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Annie Zeidman-Karpinski Named Singer Science Librarian

Annie Zeidman-Karpinski Named Singer Science Librarian

The University of Oregon Libraries is pleased to announce that Annie Zeidman-Karpinski has been named the first Singer Science Librarian.

Kenneth M. and Kenda H. Singer established the Endowed Science Librarian fund, which is dedicated to promoting and enhancing science scholarship through library teaching and service. Their generous gift will support a librarian position and program expenditures in the forthcoming Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library.

UO Insight Seminar Explores the Italian Renaissance Villa

UO Insight Seminar Explores the Italian Renaissance Villa

Saturdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, 9:30 a.m.-noon

Villa Medici in Fiesole image from it.wiki.org [http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immagine:Villa_Medici_a_Fiesole_1.jpg]

The UO Insight Seminar series launches winter term with a course focusing on the architecture and history of the villa in Renaissance Italy. Sponsored by the UO Libraries, 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.

OUR Journal Stages Cover Art Contest for Next Issue

OUR Journal Stages Cover Art Contest for Next Issue

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

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

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 Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

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:

Deadline extentded! Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due Feb. 10, 2015, for Projects Completed in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

Deadline extentded! Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due Feb. 10, 2015, for Projects Completed in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

Deadline: February 10 for 2014 Papers

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 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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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