News and Events at the WSU Libraries


  • Updated: 05/31/2018 - 13:48
    WSU student holds up an obituary clipping.

    Obituaries, especially ones from the early 1900s, have much to teach the living. WSU senior Liz Cairns knows because she scans newspaper obituaries from those decades for the Kimble Northwest History Database.

  • Updated: 05/16/2018 - 12:09
    WSU clinical assistant professor of English Leah Benedict

    Leah Benedict will receive the 2018 WSU Libraries’ Excellence Award during a 10 a.m. reception Wednesday, May 16, in the Terrell Library Atrium.

  • Updated: 05/11/2018 - 15:44

    WSU and University of Idaho are co-hosting the inaugural Palouse Digital Scholarship Symposium through May 18 on both campuses. It is sponsored by WSU’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation and UI’s Center for Digital Inquiry and Learning.

  • Updated: 05/04/2018 - 13:58

    WSU Libraries will be transitioning from the Kanopy streaming video patron-driven purchasing program to a mediated purchasing model. The change will not apply to the WSU Vancouver campus.

  • Updated: 04/20/2018 - 11:16
    Abraham Lincoln, photo by Alexander Gardner from Lincoln’s last formal sitting. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

    The manuscript from Honest Abe wasn’t so honest. It took more than 60 years for the staff of Washington State University’s Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections to learn that the document was a forgery.

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