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James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium

James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium

December 4-5, Lillis Business Complex, Rm. 182

Free and open to the public.

James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium
James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium

Welcoming luminaries of the science fiction field to Eugene, the University of Oregon will host a two-day symposium dedicated to the life and work of pioneering author James Tiptree, Jr. on December 4-5, 2015.

TLC Sky Studio

TLC Sky Studio

Get help with math, language, and writing in Knight Library (4th floor)

TLC Sky Studio in Knight Library
TLC Sky Studio in Knight Library

TLC Sky Studio is the UO's newest, best service point for math, writing, and language help.

At an impasse with your algebra, trigonometry, or calculus homework? Want someone to look over your paper before you hand it in? At TLC Sky Studio, you’ll find knowledgeable math and writing tutors who are here to help you.

Tutors are available:

  • Mondays–Thursdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

This service is free to all UO students. Help is offered on a drop-in basis: no appointment necessary!

Kanopy Streaming Video

Kanopy Streaming Video

Access thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films, and theatrical releases

Kanopy logo
Kanopy

We are pleased to announce that the University of Oregon Libraries has recently introduced a new online video streaming service, Kanopy.

UO Joins the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy Model

UO Joins the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy Model

Platform supports open-access publishing with no author fees

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Oregon Libraries has joined the Open Library of Humanities' (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy (LPS) system, lending our institutional support to an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges.

All Fall 2015 Courses to be Taught in Canvas

All Fall 2015 Courses to be Taught in Canvas

Log in - Learn more:  canvas.uoregon.edu

The Canvas migration is almost complete! This fall, all courses at the University of Oregon will be taught in Canvas. The last day to access Blackboard courses will be September 30, 2015. All courses must be fully migrated to Canvas by this time.
 
If you've not yet done so, we encourage you to log in now and begin learning about Canvas, the UO's new learning management system (LMS).

Bikelandia

Bikelandia

The Rights, Rules & Rides of Oregon

September 2015 - March 2016

John E. Jaqua Law Library
William W. Knight Law Center (1515 Agate Street), 2nd floor
 
From Portland’s bike artisans to its cycling mayors like Bud Clark and Sam Adams, Oregon boasts a vibrant bike culture. Oregon bicyclists have actively lobbied against auto-centric transportation laws since the 1970s.

A Teahouse, a Wigwam, and the Sex Lives of Vegetables

A Teahouse, a Wigwam, and the Sex Lives of Vegetables

An exhibit in the Architecture & Allied Arts Library

Fall 2015

Detail from the artist's book Fish Stories by Mare Blocke
Enrich your experience of the new academic year with a visit to the A&AA Library, and take a look at a new exhibit featuring some of the unique items to be found in our collections.
 
On exhibit are eight intriguing artists’ books which showcase some of the creative and skillful approaches used in this form of art. Examples make use of a variety of materials and cover such diverse topics as conspiracies by rabbits, human rights, Chinese opera, and things about vegetables you never knew.

Dean Emerita Deb Carver and Husband John Pegg '74 Make Estate Gift to UO Libraries

Dean Emerita Deb Carver and Husband John Pegg '74 Make Estate Gift to UO Libraries

Unrestricted donation will support library innovations of the future

As Dean Emerita of the UO Libraries, Deborah Carver has a first-hand perspective on the enormous role that donor support plays in helping the university fulfill its mission.

“We were fortunate to have so many amazing donors who recognized that giving to the library is a great way to share your gift with the entire campus,” she says. “It opened my eyes to the impact these gifts can have.”

Oleg Timofeyev Presents the Traditional Russian Art of 7-string Guitar

Oleg Timofeyev Presents the Traditional Russian Art of 7-string Guitar

Thursday, October 8, 7 p.m. -- Mills International Center

Lecture and Recital
Free and Open to the Public


Russian guitarist, musicologist, and filmmaker Oleg Timofeyev will bring his rarely-heard repertoire to the University of Oregon. His lecture-recital will present an illustrated history of the traditional Russian seven-string guitar that originated in the 18th century during the reign of Catherine the Great. Oleg Timofeyev will perform compositions by I. von Held, A. Svientitsky, A. Sychra, and other outstanding Russian musicians.

New and Improved Research Guides Now Available

New and Improved Research Guides Now Available

UO Libraries' new and improved Research Guides are published and available online!

Prepared by subject specialist librarians, Research Guides are the “first stop” information source for students, faculty, and others who are pursuing scholarly research in any discipline. Additional guides provide “how to” information about more generalized topics such as plagiarism, distinguishing between popular and scholarly sources, applying for grants and awards, finding government information, and much more.

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