Laptops Can Now be Checked Out for Study Outside WSU Libraries
Posted: October 19, 2015 -- letizia
Holland, Terrell and Owen Libraries have changed their checkout policy for laptops to give patrons more flexibility. Patrons can now take checked-out laptops outside of the library buildings. Four-hour checkout times will remain the same.
For more information, contact Holland and Terrell staff at 335-9672 or Owen staff at 335-2672.
Oct. 23 Talk to Highlight Decolonizing Archives and Collaborative Research with Native American Communities
Posted: October 15, 2015 -- letizia
Jennifer O’Neal, university historian and archivist at the University of Oregon Libraries, will present a talk at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, on engaging students in decolonizing research to achieve reciprocity and reconciliation with source communities. The discussion will take place in Avery Hall’s Bundy Reading Room.
O’Neal will highlight UO’s Northern Paiute History Project, a formal collaboration between the university’s Robert D. Clark Honors College and the Northern Paiute communities of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs and the Burns Paiute Tribe.
Through December: Animal Health Library Showcases Wild, Wooly Photos
Posted: October 14, 2015 -- letizia
A winter-wooly bison, a lonely cheetah and more wildlife photographs by fourth-year veterinary student Kristen Lucibello are on display through December at the Animal Health Library, Wegner Hall 170.
The twice-yearly Art in the Library exhibit features animal-themed works, typically from artists with a connection to the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, visit http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/news/art.
Oct. 19-25: First-Person Exhibit Celebrates Open Access Week at WSU
Posted: October 13, 2015 -- letizia
Stories about historic preservation, biofuels research and special education are among those that will be shared by faculty in a month-long exhibit celebrating open access that will open Oct. 19 at WSU.
During Open Access Week and for three weeks after, WSU Libraries will run an exhibit in the Terrell Library atrium display case featuring stories from current and former WSU researchers discussing why they choose open access, either by participating in WSU's institutional repository—called Research Exchange—or publishing through other open access avenues.
SciFinder Scholar Training - Friday, October 16
Posted: October 6, 2015 -- ray.henry
Open to all WSU Faculty, Staff, and Students
Friday, October 16
10 – 11:30am
Learn to access substance information
Chemical structures, chemical names, the CAS Registry, experimental and predicted properties and regulatory information
Book Drive to Benefit Prison Inmates Starts Oct. 5
Posted: September 28, 2015 -- letizia
‘Book a Librarian’ Service Matches Students with Individualized Research Help
Posted: September 23, 2015 -- letizia
WSU freshmen and sophomores who need help with their 100- and 200-level class projects and papers can book their own librarian to figure out a research strategy going in.
To schedule a one-on-one meeting, visit http://libraries.wsu.edu/Book-A-Librarian. Meetings must be made 24 hours in advance. Students receive an email confirmation with the librarian’s name for the date and time requested, then meet at the Terrell Library reference desk. Sessions may last about 45 minutes or less, depending on the student’s need.
Exhibit, Book Drive Highlight Prison Literacy Programs
Posted: September 21, 2015 -- letizia
More than 30 programs work to provide free books to people incarcerated around the country, improving literacy in prisons and bolstering poorly funded prison libraries. An exhibit opening this week in the Washington State University Terrell Library atrium explores the history and role of these programs.
New High-Tech Lab Available in Holland Library
Posted: September 4, 2015 -- letizia
WSU students will have access to state-of-the-art computing equipment, virtual-reality technology and on-the-fly video training with the soft launch of the Dimensions Lab in Holland Library on Sept. 8.
The lab, located on the first floor next to the microforms area, offers eight Windows and four Macintosh computers, large monitors and Adobe Creative Suite 6. Two Oculus Rift virtual-reality head-mounted display headsets and a Lynda.com kiosk for online video tutorials will be added soon.
New Addition to Database of U.S. Congressional Documents Available
Posted: September 1, 2015 -- letizia
Students and scholars of the U.S. Congress can access historical House and Senate reports and documents through a WSU Libraries’ database.
The libraries recently purchased the final segment (1980-94) of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, the printed record of the U.S. House and Senate begun in 1817. The set and another database, American State Papers, a repository of documents from before 1817, can be accessed by WSU-affiliated users in the list of article databases at http://libraries.wsu.edu/find-articles.