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"Carl Heilborn: Designs for Film" on Display in A&AA Library

"Carl Heilborn: Designs for Film" on Display in A&AA Library

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Original watercolors for movie sets by Carl Heilborn are on exhibit in the University of Oregon’s Architecture & Allied Arts Library until fall term 2014. From 1935 to 1950, Heilborn, who studied art and architecture at the University of Oregon, worked as a set designer for Universal Studios and 20th Century Fox.  The exhibit features Heilborn's designs for the films In Old Chicago, White Hunter, and One Way Street.  These works are in the collections of the Architecture and Allied Arts Library.

Aerial Photography Exhibit in Knight Library Offers Bird’s-Eye View of Northwest Locations

Aerial Photography Exhibit in Knight Library Offers Bird’s-Eye View of Northwest Locations

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An exhibit entitled “Oregon Aerial Photography” is now on display in Knight Library. Curated by Nik Ligett, map and aerial photography technician at the UO Libraries, the exhibit showcases the Aerial Photograph Collection, one of gems in the library’s holdings, and provides dozens of examples of how aerial photography serves as a critical resource for researchers and others in science, business, environmental studies, and many other disciplines.

Jennifer O'Neal Wins Diversity Award

Jennifer O'Neal Wins Diversity Award

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Jennifer O’Neal, Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist at the University of Oregon Libraries, has been named a recipient of the Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) 2014 Diversity Award. The SAA is North America’s oldest and largest national archival professional association.

O’Neal was recognized for her contributions for activities promoting diversity, particularly in relation to American Indian and other indigenous groups both at the University of Oregon and at the SAA.

Website Redesign Offers Improved Search Functions and Much More

Website Redesign Offers Improved Search Functions and Much More

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A redesign of the UO Libraries website launched June 20, 2014, offers many improvements, including:

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.

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