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OUR Journal Stages Cover Art Contest for Next Issue

OUR Journal Stages Cover Art Contest for Next Issue

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The editors of the Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal seek artwork for the cover of an upcoming issue of the publication.

The submission deadline for cover art is Monday, November 3, 2014. Send your original images with a short statement (about 250 words) describing your work to ourj@uoregon.edu.

Examples of past cover art contest winners are at ourj.uoregon.edu/archive/.

UO Libraries’ Fundraising Effort Part of $2 Billion University Campaign

UO Libraries’ Fundraising Effort Part of $2 Billion University Campaign

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Global Scholars Hall Library Commons

As part of the University of Oregon’s recently announced comprehensive capital campaign, the UO Libraries endeavors to raise $36 million to support its mission of enriching learning, facilitating research, and promoting access to scholarly resources across all media.
According to Dean of Libraries Adriene Lim, the campaign is of vital importance to advancing the library’s long-term vision of excellence.

Oregon Folklife Network Exhibit Displays Prisoner-Created Folkart

Oregon Folklife Network Exhibit Displays Prisoner-Created Folkart

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An exhibit entitled “Hooks, Yarns & Bars” mounted by the Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) is now on display in Knight Library. The exhibit showcases items crocheted by a group of incarcerated men at the Oregon State Correctional Institute. The group formed a crochet club call Crocheting 4 Community and produces toys, hats, scarves, and blankets that are subsequently donated to nonprofit and charitable causes.

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Fall 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Fall 2014

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Last years URA winners, Kimberly Lerner, Natalie Brezack, Kyle Swartzlender, Amber Bryan, and Gabriel Sanchez. Not pictured, Lindsay Thane.

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO students who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Students can earn up to $1,500 for their award-winning papers, projects, and theses.

Awards are given in two categories:

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due Jan. 23, 2015, for Projects Completed in Fall 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due Jan. 23, 2015, for Projects Completed in Fall 2014

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Last years URA winners, Kimberly Lerner, Natalie Brezack, Kyle Swartzlender, Amber Bryan, and Gabriel Sanchez. Not pictured, Lindsay Thane.

Deadline: January 23 for Fall 2014 Papers

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services. The amount of the awards typically ranges from $1,000 to $1,500.

Awards are given in two categories:

Architecture and Allied Arts Library Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Architecture and Allied Arts Library Celebrates 100 Years of Service

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Friday, October 17, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

The Architecture and Allied Arts Library will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts (A&AA) with an open house on Friday, October 17, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Located in Lawrence Hall, the A&AA Library has been part of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts since its inception.

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Mythology

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Mythology

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So-called “Zeus of Otricoli.” Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from the 4th century.

Saturdays, November 1, 8, 13, 22, 9:30 a.m.-noon

The UO Libraries' UO Insight Seminar series continues this fall with an offering that explores the mythology of several different cultures. UO Insight Seminars are noncredit and ungraded, and are intended for those who wish to continue college-level reading and study in a more casual learning environment.

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sun.-Fri.

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sun.-Fri.

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For the rest of fall term, Knight Library will open Sundays at 9 a.m., and remain open around the clock until 7 p.m. on Fridays. Around-the-clock hours will end Friday, December 12, the end of fall term. Around-the-clock hours will go into effect again starting with the third week of classes in both winter and spring terms.

Knight Library Now Home to InTRO, New Technology Referral Service for Faculty

Knight Library Now Home to InTRO, New Technology Referral Service for Faculty

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A new program designed to give UO faculty and graduate students easier access to instructional technology resources has opened in Knight Library. The Instructional Technology Referral Office (InTRO) is a first-stop resource designed to facilitate faculty implementation of educational technology. It is located in Room 147A of Knight Library.

LibrarySearch Training Sessions Scheduled

LibrarySearch Training Sessions Scheduled

If you have questions about using the library’s new LibrarySearch discovery system or are interested in how you can use it to find, filter, and deliver results for books, articles, and other media, this hour-long training workshop is for you.

The sessions will be held in Knight Library Room 144 (Edminston classroom).

Thursday, October 9, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

For more information, visit http://library.uoregon.edu/node/4444.

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