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James Blue Archive to Permanently Reside at UO Libraries

James Blue Archive to Permanently Reside at UO Libraries

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SCUA receives papers, photographs, and films of award-winning documentary filmmaker

The University of Oregon Libraries is pleased to announce that the personal papers and collected production materials of renowned filmmaker and UO alumnus James Blue (BA 53) have found a permanent home in the Special Collections & University Archives.

Our Daily Bread: Women's Stories of Food and Resistance

Our Daily Bread: Women's Stories of Food and Resistance

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4th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

April - June, 2015

April 22, 2015 - June 2015
Knight Library, main lobby display cases

In conjunction with the fourth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, the UO Libraries is exhibiting archival items documenting the career of keynote author Diana Abu-Jaber.

The symposium will be held Thursday May 7, 2015, through Saturday May 9, 2015. Free public events are scheduled for the University of Oregon campus and the downtown Eugene Public Library (10th& Olive).

Daniel James Brown Reading and Book Signing

Daniel James Brown Reading and Book Signing

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Author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, The Boys in the Boat

Thursday, April 16 - 8:00 p.m. - EMU Ballroom

Tickets available at the EMU Box Office
phone orders: (541) 346-4363 / online orders: tickets.uoregon.edu/event

Student Tickets: FREE (limited quantities)
General Admission: $12
Proceeds to benefit UO Rowing Club

2015 Digital Wallpaper Design Competition

2015 Digital Wallpaper Design Competition

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Open to all students - $250 Prize - See your design on 700+ computers throughout UO Libraries

Deadline: Monday, May 4, 5:00 p.m.

The UO Libraries is pleased to announce our annual contest to design new digital wallpaper for the library's workstations.

The winning design will be used on more than 700 computers throughout the libraries. The creator of the winning design will receive a $250 prize. The digital design contest is open to all current UO students.

Deadline for submissions is Monday, May 4, 2015, 5:00 pm. Multiple entries per student may be submitted.

Information Revolution - Evolution - Devolution

Information Revolution - Evolution - Devolution

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March, 2015 - November, 2015

John E. Jaqua Law Library
William W. Knight Law Center (1515 Agate Street), 2nd floor
March 2015 - November 2015

Canvas is LIVE and available for Spring 2015 Courses!

Canvas is LIVE and available for Spring 2015 Courses!

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Log in - Learn more:  canvas.uoregon.edu

The Canvas migration is underway! This spring, many courses at the University of Oregon will be taught in Canvas. By Fall 2015, all courses will be migrated to Canvas. We encourage you to log in now and begin learning about Canvas, the UO's new learning management system (LMS).

Introducing LibCal

Introducing LibCal

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UO Libraries' New Room Reservation System

Click here to reserve a room now: http://library.uoregon.edu/study/reserve

Beginning Spring Term 2015, LibCal replaces 25Live as the UO Libraries' room reservation system.

LibCal offers a number of service and usability upgrades:

Teaching with Wikipedia

Teaching with Wikipedia

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A presentation by LiAnna Davis, Director of Programs - Wiki Education Foundation

Thursday, March 19, 9:00 a.m. - Knight Library Browsing Room

You already know students are reading Wikipedia — why not have them write Wikipedia?

LiAnna Davis, the Wiki Education Foundation's Director of Programs, will present on the topic of teaching with Wikipedia. Wikipedia assignments connect your course to the world outside of the classroom. By writing for Wikipedia, students practice fact-based writing, research, collaboration, and critical thinking. All the while, they’ll be making a meaningful contribution to a free knowledge resource used by millions of people around the world.

Edible Book Festival 2015

Edible Book Festival 2015

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A Celebration of Culinary Creativity in the Knight Library Browsing Room

Wednesday, April 1, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room

There’ll be a delectable selection on display in Knight Library’s Browsing Room when the University of Oregon Libraries Edible Book Festival returns on Wednesday, April 1.

This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is invited to enter their book-themed culinary creations by bringing them to the Browsing Room between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The rules are simple: Entries should be made from consumable components and reflect the concept of “the book” through the use of text, form, or literary inspiration.

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