The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) presents its new exhibit Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon. This exhibit celebrates the continuity of occupational traditions in rural Oregon and encourages audience understanding and appreciation of art forms arising from ranching practices. The display includes examples of vaquero and buckaroo traditions and field photography from the Folklife Survey of Southern Oregon.
Apply for special funds to purchase library research materials
Deadline: Friday, March 18, 2016
The UO Libraries is pleased to announce that we are once again accepting applications for the popular Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program. This endowed program of the UO Libraries provides an opportunity to request special funds for purchasing library research materials that typically fall outside departmental acquisition budgets. The call for nominations is open to all UO faculty members in all departments and academic disciplines.
L-R: Merry Pranksters Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia and Ken Babbs; UO Director of Library Development Keri Aronson; UO Libraries Associate Dean Andrew Bonamici; Bill Walton; UO Dean of Libraries Adriene Lim; Sunshine Kesey
"We have all come to the Knight Library to be blessed, to be blessed by the spirit, by the essence, and by the dreams and thought of one of our great and dear friends, Ken Kesey." --Bill Walton
This morning the UO Libraries welcomed some very special guests, including one who gives a whole new meaning to "big man on campus."
Monday, February 2, 2015 7:00 pm Knight Library Browsing Room Free and open to the public
James Fox, Head of UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, will give a presentation on the long and rich history of the book, both as a human-made artifact and a means for transmitting culture.
Thanks to collaborations with the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and funding from UO Libraries donors, three new titles documenting Native American news, views, and history are now available for searching and browsing on Historic Oregon Newspapers online: