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Community Conversations Events Set for This Spring

Community Conversations Events Set for This Spring

Community Conversations, produced by UO Housing and cosponsored by the UO Libraries, is the flagship living-learning series within the residential curriculum of University Housing. The series offers a unique forum for exploring a diversity of academic, political, and popular culture topics.

Libraries’ Runquist Murals Get Fresh Look

Libraries’ Runquist Murals Get Fresh Look

UO Grad Student Brittney Maruska

Two sprawling murals that have been with UO Libraries since its opening in 1937 are getting a second look.

The Digital Scholarship Center and UO Libraries have launched an art project on murals by Oregon artists Albert and Arthur Runquist that depict figures and ideas about race and ethnicity that some may no longer find acceptable.

Library Website Down Wednesday., March 27, 7-10 p.m.

Library Website Down Wednesday., March 27, 7-10 p.m.

Upgrades and maintenance to servers at the UO Libraries will cause the library website (library.uoregon.edu)  to be unavailable on Wednesday, March 27, from 7-10 p.m.

sorry for the inconvenience

Library Hosts Talk during Morris Graves Celebration, Apr. 5-6

Library Hosts Talk during Morris Graves Celebration, Apr. 5-6

morris graves selected letters coverOn Saturday, April 6, the UO Libraries will host a talk by Robert Yarber, executive director of the Morris Graves Foundation, entitled “Morris Graves: The Man, the Myth, the Mystery” from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room.

No Foolin’—UO Libraries Hosts Edible Book Festival April 1

No Foolin’—UO Libraries Hosts Edible Book Festival April 1

There’ll be a delectable selection of books on display in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on April 1, 2013, when the University of Oregon Libraries hosts an Edible Book Festival from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Everyone is invited to enter their bookish creations by bringing them to the Browsing Room for set-up at 10:30 a.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.

Entries will be judged in the following categories:

Richard Katz to Look at Future of Higher Ed in April 16 Library Dean's Lecture

Richard Katz to Look at Future of Higher Ed in April 16 Library Dean's Lecture

On Tuesday, April 16, Richard Katz, author and editor of seven books and more than 80 articles and monographs on management and technology topics, will present a talk entitled "Higher Education at the Inflection Point: Toward edu@2025" in Knight Library's Browsing Room at 3 p.m. The talk is part of the Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries Distinguished Speaker Series and is free and open to the public.

Discover Music Sale and Music Services Intro Set for April 3-4

Discover Music Sale and Music Services Intro Set for April 3-4

VinylOn Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the UO Libraries will host a Discover Music Sale and Music Services Intro in Knight Library’s Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus.
 

Science Library Extends Hours During Dead and Finals Week

Science Library Extends Hours During Dead and Finals Week

science libraryThe Science Library will remain open a couple of extra hours each evening Tuesday-Thursday, March 12-14, during Dead Week and Sunday-Thursday, March 17-21, during Finals Week to provide space for those needing extra time to complete coursework and study.

John Wilkin to Speak on Crowdsourcing the Public Domain, April 1

John Wilkin to Speak on Crowdsourcing the Public Domain, April 1

john wilkinJohn Wilkin is well known in research university circles and is often quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. He will visit the UO campus on April 1 to give a talk entitled “Crowdsourcing the Public Domain.”

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