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John Russell Wins Library’s Solari Recognition Award

John Russell Wins Library’s Solari Recognition Award

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John Russell, scholarly communications librarian at the UO Libraries, is the recipient of the 2013-2014 Mary and Corrigan Solari Faculty Fellowship Recognition Award. Russell received the award for his national contributions to the digital scholarship community and his contribution to the modes of dissemination for anthropological scholarship.

Talk & Library Exhibit on Political Cartoons Celebrates Wayne Morse Legacy

Talk & Library Exhibit on Political Cartoons Celebrates Wayne Morse Legacy

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Tuesday, September 30, 5 p.m

Jack Ohman, who is editorial cartoonist for the Sacramento Bee and formerly held the same position at the Oregonian, will give a talk entitled “Line of Fire: Cartooning’s Political Impact,” at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, in Gerlinger Lounge on the UO campus. The event is free and open to the public.

"Carl Heilborn: Designs for Film" on Display in A&AA Library

"Carl Heilborn: Designs for Film" on Display in A&AA Library

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Original watercolors for movie sets by Carl Heilborn are on exhibit in the University of Oregon’s Architecture & Allied Arts Library until fall term 2014. From 1935 to 1950, Heilborn, who studied art and architecture at the University of Oregon, worked as a set designer for Universal Studios and 20th Century Fox.  The exhibit features Heilborn's designs for the films In Old Chicago, White Hunter, and One Way Street.  These works are in the collections of the Architecture and Allied Arts Library.

Aerial Photography Exhibit in Knight Library Offers Bird’s-Eye View of Northwest Locations

Aerial Photography Exhibit in Knight Library Offers Bird’s-Eye View of Northwest Locations

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An exhibit entitled “Oregon Aerial Photography” is now on display in Knight Library. Curated by Nik Ligett, map and aerial photography technician at the UO Libraries, the exhibit showcases the Aerial Photograph Collection, one of gems in the library’s holdings, and provides dozens of examples of how aerial photography serves as a critical resource for researchers and others in science, business, environmental studies, and many other disciplines.

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:

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