Text a Call Number for a WSU Libraries Book to Your Mobile
Posted: January 15, 2016 -- letizia
Want a book’s call number sent directly to your mobile phone? Use Washington State University Libraries’ new text-a-call-number service, available through the Search It online search tool.
“The service makes it easier for students and librarians to find resources more quickly and efficiently,” said instruction librarian Holly Luetkenhaus.
Job opening @WSU Libraries (Pullman): Program Coordinator
Posted: January 11, 2016 -- ray.henry
Washington State University Libraries, Pullman
The primary responsibility of this position is to assist the Libraries’ Development Director in fundraising operations. Duties include: coordinating annual fundraising plans, managing records, processing donor checks and gift transmittal forms, organizing and assisting in the implementation and evaluation of special events. Occasional non-traditional hours, which may include evenings and weekends. Full-time, 12-month.
Redesigned Research Exchange Opens Access to Scholarship
Posted: January 7, 2016 -- letizia
Federal agencies were told in 2013 to ensure public access to federally funded research through national repositories. WSU researchers receiving federal funding have a ready and local tool for making their work accessible: the Research Exchange at WSU Libraries.
CDSC: Help to Expand Your Digital Horizons
Posted: December 23, 2015 -- letizia
Repository Increases Access to Public-Domain Collections
Posted: December 21, 2015 -- letizia
WSU Libraries has joined HathiTrust Digital Library, a partnership of major academic and research libraries working to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form.
Membership potentially triples the size of WSU Libraries’ collections, said Dean Jay Starratt. The material available “provides a rich resource for researchers interested in computational access to the corpus of public domain works,” Starratt said.
Nov. 18: Exhibit Opens about 12-year-old Sheriff Killer
Posted: November 17, 2015 -- letizia
How would Herbert Niccolls, the 12-year-old who shot and killed Asotin County’s sheriff in 1931, have fared in today’s criminal justice system? A new exhibit at WSU Libraries will prompt this and other questions related to the treatment of juvenile offenders past and present.
WSU Spokane Selects New Library Director
Posted: November 17, 2015 -- letizia
Jonathan Potter is the new director of the library at WSU Spokane, replacing Bob Pringle who retired on July 1 after 35 years at WSU.
Potter was located in the WSU Spokane library but worked for Eastern Washington University, which shares the campus and library, and was appointed interim director after Pringle left.
CDSC Wins Grant for Online Native American Collection Platform
Posted: November 9, 2015 -- letizia
WSU researchers have received a $69,500 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation—the first from the foundation to WSU—to support planning of a shared online platform for the curation, management and preservation of Native American library and archive collections.
Cut Bats Some Slack; Build Them a Home for Halloween
Posted: October 29, 2015 -- letizia
No soundtrack to Halloween would be complete without the flapping wings and piercing squeaks of bats. They are the maligned creatures of the night this time of year and also part of the holiday decorating tsunami – as in uber-icky spongey blobs hanging off fishing line on front porches.
Asia Program Lecture on Traditional Korean Culture through Leynse Collection Set for Oct. 27
Posted: October 22, 2015 -- letizia
Cheryl Gunselman, manuscripts librarian with Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections, and Ji Young Kim, a WSU graduate student in anthropology, will jointly present a program called "'Out There, A Lone Island’ – Exploring Images for Traditional Korean Culture through Film from the Leynse Collection" at 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Todd Hall.