Meet Our Staff: Wade Haddaway

The UW Tacoma Library is happy to welcome Wade Haddaway! Wade is our new Library Technician, and he will be opening the library bright and early weekday mornings, at 7 am. Wade comes to us from the Art Library on the Seattle campus and brings with him years of experience and a great sense of Read More…

Tabling in the SNO

As one of the most trafficked passageways connecting upper campus to the main strip of academic buildings, the SNO lobby is an excellent place to spread the word about campus programs or even hold promotional events. Past and Recurring programs: The Library and TLC host “Sources and Citations” events every quarter to provide last minute Read More…

Fall Hours

Welcome to the first full academic year of the UW Tacoma Library’s new operating hours! In Winter 2018, the Library was able to expand our hours – something long requested by students. We expanded our evening and morning hours to provide support before classes and provide study space late at night. These hours apply to Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

This week our librarians and staff participated in design activities to revise some of our workflows for sharing faculty publications to the UW Tacoma Digital Commons. This is just one of the many ways that UW librarians support open access publishing and sharing faculty research! (Protip: Faculty, make sure your SelectedWorks profile is up-to-date!)

Library Photo of the Week

One of our Research Specialists discovered this patron making slow-but-steady progress along a window outside the silent study carrels in the Tioga Library Building earlier this week. We do not know what their research goals are but we surmise that they might be partaking in UW Tacoma’s Urban Studies program. We applaud their persistence in Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

Last week library staff participated in a Stop The Bleed training, making them familiar with bleed control kits and how to respond to a serious injury using a tourniquet. This immediate response education is critical in an earthquake zone like the Tacoma fault area when a large-scale disaster could limit the availability of emergency professionals. Read More…

Congratulations On Your Retirement Cecil!

After 22 years of waking up before the sun, Cecil Brower, dedicated Library Technician Lead of the UW Tacoma Library, will be retiring at the end of this week, Friday, August 23. Faithful, reliable and consistently dependable, Cecil was always prepared to greet students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our library as early as 7:00am. Read More…