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Information Revolution - Evolution - Devolution

Information Revolution - Evolution - Devolution

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March, 2015 - November, 2015

John E. Jaqua Law Library
William W. Knight Law Center (1515 Agate Street), 2nd floor
March 2015 - November 2015

Canvas is LIVE and available for Spring 2015 Courses!

Canvas is LIVE and available for Spring 2015 Courses!

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Log in - Learn more:  canvas.uoregon.edu

The Canvas migration is underway! This spring, many courses at the University of Oregon will be taught in Canvas. By Fall 2015, all courses will be migrated to Canvas. We encourage you to log in now and begin learning about Canvas, the UO's new learning management system (LMS).

Introducing LibCal

Introducing LibCal

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UO Libraries' New Room Reservation System

Click here to reserve a room now: http://library.uoregon.edu/study/reserve

Beginning Spring Term 2015, LibCal replaces 25Live as the UO Libraries' room reservation system.

LibCal offers a number of service and usability upgrades:

Teaching with Wikipedia

Teaching with Wikipedia

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A presentation by LiAnna Davis, Director of Programs - Wiki Education Foundation

Thursday, March 19, 9:00 a.m. - Knight Library Browsing Room

You already know students are reading Wikipedia — why not have them write Wikipedia?

LiAnna Davis, the Wiki Education Foundation's Director of Programs, will present on the topic of teaching with Wikipedia. Wikipedia assignments connect your course to the world outside of the classroom. By writing for Wikipedia, students practice fact-based writing, research, collaboration, and critical thinking. All the while, they’ll be making a meaningful contribution to a free knowledge resource used by millions of people around the world.

Edible Book Festival 2015

Edible Book Festival 2015

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A Celebration of Culinary Creativity in the Knight Library Browsing Room

Wednesday, April 1, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room

There’ll be a delectable selection on display in Knight Library’s Browsing Room when the University of Oregon Libraries Edible Book Festival returns on Wednesday, April 1.

This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is invited to enter their book-themed culinary creations by bringing them to the Browsing Room between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The rules are simple: Entries should be made from consumable components and reflect the concept of “the book” through the use of text, form, or literary inspiration.

Ms. Fembot 2015

Ms. Fembot 2015

Ms. Fembot 2015 Edit-a-thon & Hackathon

Edit-a-thon

Facilitated by Sarah Stierch , on Friday, March 6th, we will be writing historical figures marginalized because of their gender into Wikipedia.

Pet A Dog!

Pet A Dog!

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Popular Event Returns to Global Scholars Hall

Tue. (3/10) 12noon-1pm, Thur. (3/12) 4-5pm, and Fri. (3/13) 12noon-1pm

Come and Pet A Dog at the Global Scholars Hall Library Commons (1710 E. 15th Ave.)! It's a great way to relieve stress while you're busy studying for finals.

Tuesday, March 10, 12noon-1pm
Thursday, March 12, 4-5pm
Friday, March 13, 12noon-1pm

The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades

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A bilingual Russian-English play based on Aleksandr Pushkin's 1835 novella, presented by the UO Russian Theatre

Two Shows: Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Two Shows:
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.

Global Scholars Hall, Room 123
Free and open to public

Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon

Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon

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Photo courtesy of Douglas Manger

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.

Announcing the 34th Annual Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program

Announcing the 34th Annual Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program

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Faculty members: apply for special funds to purchase library research materials.

Following a one year hiatus, 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.

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