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.
The UO Libraries has introduced a powerful new library search and discovery tool--UO LibrarySearch--with an interface that will allow users to quickly find both print and electronic materials, including journal articles, held by UO Libraries and libraries who are members of the Orbis Cascade Alliance (Summit libraries). Users will now be able to search more efficiently for items held by the 37 Summit libraries and more easily retrieve information on the items in the search results.
The Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal (OUR Journal) is an online, open access undergraduate research journal developed by students at the University of Oregon. The publication showcases some of the best research and scholarly writing by UO undergraduates. Current and past issues of OUR Journal can be seen at http://journals.oregondigital.org/OURJ.
Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO students who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Students can earn up to $1,500 for their award-winning papers, projects, and theses.
Faculty members whose students have produced high-quality research papers or projects using library resources are encouraged to nominate students they believe warrant consideration for an award.
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.
The Emerging Leaders in the Arts Network (ELAN) will host a professional development lecture with Nina Simon, executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, in the EMU Ballroom. Simon's talk will focus on ways in which art museums can become more participatory.
Stephanie Jed, professor of literature at the University of California, San Diego, will present a talk entitled "'Firmar la Mano’: Embodiment and Movement in the Work of Humanist Scholarship," on Monday, May 19, in the Paulson Reading Room on the second floor of Knight Library. The talk begins at 4:45 p.m.