street Press video collections

Due to lack of usage the following Alexander Street Press video collection are no longer accessible to UWRF faculty, staff or students.

American History in Video
Black Studies in Video
Filmmakers Library
Ethnographic Video

Films on Demand continues to be accessible.

If you have questions about this change please contact Michele McKnelly.