Libraries Honor Golden and Diamond Grads

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

Thursday, April 25th: Reception, Tours, and Music for Golden and Diamond Grads!




April Reference Items!

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- eacarlson

April is National Poetry Month! Did you know that the WSU Libraries have a wide selection of poetry - poems to help celebrate spring, poems that wail and cry, poems that make you laugh, poems that make you think! We hope you'll check out some poetry during the month of April. And, if you're looking for some inspiration or ideas of what poetry and poems to read, our April Reference Items of the Month may help you out.



The Libraries @ Academic Showcase 2013

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

Last week a number the WSU Librarians participated in the annual Academic Showcase.

Exhibitors included Lihong Zhu, Kay Vyhnanek, Al Cornish, Vicki Croft, Marilyn Von Seggern, Corey Johnson, Erica Nicol, Linda Crook, and others.

Below is a compilation of some of the posters put on display by Library staff and faculty this year.

Great job, Cougars!!!


Academic Showcase posters



The Libraries Celebrate Student Workers!

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

The WSU Libraries would like to thank all of our wonderful student workers during National Student Employment Week, April 8 - 12.  Each of our students will receive a letter of thank you for their service as well as a coupon for $1 ice cream scoops from Ferdinand's!

Thank you, students, and enjoy your ice cream!




Library Hours Extended

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- ray.henry

WSU students will have a new study tool available to them for the first time – round-the-clock access to university libraries during the last two weeks of the semester.

“After discussion with student leaders and examination of gate count data from last year, we decided to keep the Holland and Terrell libraries open 24/7 during dead and finals weeks,” said Beth Blakesley, associate dean of libraries.

The libraries opened at noon Saturday, Dec. 1, and will remain open through 9:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13.




Reference Item of the Month for March!

Posted: March 5, 2013 -- eacarlson

Have a look at March's Reference Item of the Month, the Encyclopedia of Gender and Society. To learn more about this great resource, or about past reference items of the month, check out our website!



Bibliographic Management with EndNote Classes

Posted: February 25, 2013 -- scales

Classes are scheduled for EndNote and EndNote Web instruction.  EndNote enables researchers to manage, organize and integrate bibliographic research and ultimately format documents for publication.  The "Beginner's Class" introduces the basics of using EndNote and EndNote Web.  The 2nd class, "Cite While You Write," will show you how to format documents - both in-text and bibliographic citations into your documents and troubleshoot commonly encountered issues.

Pullman classes, conducted in Terrell 105 classroom:

Beginners Class - Tuesday, March 26th from 10 to 12.



February Reference Item of the Month!

Posted: February 11, 2013 -- eacarlson

Check out the amazing and comprehensive African American National Biography and get a better sense of the breadth and depth of the Aftican American experience! For more information about this reference work, or for past highlighted reference items, please have a look at our website!



Black History Month Film Series

Posted: February 6, 2013 -- robert.waite

Each Thursday at 12 noon during the month of February we will be showing one episode from the documentary series For Love of Liberty: the story of America's Black Patriots in the African American Students Center.

The attached flyer contains more information and you can read more about the film here:



Elsevier Database Sessions

Posted: January 14, 2013 -- beckerg

On Wednesday, January 23rd, Representatives from Elsevier ScienceDirect will be on the WSU Pullman campus hosting information sessions about the Scopus database.

Scopus, one of the largest citation and abstract finding tools contains more than 19,000 titles from 5,000+ publishers and is international in scope. Join us at the library to find out how you can: