On women from Ravensbrück in “Read with the UW”
The new episode of “Read with the UW” is devoted to the book “If this is a woman”, recommended by Prof. Maciej Raś, the Vice-Dean for Student Affairs at the UW’s Faculty of Political Sciences and International Studies. “I can relate to the theme of the book, because my grandmother was a Ravensbrück prisoner,” Raś says.
About self-reflection on life in “Read with the UW”
“Annie Ernaux found noticeable everything that can be and must be said about the life of a woman, which used to be muted, yet now got visible and righteous. The book reflects your image and can easily get reread. This is why I recommend that book,” Prof. Julia Kubisa, the UW Rector’s Plenipotentiary for Policy of Prevention of Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, said in "Read with the UW".
New episode of Read with UW – “Kopernik. Rewolucje”
“This year we are celebrating Nicolaus Copernicus and I recommend reaching out not only for his own works, but also for the publications about him”, Agnieszka Kościelniak-Osiak from the UW Library says. As a part of the series #ReadwithUW Kościelniak-Osiak presents a book “Kopernik. Rewolucje” by Wojciech Orliński.
On Prof. Karol Modzelewski in “Read with UW”
“The mare of history is a wild, untamed mustang. It is possible to jump on its back and even stay there for a while, but one cannot steer it - in the end it will always take us where we did not intend or expect to go.” This is how Karol Modzelewski interprets his own life experience in the book recommended by Maksymilian Sas in the next episode of the series #ReadwithUW.
Read with UW – 2nd edition
“Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth” – the series “Read with UW” returns in the second edition with a new episode, produced in cooperation with the University of Warsaw Library. In the series UW employees talk about a book of their choice, which can be found on the shelves of BUW.
The Vienna Circle. Exact Thinking in Demented Times.
The exhibition, which has already been displayed in Vienna and Prague, will be open in the forthcoming month at the University of Warsaw. The University of Warsaw Library building will accommodate copies of photographs, letters and other documents that deal with the main representatives of the Vienna Circle, their life, achievements and scientific interests. The exhibition will be accompanied with
“The Books of Jacob”: Read with UW
“The Books of Jacob” is one of the most popular epic novels in recent years. Olga Torakczuk’s work became favoured as the author received the Nobel Prize in literature. Not everyone knows that the books mentioned by Tokarczuk in her masterpiece are available in the University of Warsaw Library. Martyna Osuch from BUW tells more about it in a video.
BUW celebrates its 21st birthday
BUW is the main library of the University of Warsaw. On 15th December 1999, the library was opened to readers in its new premises in Powiśle, at Dobra 56/66 street. In the beginning, BUW granted 42 temporary entrance cards. Today it has more than 100 000 registered users.
BUW resumes lending and free scanning services
As a result of easing restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, readers can partly use the University of Warsaw Library (BUW) resources. As of 18th May, BUW resumes lending, free scanning services, and individual appointments with readers.
Demand-Driven Acquisition at the University of Warsaw Library
The University of Warsaw Library has launched a new service called Demand-Driven Acquisition. It gives every patron with a valid library card a possibility to decide which e-book would be acquired into the library's collection.
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