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Planned Obsolescence in Academic Publishing Is Topic of Nov. 7 Talk

Planned Obsolescence in Academic Publishing Is Topic of Nov. 7 Talk

Kathleen FitzpatrickKathleen Fitzpatrick, director of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association, will speak on “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy” in Knight Library’s Browsing Room, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Russian Band White Fort to Play at EMU on Thurs. Oct. 11

Russian Band White Fort to Play at EMU on Thurs. Oct. 11

White FortThe Russian duo White Fort, a band that plays a hybrid of rock, folk, and classical music, will perform at 4 p.m. on the EMU's East Lawn on Thursday, October 11. In case of rain, they will perform in the Ben Linder Forum.

Oct. 25 Symposium Celebrates Women’s Suffrage Centennial

Oct. 25 Symposium Celebrates Women’s Suffrage Centennial

“From Suffrage to Citizenship: Empowering Oregon Women in the Twentieth Century and Beyond”, a symposium celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage, is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on the UO campus. The event is free and open to the public.

First Screenings in Cinema Studies’ FILM on FILM Series to take place Oct. 12 and 13

First Screenings in Cinema Studies’ FILM on FILM Series to take place Oct. 12 and 13

UO students, faculty, and staff are invited to the first events in Cinema Studies’ FILM on FILM series. The screenings will feature Ed's Coed, the first full-length motion picture made by UO students and filmed in 1929.

Prof. of Trumpet to Speak Oct. 10 on Composing Music for Media

Prof. of Trumpet to Speak Oct. 10 on Composing Music for Media

UO Associate Professor of Trumpet Brian McWhorter will give an informal talk on Composing Music for Media in Knight Library’s Collaboration Room 122 on Wednesday, October 10, from 4 – 5 pm. This is a unique opportunity to learn what it takes to make a living composing and making music for media. McWhorter is a prominent musician with degrees in trumpet performance from UO and The Julliard School. He has contributed to over 25 musical albums, and he has recorded music for a variety of films, television, and radio broadcasts.

Student Blackboard Orientation on Tap Wed., Oct. 3, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Student Blackboard Orientation on Tap Wed., Oct. 3, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

blackboard logoIf you're a UO student who want to use Blackboard, the UO’s course management system, more efficiently for your classes, here’s your chance to learn more.

Be at the Global Scholars Hall, Room 103, on Wed., Oct. 3, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to get some hands-on experience with Blackboard.

Bring your computer and your questions.

Knight Library Introduces Free Short-Term Storage Lockers

Knight Library Introduces Free Short-Term Storage Lockers

lockers imageHave you ever wished for a convenient and secure way to protect your belongings in the Knight Library? The UO Libraries are pleased to introduce 63 free storage lockers for UO students, faculty, and staff. The new lockers are available on a first-come, first-served basis for short-term storage (less than 24 hours).

UO Students! Don’t Miss the Intro to the Library Workshops Oct. 4 and Oct. 5

UO Students! Don’t Miss the Intro to the Library Workshops Oct. 4 and Oct. 5

If you’re new to campus or want to nail that next research paper, this workshop is for you!

Reference and Research Services in Knight Library will offer an introductory workshop on Thurs., Oct. 4, 2-3 p.m., in Knight Library, Room 267B, and Fri., Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-noon, in  Knight Library, Room 144 (Edmiston Classroom) to help you get acquainted with library resources and services. The workshops will highlight key library offerings, including:

Special Collections and University Archives Launches Facebook Page

Special Collections and University Archives Launches Facebook Page

paulson reading room special collectionsSpecial Collections and University Archives (SCUA) has launched a Facebook page at

https://www.facebook.com/UOregonSCUA

to give the campus community and others the latest information about SCUA’s collections, projects, and events.

Home Movie Day Comes to Eugene Sat., Oct. 20

Home Movie Day Comes to Eugene Sat., Oct. 20

Dhome movie day projector imageon’t throw away your old 8mm, Super 8, 16mm, and VHS home movies! Instead, bring them to Knight Library on Home Movie Day, Sat., Oct. 20, from noon to 4 p.m., to view them and learn more about their value as historical and cultural documents. A program of talks and presentations on home movies will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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