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Oakland University Dean Named to Lead UO Libraries

Oakland University Dean Named to Lead UO Libraries

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Adriene Lim, dean of libraries at Oakland University in Michigan, has been named the new dean of libraries at the UO.

Provost Scott Coltrane announced the appointment Friday, May 30. Lim, who will hold the endowed Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries chair, takes the place of retired dean Deborah Carver. Lim will start at the university July 28, 2014.

Carver Closes the Book on Her Exceptional Career

Carver Closes the Book on Her Exceptional Career

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Deborah Carver is closing the book on her outstanding career after more than 23 years at the University of Oregon Libraries. Carver, the Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries, retired at the end of April.

At her retirement celebration on April 21, representatives from across campus, including Provost Scott Coltrane, former Provost Lorraine Davis and members of the UO Libraries faculty, honored Carver’s service and wished her the best in her future endeavors.

Library Launches UO LibrarySearch, New Search and Discovery Tool

Library Launches UO LibrarySearch, New Search and Discovery Tool

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The UO Libraries has introduced a powerful new library search and discovery tool--UO LibrarySearch--with an interface that will allow users to quickly find both print and electronic materials, including journal articles, held by UO Libraries and libraries who are members of the Orbis Cascade Alliance (Summit libraries). Users will now be able to search more efficiently for items held by the 37 Summit libraries and more easily retrieve information on the items in the search results.

Library Course This Fall Integrates Your Research with 3-D Printing

Library Course This Fall Integrates Your Research with 3-D Printing

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This fall, you can learn about the future impact of 3-D printing in your field while carrying out your own 3-D printing project in a course offered by Science Librarian Dean Walton.

Entitled “Make!—Research and 3-D Object,” the 1-credit, P/NP course will allow you to explore, research, design, and fuse as you learn to print in 3-D.

OUR Journal Seeks Submissions of Student Research by June 16

OUR Journal Seeks Submissions of Student Research by June 16

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The Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal (OUR Journal) is an online, open access undergraduate research journal developed by students at the University of Oregon. The publication showcases some of the best research and scholarly writing by UO undergraduates. Current and past issues of OUR Journal can be seen at http://journals.oregondigital.org/OURJ.

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

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

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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.

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due July 28 for Projects Completed in Spring Term 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due July 28 for Projects Completed in Spring Term 2014

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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.
 

Nina Simon Talk on Participatory Museums Set

Nina Simon Talk on Participatory Museums Set

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Thursday, May 22, 8:30 a.m.

The Emerging Leaders in the Arts Network (ELAN) will host a professional development lecture with Nina Simon, executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, in the EMU Ballroom. Simon's talk will focus on ways in which art museums can become more participatory.

Talk on Ludovico Arrighi's "Operina" Scheduled

Talk on Ludovico Arrighi's "Operina" Scheduled

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Monday, May 19, 4:45 p.m

Stephanie Jed, professor of literature at the University of California, San Diego, will present a talk entitled "'Firmar la Mano’: Embodiment and Movement in the Work of Humanist Scholarship," on Monday, May 19, in the Paulson Reading Room on the second floor of Knight Library. The talk begins at 4:45 p.m.

Screening of Wayne Morse Films Planned

Screening of Wayne Morse Films Planned

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Wayne Morse Farm, Eugene, Oregon.

Thursday, June 5, 4 p.m.

Thanks to a generous grant from the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, a year-long project to inventory and conserve nearly 500 films contained in the Wayne Morse Film Collection housed in Special Collections and University Archives has been completed.

To celebrate the occasion, various films in the collection will be screened On Thursday, June 5, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Knight Library's Browsing Room.

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