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Top 5 Myths About Canvas . . . Debunked

Top 5 Myths About Canvas . . . Debunked

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The truth will set you free! (Or at least, set you on the path to worry-free course publication.)

Myth #5:
I'll lose all my content from past-term courses when Blackboard goes offline in fall 2015.
 
Fact:

Early Music Manuscripts: Works of Art and Historical Artifacts

Early Music Manuscripts: Works of Art and Historical Artifacts

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June 18-September 18, 2015
Knight Library, 3rd floor
Music Services area
 
During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the construction of a book of music was a laborious process which involved many steps and numerous skilled craftsmen. Each book was scribed by hand, resulting in a unique piece of work, characteristic of its purpose and its origin, and every region had its own distinctive styles of text script and musical notation.

Science Library to Remain Open during Summer 2015 Construction

Science Library to Remain Open during Summer 2015 Construction

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Front entrance closed--alternate routes suggested.

Construction is underway on the Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library!
 
All summer we will be repairing and reinforcing the concrete of the plaza. The entire area will be fenced off, restricting access to the front entrance to Onyx Bridge (the side facing 13th Avenue).
 

Oregon's Latino/a History

Oregon's Latino/a History

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Exhibit in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room

June-August, 2015

Mounted in conjunction with the University of Oregon's 3rd biennial Latino Roots Celebration, this exhibit presents original materials pulled from several SCUA manuscript collections, including the PCUN Records (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste--Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United--Oregon's farmworkers union and largest Latino organization in the state), the John Little Papers, the Jefferson Center for Education and Research Records, and the UO student records of MEChA, "Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztala

History and Heroes

History and Heroes

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Selected Works of James Daugherty

April 15 - July 10, 2015
Special Collections and University Archives
Knight Library, second floor

Winner Announced! UO Libraries' 2015 Digital Wallpaper Design Competition

Winner Announced! UO Libraries' 2015 Digital Wallpaper Design Competition

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The UO Libraries is pleased to announce the winner of our annual contest to design new digital wallpaper for the library's workstations and internet kiosks.
 
Ali Garrett, a junior majoring in digital arts, created the winning design that will be used on more than 700 computers throughout the libraries in the upcoming academic year.  She received a $250 prize and a certificate of recognition.
 
Open to all current UO students, the annual digital wallpaper design competition continues to increase in popularity.

3rd Biennial Latino Roots Celebration

3rd Biennial Latino Roots Celebration

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Thursday, June 4, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room

Pet a Dog!

Pet a Dog!

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Relieve stress and make a new friend.

Wed, June 3, 3-4 p.m. / Thur, June 4, 3-4 p.m. / Fri, June 5, 11 a.m. - 12 noon and 3-4 p.m.

Feeling stressed out studying for all your finals? Help is on the way! The UO Libraries invites you to come pet a dog.

Wednesday, June 3, 3-4pm *at Global Scholars Hall Room 103*
Thursday, June 4, 3-4pm *at Earl Hall*
Friday, June 5, 11am-12noon and 3-4pm *at Global Scholars Hall Room 103*

2014 Undergraduate Research Award Winners Announced

2014 Undergraduate Research Award Winners Announced

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UO Libraries honors six students for outstanding scholarly achievement

Six University of Oregon students who authored outstanding research papers and theses during the 2014 calendar year have been named winners in the university's Undergraduate Research Awards competition.
 
Sponsored by the University of Oregon Libraries, the annual program honors UO students who produce exceptional original research and scholarship using resources available through the Libraries.
 
A reception honoring the recipients was held in the Knight Library Browsing Room on Friday, May 15, 2015.
 

Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji (富嶽三十六景)

Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji (富嶽三十六景)

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Classic woodblock prints by Hokusai

May-June 2015
Architecture & Allied Arts Library
 
In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Architecture & Allied Arts Library is exhibiting selections from the classic woodblock series, Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai.  The prints on display are from a rare portfolio which reproduces the 1823-33 original set, acquired for the A&AA Library through the Maude Kerns Bequest.
 

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