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Free Dec. 3 Library Lecture Connects Michelangelo and Caravaggio

Free Dec. 3 Library Lecture Connects Michelangelo and Caravaggio

As part of the UO Libraries’ Insight Seminar programming, UO art history professor Jamie Harper will speak on the connections between two great Renaissance artists in a free lecture on Monday, December 3, at 7 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room.

‘Greatest Athlete in History’ Jim Thorpe Featured in Knight Library Exhibit

‘Greatest Athlete in History’ Jim Thorpe Featured in Knight Library Exhibit

An exhibit showcasing notable athlete Jim Thorpe (1888-1953) is on display in the cases located across from the Checkout/Information desk at the entrance of the Knight Library. The exhibit is entitled “The Greatest Athlete in History”. It was created to celebrate November as Native American Heritage Month 2012.

Knight Library Open Around the Clock This Weekend, Dec. 1-2

Knight Library Open Around the Clock This Weekend, Dec. 1-2

Knight Library will be open this Friday evening and remain open at all hours throughout Saturday and Sunday this coming weekend, December 1-2, to provide students with around-the-clock access to the library as they complete their papers and prepare for finals.

UO Libraries Earns Three-Star Service Rating

UO Libraries Earns Three-Star Service Rating

The UO Libraries Interlibrary Loan unit has been awarded three stars by the Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative.  Three stars are awarded to institutions who participate in 80% or more of activities, services and initiatives that the RRSI has identified as “outstanding.”

UO Libraries Publishes Feminist Journal Ada

UO Libraries Publishes Feminist Journal Ada

The UO Libraries is publisher of a new journal, Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, which launched its inaugural issue recently. Ada is a feminist, multimodal, peer-reviewed journal that examines the intersections of gender, new media, and technology.

Meet Last Year's Undergraduate Research Award Winners

Meet Last Year's Undergraduate Research Award Winners

The deadline for submissions to the annual Undergraduate Research Awards, sponsored by the UO Libraries, is February 4, 2013. Are you interested in learning more about the program or seeking inspiration? Read on to learn about last year's winning undergraduate researchers.

OUR Journal Seeks Submissions of Student Research

OUR Journal Seeks Submissions of Student Research

The Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal (OUR Journal) is an online, open access undergraduate research journal at the University of Oregon developed by students at the UO, who carry out all facets of its operation. The publication showcases some of the best research and writing by UO undergraduates. OUR Journal just launched its third issue (Volume 3, Number 1), which can be accessed at http://journals.oregondigital.org/OURJ.

New Additions in the UO Libraries

New Additions in the UO Libraries

BooksEach month, UO librarians compile a list of new resources added to the collections. The list is organized by disciplines, and allows students, staff, and faculty to track the latest publications in their fields.

NSRC Cosponsors Wireless Networking Workshop for African Nations, Mar. 11-22, 2013

NSRC Cosponsors Wireless Networking Workshop for African Nations, Mar. 11-22, 2013

nsrc logoThe Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), based at the University of Oregon and housed in Knight Library, will cosponsor a workshop, “Wireless Networking for Science in Africa,” March 11-22, 2013, in Miramare, Trieste, Italy.

Trial Access to Specialty Databases Available

Trial Access to Specialty Databases Available

One factor UO librarians and subject specialists consider when deciding on which resources to add to the library's collections is user response to trial databases. Trial databases offer free access for a given period to journal articles and other resources covering many disciplines and special interests—everything from New World cinema to Russian mass media to sports medicine. UO students, faculty, and staff can explore the databases during the free trial period and provide feedback on their usefulness.

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