Kalamazoo Youth Explore Virtual Reality at the Waldo Lab

Waldo VR Lab Nationally Recognized

The American Library Association (ALA) recognizes our Virtual Reality (VR) Lab in Waldo Library in an article about the Future of Libraries in the United States. The page on their website features 3 university libraries as they encourage other libraries to think about their future.

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Welcome Amy Bocko

University Libraries is pleased to announce that Amy Bocko is joining Western Michigan University as an Assistant Professor in the new role of Digital Projects Librarian. She will provide leadership to digitization staff, coordinate cross-departmental digital project workflows and provide consultations, demonstrations and education to the WMU community about emerging trends in digital scholarship.

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WMU Libraries Play a Part in PBS Show

 "10 Streets that Changed America" is the national PBS show partly researched and filmed in Kalamazoo.  Regional History Curator, Lynn Houghton and the historical materials at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center regional history collections help tell the story of Kalamazoo's leadership in downtown development for the PBS show.

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Coming to Waldo Library: Graduate Student Commons

A large space is being designed for graduate student needs on the third floor of Waldo. Coming later this summer is a great new graduate collaboration, study and meeting space.

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New York Times Digital Edition

The New York Times digital edition will continue to be provided to members of the WMU community by University Libraries through June 2021. New to WMU? Sign up for your access, free through the Libraries.

August 27

Library Event 'Welcome to Waldo' and discover a virtual reality lab, very rare books, interesting collections, and more! Rotunda Service Desk, 2 - 3:30 p.m. Free.