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

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

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

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.

Faculty members whose students have produced high-quality research papers or projects using library resources are encouraged to nominate students they believe warrant consideration for an award.

Awards are given in two categories:

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due May 16 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due May 16 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Deadline Extended!

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.
 

Help Improve the Libraries! Take the LibQUAL+® Online Survey

Help Improve the Libraries! Take the LibQUAL+® Online Survey

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Your opinion matters!

As we plan for the future of our libraries, it is important that we understand your perceptions and expectations so that we can provide the services you need.

Help shape future library services by participating in a very important electronic survey. Sample responses indicate it takes only 5-7 minutes to complete the form.

Take the LibQUAL+ survey now at:  https://www.libqual.org/survey/RWSLD262BTM86X8HRA

Spring UO Insight Seminars Explore Multiple Cultures

Spring UO Insight Seminars Explore Multiple Cultures

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The schedule has been set for the popular UO Insight Seminars for spring term, 2014. Spring term also features two free public lectures that introduce material covered in more depth in the full seminars. All sessions are held in Knight Library's Browsing Room unless otherwise noted.

The schedule is below. To learn more about the individual seminars and to register, visit the Insight Seminars page.

In the Workshop of the Mind: The Role of Amanuenses in Early Modern Europe

In the Workshop of the Mind: The Role of Amanuenses in Early Modern Europe

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Thursday, May 15, 4:00 p.m.

The Oregon Rare Books Initiative (ORBI) seeks to publicize the UO Libraries’ wonderful early print and manuscript collections, most of which are housed in Special Collections and University Archives in Knight Library. The series of talks covering some of the collections is meant to encourage the use of rare books and manuscripts in the classroom and stimulate an intellectual community gathered around the history of the book.

The ORBI schedule of talks for the remainder of the year is as follows.

Symposium on Archives and Human Rights Set for Oct. 24

Symposium on Archives and Human Rights Set for Oct. 24

archive symposium imageInternationally known speakers and panelists will be on hand for a symposium on archives and human rights on Thursday, Oct. 24, on the University of Oregon campus. “From Silence to Memory: Archives and Human Rights in Guatemala and Beyond” will also offer a screening of a recent documentary film on human rights in Guatemala.

UO Releases Book and Documentary Film on Human Rights in Guatemala

UO Releases Book and Documentary Film on Human Rights in Guatemala

The University of Oregon is pleased to announce the release of a book translation and documentary film that highlight efforts by Guatemalans to overcome decades of silence and impunity over human rights abuses guatemalan archives book covercommitted during the war that ravaged that country between 1960 and 1996.

Music and Literary Legacy of Harry S. Stamper Jr. Celebrated Sat., August 10

Music and Literary Legacy of Harry S. Stamper Jr. Celebrated Sat., August 10

Harry S. Stamper Jr.A celebration of the musical and literary legacy of acclaimed songwriter, folksinger, longshoreman, and community and labor activist Harry S. Stamper Jr. will be held Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., at the Wesley Center, 1236 Kincaid St., Eugene.

The event will feature

Margaret Bean Receives UO Libraries' Solari Incentive Award

Margaret Bean Receives UO Libraries' Solari Incentive Award

Margaret Bean

Margaret Bean, head of the Science Library, has received a 2013 Solari Incentive Award for her proposal to establish a Science Boot Camp for librarians in the region.

Elizabeth Peterson Is UO Libraries' 2013 Solari Recognition Award Winner

Elizabeth Peterson Is UO Libraries' 2013 Solari Recognition Award Winner

Elizabeth PetersonElizabeth Peterson, humanities/literature librarian, who is also a subject specialist for cinema studies, has been named the recipient of the library's 2013 Solari Recognition Award.

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