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Jennifer O'Neal Wins Diversity Award

Jennifer O'Neal Wins Diversity Award

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Jennifer O’Neal, Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist at the University of Oregon Libraries, has been named a recipient of the Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) 2014 Diversity Award. The SAA is North America’s oldest and largest national archival professional association.

O’Neal was recognized for her contributions for activities promoting diversity, particularly in relation to American Indian and other indigenous groups both at the University of Oregon and at the SAA.

Website Redesign Offers Improved Search Functions and Much More

Website Redesign Offers Improved Search Functions and Much More

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A redesign of the UO Libraries website launched June 20, 2014, offers many improvements, including:

Oakland University Dean Named to Lead UO Libraries

Oakland University Dean Named to Lead UO Libraries

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Adriene Lim, dean of libraries at Oakland University in Michigan, has been named the new dean of libraries at the UO.

Provost Scott Coltrane announced the appointment Friday, May 30. Lim, who will hold the endowed Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries chair, takes the place of retired dean Deborah Carver. Lim will start at the university July 28, 2014.

Carver Closes the Book on Her Exceptional Career

Carver Closes the Book on Her Exceptional Career

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Deborah Carver is closing the book on her outstanding career after more than 23 years at the University of Oregon Libraries. Carver, the Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries, retired at the end of April.

At her retirement celebration on April 21, representatives from across campus, including Provost Scott Coltrane, former Provost Lorraine Davis and members of the UO Libraries faculty, honored Carver’s service and wished her the best in her future endeavors.

Library Launches UO LibrarySearch, New Search and Discovery Tool

Library Launches UO LibrarySearch, New Search and Discovery Tool

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The UO Libraries has introduced a powerful new library search and discovery tool--UO LibrarySearch--with a simple, intuitive interface that will allow users to quickly find both print and electronic materials, including journal articles, held by UO Libraries and our Summit library partners.

Elevator Outage Impacts Fourth Floor Access in Knight Library 7/14-9/26

Elevator Outage Impacts Fourth Floor Access in Knight Library 7/14-9/26

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Elevator access to the fourth floor of Knight Library will be unavailable from July 14 to September 26 while elevator #4 is being upgraded.

If you need access to materials on the fourth floor during this time, please use the spiral staircase toward the south end of Knight Library between the Computer Help desk and the Microforms desk, or ask at the Checkout and Reserves desk for assistance. We will happily retrieve items from the fourth floor for you.

Thanks for your patience during the upgrade!

 

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