Monthly Archives: February 2012

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is Increasing stakes in testing: the impact on test anxiety in middle school students by UWRF student Matthew Samelian.  Matthew’s paper is part of the UWRF School Psychology Program Directed Research Projects.   Click here (http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/38996) to view Matthew’s paper in MINDS@UW-River Falls.   To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth (mailto:heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu) or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

CRSCA Submission Deadline Approaching

Celebrating Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement (CRSCA) is an annual event coordinated by the Office of the Provost, Grants and Research, and the Chalmer Davee Library. This celebration is designed to recognize the intellectual and creative achievements of faculty and staff of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls by honoring the work that goes on outside of the classroom.

Each spring semester the library displays the articles, books, academic posters, fine and performance art, playbills and other items produced by UW-River Falls faculty and staff during the previous calendar year.  All submissions are cited in a CRSCA booklet and the celebration culminates in an annual reception to honor the faculty and staff who submitted work.

This year’s celebration will take place Tuesday, March 27th from 3-4:30pm.  Please watch Falcon Daily for notices and additional information.

Submit materials for citation booklet by March 2, 2012; Submit items for exhibits by March 9, 2012.  Visit the CRSCA website for complete information and submission form.

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is the color poster titled Case for using locally grown food on campus by UWRF student Justin Townsend.  Justin’s poster is part of the RSCA Day collection in the UWRF Office of Grants & Research community.   Click here (http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/24572) to view Justin’s poster in MINDS@UW-River Falls.   To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth (mailto:heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu) or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is the 1959 Meletean.  The Meletean is the yearbook of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.  It was first published in 1912 and it was last published in 1969. It resumed publication briefly from 1991 to 1992.  Meletean is Latin for Badger, which is the Wisconsin school mascot.  The 1959 Meletean includes a 45 rpm, 7 inch vinyl record which has been converted to digital format along with the 160 page yearbook.   Click here (http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/34380) to view the 1959 Meletean in MINDS@UW-River Falls.   To see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth (mailto:heidi.southworth@uwrf.edu) or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm

Help! I need 5 scholarly articles!

Looking for scholarly articles?   Check out the library’s new research guide that will help you identify scholarly articles and includes links to important library       resources.

Rolling Stone says “This research guide is the bomb!”

The New York Times calls “Help! I need 5 scholarly articles!” the must-read of 2012!

“This essential guide is packed full of insight and wisdom that is sure to amaze you and delight your professors!”  Wisconsin Public Radio.

Lion’s Paw Book Club

The library’s book club is meeting Wednesday Feb 8th from 3-4pm in the upper level breezeway to discuss Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder.  The discussion leader is UWRF ESL instructor Rhonda Petree.  For more info visit the Lion’s Paw Book Club page.

Featured MINDS@UW-River Falls Item of the Week

This week’s featured MINDS@UW-River Falls item is Minerals that attack your concrete driveway by UWRF Geology Professor Bill Cordua. Dr. Cordua’s article appeared in the Leaverite News newsletter of the St. Croix Rockhounds in Stillwater, MN in 2006 and is one of the many articles found in the William S. Cordua, Ph.D. collection in the UWRF Geology community. Click here to read Dr. Cordua’s article in MINDS@UW-River Falls or to see other items in the MINDS@UW-River Falls repository, visit http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/209

For more information on MINDS@UW-River Falls, contact Heidi Southworth or visit the project home page at: http://www.uwrf.edu/Library/Minds.cfm