Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.
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.
UO Insight Seminars offer college-level reading and study for lifelong learners and others.
The schedule has been set for the popular UO Insight Seminars for spring term, 2014. Spring term also features two free public lectures that introduce material covered in more depth in the full seminars. All sessions are held in Knight Library's Browsing Room unless otherwise noted.
The schedule is below. To learn more about the individual seminars and to register, visit the Insight Seminars page.
UO Libraries' rare books showcased in talk series.
Thursday, May 15, 4:00 p.m.
The Oregon Rare Books Initiative (ORBI) seeks to publicize the UO Libraries’ wonderful early print and manuscript collections, most of which are housed in Special Collections and University Archives in Knight Library. The series of talks covering some of the collections is meant to encourage the use of rare books and manuscripts in the classroom and stimulate an intellectual community gathered around the history of the book.
The ORBI schedule of talks for the remainder of the year is as follows.
Internationally known speakers and panelists will be on hand for a symposium on archives and human rights on Thursday, Oct. 24, on the University of Oregon campus. “From Silence to Memory: Archives and Human Rights in Guatemala and Beyond” will also offer a screening of a recent documentary film on human rights in Guatemala.
The University of Oregon is pleased to announce the release of a book translation and documentary film that highlight efforts by Guatemalans to overcome decades of silence and impunity over human rights abuses committed during the war that ravaged that country between 1960 and 1996.
A celebration of the musical and literary legacy of acclaimed songwriter, folksinger, longshoreman, and community and labor activist Harry S. Stamper Jr. will be held Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., at the Wesley Center, 1236 Kincaid St., Eugene.
Metadata Management Librarian Kelley McGrath has been named the winner of the Nancy B. Olson Award for 2013. Each year, Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC), an international organization for catalogers concerned with all types of nonprint materials, honors an individual who contributes to major advances in the field of audiovisual cataloging.