Current news at the WSU Libraries.
Thursday, April 25th: Reception, Tours, and Music for Golden and Diamond Grads!
The Libraries will be hosting a reception in the Atrium and offering tours for the Golden and Diamond Grads on April 25 from 1-3 p.m. Music will be provided by pianist Jered Kostenko who is a graduate student at WSU's School of Music. Please feel free to participate in the event and meet some wonderful WSU alumni.
2013 Reunion Class Gift
The Golden and Diamond Grad classes traditionally make a dedicated class gift as a way of showing how much WSU means to them. We are pleased to announce that President Floyd selected The Libraries as the recipient of this year’s Reunion Gift: National Geographic Virtual Library.
For more than 100 years National Geographic has educated and inspired learners of all ages. The iconic monthly publication provides unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and more. Thanks to the Golden and Diamond Grads and the advancement of digital technology, we are seeking the opportunity to offer unlimited access to National Geographic to students and faculty: Every article from every issue, each fully searchable by keywords.
Visit: National Geographic Virtual Library to access a free trial of this amazing resource!
To learn more or make a gift, please contact Anna Wheatley at 509-335-6205 or email@example.com or donate online:
Class of 1953 at 53classgift.wsu.edu
Class of 1963 at 63classgift.wsu.edu
Thank you Washington State University Diamond and Golden Grads!
2013 LandEscapes Release Party!
When? Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00 pm
Where? Terrell Atrium
What? Live music and food, free copies of the 2013 LandEscapes edition!
This is a "dress to impress" event - so put your swag on and join us to recognize fellow Cougars who have worked so hard to produce WSU's own literary and arts journal. We will be recognizing our 2012-2013 LandEscape teams and contibutors AND announcing the new 2013-2014 editor in chief!
"LandEscapes Literary and Arts Journal is an annual publication that focuses on the creative talent of WSU undergraduate students. We publish all manner of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, animation, music, graphic novels, screenplays, and any other original work."
April is National Poetry Month!
Check out the upcoming events at the Holland and Terrell Libraries:
National Poem in Your Pocket Day
- Thursday, April 18th is National Poem in Your Pocket Day – Take a few minutes away from your daily stress and come over to the Holland and Terrell Libraries to celebrate. You can browse the poetry collection in the Ruth Slonim Poetry Corner, read about a poet, write your own poem, or grab a poem to go. Remember: Keep a poem in your pocket / and a picture in your head / and you'll never be lonely / at night when you're in bed!
Spine Poetry Day
- Wednesday, April 24th is Spine Poetry Day – create your own poem using book titles from the spine of a stack of books. Find some examples at http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/bookspinepoetry . Once you’ve got your poem just right, post it on the WSU Libraries' Facebook page AND send a photo to Lorena O’English at firstname.lastname@example.org the pictures will be posted in the Terrell Library.
DaDa Poetry Day
- Monday, April 29th is DaDa Poetry Day – create your own poem out of a reassembled newspaper article. Learn how at http://mama.indstate.edu/users/dada/howto.html . Make your own or pick up a packet at the Terrell Library on the 29th . Once your poem is composed, post it on Facebook, etc. -- and if you send a copy to Lorena at email@example.com the pictures will be posted in the Terrell Library.
Please join us this coming Friday for the final Atrium Concert series of the Spring 2013 semester!
Sarah Cosano, saxophonist, will be performing from 12:15 to 1:00 pm!
"The National Park Service Nez Perce Historic Images Collection: A Dynamic Photographic Legacy of the Nimiipuu"
Location: Manuscripts and Archive & Special Collections (MASC) - Ground Floor Terrell Library
Please visit our exhibit featuring photos preserved by the park service and digitally hosted by WSU Libraries. Some artifacts on loan from the Nez Perce National Historical Park are also part of the display. This exhibit is curated by the the graduate students of Robert McCoy's HIST 529: Interpreting History through Material Culture, where they learn to present and interpret historical artifacts for a public audience.
The display will be available into September of this 2013.